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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 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 4 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 ...
over 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future consideration

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.
about 4 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Not under consideration

Allow VMs to be added/removed to WG while not in move/rehearsal regardless of other WG's phase

When a single WG is in move/rehearsal mode, all the other WGs are basically "locked" as they are - no VMs can be added or removed.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

HOST_FAILURE more accurate problem description

In the Discover output, replace the "Check available capacity and configuration issues on target hosts" message with more accurate error messages.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

With host down, show red hexagon on the host in the left pane

Add a red hexagon next to the host in the right panel when the host is down.
over 1 year ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Future 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 2 years 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 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 1 Functionality already exists

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 2 years ago in VM Recovery Manager 0 Planned for future release