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PowerVC

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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...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Better integration of SDS Spectrum Scale in the PowerVC GUI

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...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under consideration

Highly available SDN through Nova Link

We have a need to have a highly available SDN in Novalink
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Not under 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.
over 6 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.
over 6 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
over 1 year 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.
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Allow PowerVC to use LDAP users from OS

We would like to be able to use a LDAP user configured at OS level to connect to PowerVC and not configure PowerVC to use LDAP Server.
almost 3 years ago in PowerVC 0 Future consideration

Request for new feature in PowerVc

When moving a host into maintenance mode and choosing to leave the VMs on the host, the Operator should be warned if there are any "in flight" operations on any VM on the host , Any LPAR deploy, LPAR resize or LPAR LPM, that might be in progress m...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Need to fix the CPU utilization graph

Issue: CPU utilization graph is not matching to other tools example lpr2rrd1. CPU utilization graph scale representation is in %, whereas other performance tools representing in core base. Please change accordingly.2. The average CPU utilization g...
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration