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Enhance the Huawei Cinder Driver to be certified with PowerVC 2.0.3

Huawei Storage is used by a number of customers in Saudi Arabia who would like to use PowerVC for VM deployment with NPIV storage attached. Currently, PowerVC can only be used for vSCSI SSP storage because of the lack of functionality of the Huawe...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Support importing OVA files created by aix command "create_ova"

From development we have got information: "the OVA created by PowerVC has a different set of properties. So the one created using AIX command will not work here". Make it possible to import also OVA created from aix command "create_ova".
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

OpenStack CLI support for all functions.

Untill now only some functions of openstack command are supported. Extend support to all functions, to have supported easy way for automation.
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow PowerVC to reflect Profile Changes made to the LPAR profile on the HMC.

This will be very helpful when changing any profile configuration on an LPAR. From what we have seen this is not working today. also when changes are made to a LPAR profile you have to unmanage and re-manage the LPAR in powervc. this can be extrem...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add a drop down to choose VIO Server on vNIC create on deploy

PVC 2.0.2.x introduced the ability to create network adapters in preferred order OR allow automated order on adapter creation. That was very handy (I saw the earlier RFE and you stepped up) as building bonds on back-end I need to know which adapte...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enable customer to modify default login.html screen and put standard Mandated GOVT warning restrictions on it

All Govt sites require login panels to display standard access restriction text - PowerVC is currently non-compliant
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

openstack services on multiple IP addresses

Normally, openstack services are running on loopback interface - each service on its own port. Additionally, there's a Apache httpd server that acts as a reverse proxy - it listens on primary interface (probably eth0) and forwards requests to the ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

UI enhancement : customize columns feature (disappeared in 2.0)

add back the rearrange/customize columns feature in the GUI
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Make default storage system choice as were VM has its bootdisk

When deploying a VM it gets it disk from lest say FS200:1 then when / if I add more disks later on the UI default to the highest number or else BUT it does not default to the same disk system as were the boot disk reside. I would like FS UI to "of...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Setting a specific SCG as default for better integration with orchestration solutions

The concept of an SCG is Power specific, so the default OpenStack API does not offer a direct way to provide the SCG during LPAR deployment. This creates a lot of work to integrate orchestration or DevOps solutions with PowerVC, because we have to...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration