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VM Recovery Manager

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Increase the number of hosts supported by VMR

Currently VMR is limited to 12 Hosts.Some customers have more than 12 hosts. Therefore they need to have a solution which supports more than 12 Hosts. A support for 64 Hosts may be a good starting point.
almost 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Not under consideration

Make the modify DrTargetHost persistent for VM's that are already on the desired target host

In a cluster configuration that uses mxn_pairing you have an option to change the target host manually after it has been automatically set. We use that functionality as we requirements for certain VM's to be on specific hosts. For licensing purpos...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review

Enhance collocation behavior

If a member of a collocation group fails and is restarted on a backup host, the other member are moved to this backup host via restart. As long as members are healthy they should be moved via LPM. At least with first try, restart could be done if ...
10 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Under review

Power Systems Recovery Manager - Enhanced DR orchestration capabilities

We are trying to leverage Power Systems Recovery Manager for meeting following objectives, -Diagram shows business requirements.-Only DR is depicted in diagram-DC only hosts PROD -Under normal condition DC runs PROD and DR hosts PREPROD, T&D a...
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 4 Planned for future release

Automatically add PHA cluster to KSYS setup

It would be useful if the Setup of the KSYS server would automatically create a single node PHA cluster.
almost 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Support for VM Recovery Manager with MetroMirror (Multitarget)

On December 2020 we sold a power (E980)+storage(DS8950) solution to Banco Pichincha (the biggest bank in Ecuador) this solution has HA (with metro mirror with 2 DS8950) in the main Data Center, and DR (Global mirror) in the other DC, but we also s...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

To have an option to remove the disk pairing during VMRM DR Rehearsal cleanup so the disks can be re-used/re-purposed

- The client has a policy of conducting a Planned DR Test once a year using the GDR. They have not used the DR Rehearsal feature before.- Now, with VMRM 1.5, they want to utilize the DR Rehearsal feature especially on the new LPARs that will be cr...
about 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Needs more information

tuning of storage monitor

VMR currently pings to each storage_agent every 10 seconds to monitor their status. VMR will log STG_UNREACHABLE in "events.log" file in case the ping is not successful within a certain time limit. The DR site and prod site are geographically disp...
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

VMRM to support GMVC Replication for Stowise storages

VMRM to support GMVC so that the Consistency Groups automatically re-sync the data after the failed link between the Storage Boxes resumes to work.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Needs more information

GUI continuously shows "Fetching Topology" when duplicate names exist in the configuration.

The GUI should accept duplicates names as the CLI does.
7 months ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Submitted