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RFE to request bundling of Anti Virus into the hmc application or some other AV software, Preferably Crowdstrike AV

Adding an Antivirus engine would enhance protecting against vulnerabilities; real time monitoring, all would benefit in todays cyber attack environment
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

PowerHA log hacmp.log file shows ERROR message for TieBreaker setup at node startup , but it is not really an error.

This error is seen during starting first node. RSCT command chrsrc configures tiebreaker using Global Scope.But if the first node is started when the other node is completely down and thus not reachable, Global Scope is not usable.The error genera...
over 1 year ago in PowerHA for AIX 2 Under review

Maintain paths returning PQ=1 in Failed status after reboot

At the moment when a LUN inquiry returns Peripheral Qualifier (PQ)=1, the path to the LUN is considered in Failed status. In the event of a LUN path temporarily changing to Unavailable (ASC/ASCQ 0x04/0x0C ) and therefore setting PQ=1, that situati...
over 1 year ago in AIX 0 Under review

To be able to export process approval data

This would be useful so that you can pull data together on all the maps that you have and you could see which maps have been approved, the date that they were approved and whom by. This would benefit editors in being able to identify which process...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Under review

lack of AC power status in IBM Power servers

Hello. Please refer to PMH 74741,820,820 and RCMS 820,01DNGBS. In case of AC power failure, only loss of power is recorded in ASMI. Moreover, if two power supplies fail - only one failure is recorded at ASMI. When AC power comes back - there is no...
over 5 years ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Add a expansion piece to the rails

When you are installing a HMC, Power 9 etc, in a non IBM rack, sometimes the HMC is just an half an inch too short from side to side. This happens when you are installing the hardware in a datacenter that you have no control over the rack. The onl...
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 0 Under review

cllsif output is miss leading when there are multiple sites

Currently, the cllsif command lists every service IP label as available on every node and every site in the cluster. However, when a cluster has multiple sites that requires different IP addresses in each site, that means that a given service IP l...
almost 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Automation to activate / deactivate RPV server & client devices for PowerHA/XD managed GLVM VGs before after FS related tasks.

PowerHA/XD handles the RPV server & client devices on it's own. After the resource group take over has been completed, PowerHA/XD will: - unconfigures the RPV server devices (puts them to defined state) belonging to the RG's volume groups on ...
about 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

PowerHA Stop After Dependency WITHOUT failover behavior modification

Explanation:The current Stop After dependency modifies behavior on failover. Take for example if RG1 must stop after RG2. Then, if RG1 fails over, RG2 will be bounced under the current dependency logic. I would like a dependency where RG1 must sto...
almost 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Under review