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NFS based files as BackingDevices for vSCSI mapping
Allow files located on NFS shares mounted on the VIOs to be used as BackingDevice for vSCSI mapping (similar to VMware data store). Until now file based BackingDevices are only possible using StoragePools or ISOs.
In normal running Aix, if the switch port is powered off or if loses power, and then powered on The Vnic first would fail to the backup port then after the switch port is powered on, the vnic will try to fail back to the VNIC with the higher prior...
Use syslog service on VIO to send syslog into to syslog-ng splunk server
In talking with our Premium Proactive Support Team Lead Kellie Kronenberger she encouraged us to submit what our security team is seeking to implement via syslog as regards certain VIO servers in our environment. What our security team wants to ha...
updateios breaks the update due to network disruption
You can reach out Deepak Menezes(firstname.lastname@example.org) .This is with respect to issue we hit on case TS011570960Was installing Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 on top of his system 18.104.22.168.During the installation the Putty session disconnected due to network dis...
Retry FDISC to re-establish a NPIV connection at a user settable time frame
In a virtualized environment with NPIV certain fabric changes (such as firmware updates) may require the need to re-establish a NPIV connection using a FDISC. This FDISC is being retried. If this is not successful the NPIV client is giving up, and...
During initial LPM (Powervm 22.214.171.124) The 'mover' presents several network interfaces to choose from. These interfaces have been test with a PING, (tested by LPM not user ) and PING have tested as affirmative. LPM assumes that network interface is...
Vios - enhance lsnports command to provide more info
Enhance the command lsnports so that it displays additional info that what is shows already I would like to be able to see Customer Added info (From the odm) added by maybe a chdev to add a description field for each lsnports entry to show me (fab...
Add Network Tunnelling support via VXLAN or GRE for PowerVM
PowerVM lacks of support for SDN solutions and only supports legacy vlan based layer 2 networks.Against this hypervisors under x86 supports network tunnelling technology. For example KVM supports VXLAN or GRE using OpenvSwitch. ESX supports VXLAN ...
viosupgrade command helps to upgrade VIOS 3.1 to 4.1. If viosupgrade finds some outdated filesets which are possibly not supported on VIOS 4.1, it stops and waits for user's confirmation. In an automated process it means that a user should confirm...
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