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Powervc should warn the administrator about disruptive operations

In some cases powervc can initiate a disruptive change when performing a seemingly non invasive operation, such as adding a new volume. It performs the change in the background that can cause an outage of the VM, for example when zonemanager decid...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Preferred node support for IBM SVC stretched cluster / PBHA

In a IBM (enhanced) stretched cluster or a PBHA (Hyperswap) implementation, it is necessary that the preferred node of a LUN is on the same site then the VM is running. Otherwise every IO has to go twice over the ISL's, because the multipath drive...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 1 Submitted

Publish API(s) to perform the work done via CLI command powervc-edit-scg

For automation. And not needing elevated access to OSI.
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

cascading storage groups for EMC/Dell storage should be an option, not forced.

Sometime back IBM changed PowerVC to force cascading storage groups which caused extreme difficulty to the point of making PowerVC unusable in our EMC Storage array environment. Even after redommissioning PowerVC (with regret), we were migrating 5...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Add tags found in HMC frame and LPARs to PowerVC

By allowing PowerVC to utilize the tags created in the HMC it would provide a consistent tag "naming" standard across the two products and save time.
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted

Capacity/Performance Management

HMC should provide the same detail level and functionality like lpar2rrd in point of Capacity and Performance management.
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Submitted

PowerSC Patch Management replication feature should work with non-root users

The PowerSC Patch Management feature allows Primary-Secondary TNCPM topology- the primary server downloads TLs, SPs, ifixes etc and replicates them to the the secondary TNCPM server. For this, we need to configure password-less root SSH between pr...
about 2 months ago in PowerSC 1 Submitted

HMC Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode

HMC should have a Patch Management: Central Patch Management for AIX, PowerVM, Firmware and Microcode. IBM should provide a easy way for Patch Management. System Firmware and Adapter microcode report in one tool (something Microcode Discovery tool...
about 2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 10 Submitted

Allow to import a certificate into the ESA trust store

As described by IBM support in CASE TS015898308, a HMC can not Call Home when using a Proxy, which is replacing certificates in the SSL encryption. The customer wants this feature to work in further releases.
2 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Submitted

Add ssh key authentication type for HMC connection

Please add possibility to use ssh keys for PowerVC HMC connectivity, in a similar as there is possiblity to use ssh key auth type for Storage connections.
2 months ago in PowerVC 0 Submitted