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customizable columns in the viewing panels

Adding the ability to change/add/remove columns in the GUI. Look at the SVC GUI, it does that just fine ! In addition, it would be nice to be able to save the configuration of the columns, to multiple "profiles" (default, myview, mybeautifuldetail...
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

New column to Storage view

Currently the Storage view shows only Available capacity on the Storage (see attached screenshot). However, when you are using Thin provisioning (which is nearly always nowadays) , it would be valuable to see also the total Allocated capacity.
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Add image deploy on exsisting lpar in powerVC

Using PowerVC we can not deploy image on existing lpar. Deployment will use only for new lpar. We want to use PowerVC to deploy images on existing lpar same like Nim restore image.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Support for Shared Processor Pools

From several PowerVC workshops I hear from customers that the support for Shared Processor Pools is a very important feature. Some customers they even can't start with that feature (to be license compliant).
almost 10 years ago in PowerVC 4 Delivered

POWERVC - Multiple SAN port tags

We would like the ability to provide multiple SAN port tags in PowerVC.
over 4 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Provide option in Compute Template to enable performance collection

Currently, we enable performance collection on the HMC on each lpar to send data to Nmon. There is no option in the Compute template in PowerVC to do so which means we have to go in to the hmc manually after the lpar is provisioned to check the "e...
almost 7 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
about 6 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Ability To Specify Memory In GB Instead of MB In Multiple Places

It would be beneficial to have the ability to specify memory values in GB instead of or in addition to MB in many areas inside of PowerVC. Possibly by adding a toggle that switches between MB/GB like on the HMC interface. We typically allocate mem...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Add Red Hat support in PowerVC SDI server nodes

We have proposed the PowerVC SDI solution to a Canadian university and they noted that they have free Red Hat licenses to apply to their solution however we specified Ubuntu 16.04 for the server nodes because this is the only supported hypervisor....
over 6 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC - Option to email out DRO Events instead of just logging them

DRO Events can only be seen through the PowerVC GUI. Instead of having to login to the GUI to check for new events, there should be an option to have them sent to an external email address.
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered