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PowerVM VIOS

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Use multibos for VIO upgrade/recovery

We're about to start a new round of VIO upgrades and downtime and the rebuilding of a trashed VIO server is always a concern.Although we do have a two disk mirrored rootvg and therefore could unmirror rootvg and create an alternate rootvg image as...
about 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

PowerVM - Add MTU check to LPM Verification

System: PowerVMActor: Add MTU check to LPM verification The verification phase of PowerVM serves to provide a method of determining if a LPM will be successful Description: We recently had a series of systems fail after LPM due to MTU mismatch. We...
about 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

Automated FS cleanup on VIOS (skulker, etc)

From our original PMR (37280,101,616) regarding automated FS cleanup on VIOS: "Automated cleanup of unused files can be achieved via skulker. But this is not avaiable on VIOS in padmin environment. Also,it would need to be modified to suite VIOS's...
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 4 Not under consideration

Add Network Tunnelling support via VXLAN or GRE for PowerVM

PowerVM lacks of support for SDN solutions and only supports legacy vlan based layer 2 networks.Against this hypervisors under x86 supports network tunnelling technology. For example KVM supports VXLAN or GRE using OpenvSwitch. ESX supports VXLAN ...
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

This is test RFE on 19 Aug 2015

This is test to check email notification back to the submitter
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 3 Not under consideration

Provide ability for virtual optical devices larger than 4.3GB

Using Virtual Media Library the optical device is restricted to 4.3GB in size. It then prompts for a second volume for images larger than 4.3GB.Requesting possibility to have virtual optical device increased beyond 4.3GB
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

chdev on active adapter

Adding functionality to "chdev" to kick back "Device busy" when attempting to alter an active device.
over 8 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

LACP in LPAR of interfaces from dual VIOS

Currently when virtualizing an LPAR behind dual VIOS the network path taken by connections only goes through one VIOS server. This means that any network resources on the other VIOS server are not available for the LPAR. If the virtual switch prov...
almost 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 4 Not under consideration

This is PowerVM VIOS RFE3 on 12 Feb 2015

This is Required
about 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration

This is PowerVM VIOS RFE2 on 12 Feb 2015

This is Required
about 9 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 2 Not under consideration