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PowerVM VIOS

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Padmin GID Non-0

Change padmin group to non-zero We have manually set many of our VIOS instances to 1 staff without any issues. However this is non-standard and not supported by IBM. Need a supported option from IBM. RFQ system doesn't allow Salesforce cases. TS00...
about 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

VIO device naming convention after LPM (vfchostX)

See case TS002260514:LPM/HMC does mess up the AIX device names on target VIOS.Especially if using the "vios-virtual-slot-number" on the target VIOSs i would assume the device naming is the same on both. But it is not as we know.
about 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Future consideration

IBM Power Series FC HBA Driver enhancement

Enable Driver of Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (FC HBA) to alert gaps identified in SCSI IDs for the external storage luns (FC based Storage)
over 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

PVLAN support for PowerVM

Currently PowerVM only accepts PVLANs by forcing VEPA on its vswitch and private-vlan host mode set on the external switch port (1 primary VLAN, 1 secondary PVLAN). (as described in this IBM developerworks link: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/...
over 5 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Under review

VIO Readonly access to oem_setup_env

Requesting a solution for a VIO Readonly access to the full oem_setup_env environment.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

Retry FDISC to re-establish a NPIV connection at a user settable time frame

In a virtualized environment with NPIV certain fabric changes (such as firmware updates) may require the need to re-establish a NPIV connection using a FDISC. This FDISC is being retried. If this is not successful the NPIV client is giving up, and...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

VIOS - NPIV Adapters: Active WWPN Switch

It would be awesome if there would be a possibility to switch the active WWPN online. Just a command which switches the active WWPN.
over 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Not under consideration

VIOS no-prompt updateios

Hi IBM, Would you be able to add a flag/option to the updateios command to suppress the 'Continue bos.rte.install installation [y|n]?' and other similar prompts?
over 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

Include linux screen command in VIOS

Hello, We would like that VIOs support a similar command as the screen command in the linux world. Thank you OD
over 6 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

support multibos under VIO

Support of multibos under VIO.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration