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Enabling SpectrumScale Snapshot in PowerVC for VIOS SDS
With PowerVC 2.0 and VIOS 184.108.40.206 there is a new possibility to use Spectrum Scale (GPFS) Remote Cluster mounts in PowerVC as storage provider.Actually there is no possibility to make snapshots from client lpar rootvg as it could be done with othe...
about 2 years ago
Many AIX and IBMi Power customers would like to use PowerVC to manage their environment. But they do not have strong Linux Skills. Porting the PowerVC server to AIX would allow these customers to purchase and use PowerVC
PowerVC support for saving/restoring customer entered meta-data in case of re-install / restore operations
A key differentiator for PowerVC, as compared to management with just HMC, is the option to augment objects with comments to further clarify the role of that specific object. An example is a VM where we add a comment that this VM is used in the co...
about 1 year ago
PowerVC services/binaries/config/logs - owner by non-root user
Once PowerVC is running, if it does not change RHEL OSI settings, does the product need to run as root?It is difficult to obtain root access to production systems, so collecting logs, performing backups, etc is extremely difficult to do when the p...
It is possible to start and stop LPARs from PowerVC. But this feature allows only "graceful" shutdown of system. It doesn't allow both hard shutdown/reboot or shutdown with dump.
about 2 years ago
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