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PowerVM - Add MTU check to LPM Verification

System: PowerVMActor: Add MTU check to LPM verification The verification phase of PowerVM serves to provide a method of determining if a LPM will be successful Description: We recently had a series of systems fail after LPM due to MTU mismatch. We...
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

HMC lscod use TZ for command output

Service request number74532,101,616
over 8 years ago in Hardware Management Console 2 Not under consideration

ipfilter do not drop pakets anymore

Hello, We are using ipfilter as a firewall. When the session table is full, packets are dropped. We ask IBM to change the ipfilter behaviour as described below : if ipfilter can not store a session (session table is full)then a) accept the packets...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

user id case handling with multiple user registeries

See PMR 67164,442,000
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

Rebuilding boot image for the alt_inst image (wake up image)

The command - chroot /alt_inst /usr/sbin/emgr -r -L <ifix id> would remove ifix from /alt_inst image. But the problem is that in the case of Rebuilding boot image (automatic) as part of ifix removal, would create a boot image in the active r...
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

accelerate NIM installation

speed up installation of NIM packages by separating download of package and installation.
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Not under consideration

RDi RSE - save IFS filters like libraries/objects/members

When editing source in the IFS, it's really inconvenient to have to browse through the entire IFS tree to find the source you want to edit. It would be much better to have saved filters to quickly go to where you want instead. Use Case: After star...
over 8 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

PowerVC verbose EGO mesages during startup

PowerVC startup generates a number of errors related to EGO as required services are not yet startedExample;nova-ibm-ego-ha-service: 2015-10-23 13:55:58.612 1406 ERROR [-] PlatformResource Scheduler could not con...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

AIX LVM "per node" preferred read option

Add a per node option to specify the logical volume preferred read method.preferred read is currently a global LV setting. This is not optimal for failover in PowerHA environments. In a SAN environment it is necessary to choose the local LV copy i...
over 8 years ago in AIX 8 Not under consideration

Support for virtualized storage behind EMC VPLEX

We would like to use PowerVC but we are moving towards an environment where all storage is virtualized behind EMC's Vplex. This is fine for normal OS deployment but I am told PowerVC requires Open Stack drivers and EMC does not have them for Vplex...
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 3 Not under consideration