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VMs lost half NPIV paths before RMC is ready

when attaching a new volume to a new vm with "remote restart state = "Local Storage upgrade failed", the other previous created vm's LUN map paths would be partially deleted
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Approve mutliple requests at once (Self-Service Administrator)

Currently there does not seem to be a way to select and approve/deny multiple user requests at once. Each must be individually selected, approved and optionally responded to. There should be functionality to select via checkboxes all the approvals...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC Login Interface Project Selection

PowerVC web interface offers no choice as to which Project is being logged into. It tries to store a client-side cookie to determine the last Project accessed and uses that cookie, or if missing, the last(?) instance from an unsorted(?) list of in...
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

DRO ability to monitor resources on both CPU AND Memory

It would be nice to have the ability to choose both the CPU and Memory when monitoring resources.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Disk check based on Lun ID rather than its name

Storwize driver behaviour is based on lun names. I think it would be better to be based on Lun ID, which are unique, unlike the Lun Names, which are easily modified.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC - managing FC port connnections from VIOS to storage

Customer engagement, Customer would like PowerVC to surface a way to select the backend storage ports used thru VIOS to connect.Currently SCG provides the option to control how ports are used to VIOS, but cannot force port selection by VIOS to the...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Allow multiple LUNs to be unmanaged

When unmanaging LUNs in PowerVC we are only allowed to unmanage an indidual LUN as multiples cannot be selected.
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 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...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Enable modification of an existing storage template to add some more I/O groups

Allow adding more I/O group in the existing storage template
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Add ability to assign LPM and Host Evac permissions separately for non-Admin roles

As a large IT enterprise, we have Steady State / Operations Support 24/7. The Admin team for PowerVC is not a 24/7 operation. We need to be able to grant LPM capabilities (vm move) and Host Evacuation capabilities to the Build and Operations teams...
almost 6 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered