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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...
almost 2 years ago
During a deployment of a new VM, PowerVC checks if the IP is already used by looking into its database. If an IP is free according to the DB, but is already in use, PowerVC will deploy this IP. These leads to IP address conflicts. This may happen,...
almost 3 years ago
Some customer are going away from FibreChannel. For these customers we should of an alternative connection to the storage, such as iSCSI.The new VIOS version 3 now supports iSCSI connections and can virtualize that storage into the client VM.Power...
about 3 years ago
vNIC Backing device Acive and Passive Port balancing
vNIC use multiple backing devices with one active port and multiple backup ports. PowerVC can deploy redundant vnic. But there is no control to specify the active and passive backing device. Neither PowerVC alternates between the backing devices t...
over 3 years ago
Add Operating System column to the Virtual Machines view
It would sometimes be of great help to filter out VMs by Operating system.
about 4 years ago
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