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UAK Longer validated period

We want to have UAK validated period extended to 1 year at least. Currently implemented period of 180 days is considered too short. When system attention lamp turns on at UAK expiration, customers are forced to take reactive actions to decide if a...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVM 2 Not under consideration

ibmveth

followup 131910:modinfo ibmveth filename: /lib/modules/4.12.14-95.24-default/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmveth.koversion: 1.06license: GPLdescription: IBM Power Virtual Ethernet Driverauthor: Santiago Leon <santil@linux.vnet.ibm.com>++...
over 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

SRIOV in shared mode: HMC debug facilities

SRIOV in shared mode: There are no HMC debug facilities like send/receive power nor wrap plug diagnostics.
almost 2 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

New Firmware Update Access Key (UAK) need to be order and are issued with a duration of 180 days

N1022509 - A7004761 Order and Apply Firmware Update Access Key (UAK) IBMi OS Managed or HMC Managed POWER8 or POWER9 Systemshttps://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1022509It told -- Therefore, new Update Access Key(s) need to be order ...
almost 4 years ago in PowerVM 0 Not under consideration

VLAN / Vswitch info from CLI on Linux on Power

I would like to have a command on Linux on Power similar to AIX enstat command; to find out Vswitch & VLAN information from OS CLI: AIX entstat example:root@capadir01:/home/root # entstat -d ent1 |egrep "MYVLAN|Port VLAN ID"Port VLAN ID: 4000S...
over 4 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters

SR-IOV support for fiber adapters
almost 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

SR-IOV with VLAN list should allow NIB

There is great potential for enhancemnet in the use of SR-IOV in failover scenarios, where the control within each LPAR is realized by using an Etherchannel over two physical adapters. It's a pity, but nowadays such a failover scenario is only pos...
over 6 years ago in PowerVM 3 Not under consideration

Senior System Support Engineer

now i can't decide.
over 3 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration

Complete 4096 Byte NWSSTG support for 8202-E4D

Power7 servers have support for 4096 byte NWSSTG objects (hosted disks) but it is not quite complete. Oh so very close!! It is complete for 770 (Enterprise) class servers in 780 firmware. Sadly, however, for the entry level, E4D servers it is not ...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVM 0 Not under consideration

Requesting a new attribute to increase / decrease CPU

Currently, we've a job scheduler called UC4 (appworx) which schedules jobs in our organization. This scheduler doesn't activates jobs when the CPU percentage is greater than 99%. The jobs remains in a CPU_WAIT state until the CPU % is below 99%. S...
about 5 years ago in PowerVM 1 Not under consideration