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PowerVC is not able to recognize out-of-band storage operations. For example: If a storage pool was moved, renamed or vdisks where migrated into a storage pool doing for administrative purpose PowerVC will create errors.The only way to fix these e...
over 2 years ago
Currently, PowerVC creates HBA or WWPN specific SAN zones. Since the SAN fabrics can contain aliases and zones that are not necessarily PowerVC related, this can result in a SAN administration nightmare. I would like to see PowerVC create LPAR/VM ...
about 4 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 2 years ago
It would be nice to be able to back up the shared storage pool images using the new regular backup command or something similar. Using "dd" as the doc suggests works of course but it's definitely not user-friendly... and it could lead to huge prob...
almost 5 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 2 years ago
In PowerVC 2.0.3 when you deploy a VM from the UI, when you have more than 500 networks in the list, the page is totally unusable correctly.
Instead of having the list of ALL the networks already populated, it would probably be better to be able ...
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...
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