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PowerVC

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License IBM Cloud Portal Code

IBM's Cloud portal is based on PowerVC / Openstack and provides very good deployment and billing capabilities. Why not offer this code to customers who are currently using PowerVC in their own on-prem solution.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Kerberos Support within PowerVC

Kerberos support within PowerVC for administrators managed by Microsoft ADS should be supported
over 8 years ago in PowerVC 4 Future consideration

Make VM search field search within ALL the VMs and not just the displayed ones (PowerVC 2.0.3)

In PowerVC 1.4.4, when using the search field in the VM List page, the search was done through the list of ALL VMs and not just the ones currently displayed. Right now in PowerVC 2.0.3, if you want the search to be effective you first have to make...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 3 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.
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC support imports existings VMs with VNIC / SR-IOV & VLAN ID 0 (without VLAN)

Import in PowerVC existing AIX VMs without VLAN ID on VNIC/SR-IOV is not possible (because without VLAn ID -> the VLAN ID is 0).
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC

Have a support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add Operating System column to the Virtual Machines view

It would sometimes be of great help to filter out VMs by Operating system.
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Power Enterprise pool : adding/removing mobile resources manually without using HMC

Please add Power Enterprise pool support for novalink managed hosts on PowerVC ! It is supported, but only through DRO.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Ping IPs before deployment

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,...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

iSCSI support (over VIOS) for PowerVC

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...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration