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PowerVC

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Scheduled VM deployment option

Client wants scheduled VM deployment option. The idea is to allow them to control and create the VMs during lean period but initiate/approve during office hours.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Add SVC port selection used by PowerVC for zoning

Expand "Storage Connectivity group" or "Zoning Policy" (wherever is more appropriate) configuration details and granularity around Target Storage. Today PowerVC connects to the SVC cluster via it's service account, collects the nodes' fabric (FC) ...
about 7 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

REST API does not return Description field of VM

When defining a VM in PowerVC, you can add a description of the virtual machine. That is (or can be) displayed in PowerVC when looking at the list of vm's etc. We use that description to specify what the VM does (what the customer uses it for), si...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Existing ESS / Spectrum Scale cluster usage for PowerVC SDS

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition.The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spectrum Scale 5.x which is shipped with PowerVC.Po...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC adding tape fiberchannel adapter wwpn in host configuration on storage

When PowerVC attaches virtual fiber channel adapters to a vm that connect to a dedicated fabric to tape, PowerVC add the wwpns from theses adapters to the host storage definition in SVC/Storwize. Since these wwpns will never be used to access disk...
about 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC not adding tape fiberchannel adapter wwpn in host configuration on storage

When PowerVC attaches virtual fiber channel adapters to a vm that connect to a dedicated fabric to tape, PowerVC add the wwpns from theses adapters to the host storage definition in SVC/Storwize. Since these wwpns will never be used to access disk...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Copy deploy templates

Currently if we want to provide a new deploy template for our self-service portal users, we have to create it from scratch starting with the image. I have recently had a couple of engagements where a number of templates were needed (from the same ...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Selection of LPM network (MSP pairing)

When migrating virtual machines between hosts (LPM), it is not possible to select what network to use (MSP Paring). Today it will choose the network where the default gateway is defined. It's not always optimal.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC advanced user role without deleting capability

We are trying to onboard/manage all existing PowerVM Hosts/VMs under PowerVC. Now every user role which can make change can also do delete VM including volumes. This is a potential disaster when we want our Tier-1 system admin team use PowerVC ins...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

MSPP support for DRO

We would like to see an enhancement for DRO, based not only on the CPU /memory utilization , but also on the MSPPs (shared Processor pools) utilization.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered