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VM Recovery Manager

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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...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Unmanage port in VM Recovery Manager

A customer is hitting an issue that we have seen a few times with customers. Discover / verify operation fails with the following error when issuing an inquiry command:migmgr -f get_adapter -t vscsi -s U9080.M9S.21D5C47-V2-C418 -w 1385770584273256...
almost 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Running ksysmgr as non-root

ksysmgr need to be run by operator. Operator are not given root account access. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/670591 Setting up euid=0 for a script containing ksysmgr also does not work. Currently, there is an explicit check for the user ...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

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...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

Enhancing event notification for notifying critical/warning events + their corresponding recovery events

System: IBM VM Recovery Manager HA 1.4. Actor: Administrator needs new functionality Description: We ask to enhance functionality for critical/warning events. The new functionality should deliver new option/behaviour for sending recovery notificat...
about 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

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 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Needs more information

VMRM DR - move fails although verification works

Case TS004589009:Before we move our LPARS into backup location using VMRM DR, we run 'ksysmgr verify' to make sure there will not be any issues during move. Although "verify" process reports success, real move fails on insufficient resources.
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

shared dual-cec configuration

Let's take this scenario: we have two datacenters, each one has the same number of POWER servers managed by VMRM. We have two KSYS consoles - one in each datacenter. Basic idea is, when 1 DC acts as primary, while 2nd as standby. I'd like to have ...
over 3 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 2 Future consideration

Provide capability to use non-root user onVM Recovery Manager HADR

VMRM HADR 1.4.0.2 requires that all operations, CLI and GUI, are configured and managed using the root user. The GUI sends commands to the AIX KSYS instance using ssh but it is standard practice for Banks to change /etc/ssh/sshd_config to the foll...
almost 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Future consideration

Support for multiple VIOS pairs in 1KSYS of VM Recovery Manager HA

Currently VM Recovery Manager HA supports only one VIOS pair per KSYS.In an environment where multiple VIOS pairs are exist on a single node, it is necessary to configure a separate KSYS for each VIOS pair.Therefore, please improve the function so...
over 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration