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PowerVC

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PowerVC - name vs mmts

PowerVC uses MMTS name(9080M9S_123ABC) rather display name(mypower_frame1) in REST API, command line, logs etc. It is very inconvenient for readability and usability.
over 3 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Load balancing to Multiple IO Groups when creating/attaching Storage for a VM using SVC's

Hi We have 2 x Initiator Port Groups [ Each with 4 ports coming from dual SAN Fabrics via a Pair of VIO Servers] and 16 x Target SVC Stroage Port groups [ 4 ports with vWWNs in SVC where 2 ports from Fabric A and other two from Fabric B ]. If we t...
about 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC - Capability to export/dump configuration data for configured infrastructure entities

PowerVC is a commonly used product in modernized cognitive systems based cloud data center environment. It talks to various key infrastructure components like power servers, HMCs, storage subsystems, network etc. and facilitates automation, standa...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

PowerVC should be able to handle multiple IP's for storage in case one IP is down it should communicate through other IP's

In A9KR there are three IPs for the storage and we can add Storage in PowerVC using any IP. PowerVC does not allow to register same storage using different IP's. It should have the capability to add all the IP's for a storage while registering sto...
almost 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

add support for encrytping passwords in /opt/ibm/powervc/powervcrc file

IBM PowerVC uses a script file to set a number of parameters, including password via the file opt/ibm/powervcrc the file is clear text, encrypting the password via an AES string would ensure protection of a password is stashed in this file
11 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Enable checking of currently active users

When PowerVC maintenance is being performed (stop/start/upgrade) it would be useful to be able to check if there were any active UI sessions.Ideally we could run a CLI command to list users in a particular project or all projects
over 1 year ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC

Have a support for Safeguarded SVC snapshots on PowerVC.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Choose of network in deploy either DNS Authority or defined network

Currently it is only possible to define a DNS authority or networks. When deploying a VM with defined DNS authority e.g. Infoblox we cannot set an ip address also when we want to deploy a VM with a defined network. The deploy failed so we have to ...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Backup Node with different operating system

Backup Node and PowerVC Server on different architecture and Operating System. For example backup Node on ppc64le running SLES and the PowerVC Server on x86 running Red Hat.
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Update the "alarm" in PowerVC clock to show level of alert

If its a "red alarma clock it synced with something that has failed, if its blue its some info and if its green something good happened.Now all alerts are red, and one might think its actually something gone wrong.
8 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration