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PowerVC

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PowerVC - editing VM?s properties

Editing VM properties.To reflect the Connectivity Group and Image source.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC SDI redundancy

PowerVC SDI with Open/IO does not support an equivalent of dual VIOS. Enable redundancy/dual Open/IO capability.
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Add option in PowerVC to make use of snapshot feature of storwize instead of flashcopy to deploy VMs from images

Storwize (Spectrum Virtualize, V7K, V9K, ..) offers 2 options to clone a volume: flashcopy or snapshot. Flashcopy is the solution that PowerVC implements today in order to deploy VMs from images when the storage provider is a Storwize based storag...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

A way for PowerVC 2.0 to purge data out of logs by date/time and status.

A way to purge data from the logs in the PowerVC 2.0 GUI with a certain status for a specific date/time.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

SSH Key capability with HMC and Brocade Switches

SSH Key capability with HMCs and Brocade switches from the GUI which is available on SVC only currently.
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Threshold for Integrated Storages which are already 95% fileld up

Major Bank in India would want to define threshold on their already filled up storages to 95% which are part of PowerVC so that noone allocates Volumes from those storages but as it will be required for management of Hosts and VMs , we will have t...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC does not display ifixes installed

PowerVC does not display installed ifixes in the "About" box in the GUI. The /opt/ibm/powervc/version.properties also does display ifixes installed. This is important information, especially when multiple PowerVC installations are in the environment.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC Delete lpar menu to include post-processing script to remove lpar from Chef

Provide the ability to input a post-processing script in PowerVC when deleting lpars to include a method to unregister the lpar from Chef.
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

“Bring your own web server” to support other webservers rather than Apache httpd only

“Bring your own web server” to support other webservers rather than Apache httpd only Some companies don't allow httpd
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - Better Image Handling and Deployment

The generic x86 ( or ANY ) deployment of PowerVC needs better image handling and deployment. It is unacceptable that you must maintain an image on each and every storage array for every PowerVC instance.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration