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PowerVC changing the synchronization rate for volumes on IBM SVC

Hello,I would like to change the default SVC synchronization rate in PowerVC from 2 MB/s to 64 MB/s so that a volume no longer needs 24 hours to synchronize and is synchronized after 2 hours. At the moment you have to adjust this manually in the S...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enable filtering SR-IOV RoCE adapters for deploys

With IBM I R740 supporting DB2 Mirror over RoCE, we would like the ability when deploying IBM I LPARS to have the ability to only deploy against the RoCE Adapters vs a random selection of the SR-IOV adapters. This will allow us to deploy multiple ...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - LPM validate not supported

When we have to manage a lot of AIX's (more than 2000), LPM operations become critical. We have to be sure that LPM operations will succeed. Same process that are on HMC. PowerVC at this time, don't propose to validate a LPM operation.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Choose of network in deploy either DNS Authority or defined network

Currently it is only possible to define a DNS authority or networks. When deploying a VM with defined DNS authority e.g. Infoblox we cannot set an ip address also when we want to deploy a VM with a defined network. The deploy failed so we have to ...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Split host definition in SVC into 2 entries to avoid degraded hosts

PowerVC creates a single host definition in SVC and adds all VFC WWPNs (active ones and inactive ones used during LPM) to it. This results in a SVC host definition, which is always marked as degraded. Customers usually creating 2 host definitions ...
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC should be able to handle multiple IP's for storage in case one IP is down it should communicate through other IP's

In A9KR there are three IPs for the storage and we can add Storage in PowerVC using any IP. PowerVC does not allow to register same storage using different IP's. It should have the capability to add all the IP's for a storage while registering sto...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC reporting

Use of a PowerVC reporting would offer a chargeback possibility, combining VM name, core- and memory-minutes (and possibly other parts). This report would also be good to generate from ansible and use for service follupup. also input our price for...
4 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC SAN zone creation feature request

Currently, PowerVC creates HBA or WWPN specific SAN zones. Since the SAN fabrics can contain aliases and zones that are not necessarily PowerVC related, this can result in a SAN administration nightmare. I would like to see PowerVC create LPAR/VM ...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Supporting out-of-band storage operations

PowerVC is not able to recognize out-of-band storage operations. For example: If a storage pool was moved, renamed or vdisks where migrated into a storage pool doing for administrative purpose PowerVC will create errors.The only way to fix these e...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

add restart with dump feature from PowerVC

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 in PowerVC 1 Future consideration