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PowerVC

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Support for HyperSwap in A9000 ( XIV ) with PowerVC

We would like to use PowerVC with HyperSwap in A9000 ( XIV )
over 3 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
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Split host definition in SVC into 2 entries to avoid degraded hosts

PowerVC creates a single host definition in SVC and adds all VFC WWPNs (active ones and inactive ones used during LPM) to it. This results in a SVC host definition, which is always marked as degraded. Customers usually creating 2 host definitions ...
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Create wwpn aliases while deploying VMs

Clients create alias of LPAR wwpns in SAN switches(Brocade & Cisco). These alias are used to zone with Storage wwpn alias. Currently PowerVC does not create alias of LPAR wwpns while deploying.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Future consideration

Export shared storage pool images from PowerVC

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...
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 5 Future consideration

Supporting out-of-band storage operations

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

powervc 2.0.3 without high availabity addon

You can only install powervc single node with available extension cost $399. I want to install powervc 2.0.3 on a single node not a high available cluster environment for test purposes etc . there for i have to enabel the high available extension ...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

POWERVC Enterprise Pool V1 enablement for core/memory activations during LPM

Please add the ability for PowerVC to migrate enterprise pool V1 activations from source to target frames during LPM operations. This would be something similar to how the lab services LPM toolkit performs this functionality.
over 4 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.
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Fabric monitoring/visibility for PowerVC

Hello team, We have PowerVC 2.0.2 and during migration storage fabrics were replaced as well. Unfortunately without accounts for PowerVC. Once that was done PowerVC was blind for that, we tried:- create new LUN - it failed, without any notificatio...
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration