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Add options to use different shared Filesystems for SAP Smart Assist

When using PHA SAP Smart Assist it is required to use NFS 4.It would be very helpful to have an option to use NFS 3 or ISS (GPFS) instead.
5 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Submitted

Add feature to be able to add mount options to NFS cross mounts

For some our NFS cross mounted filesystems we need to be able to add additional NFS mount options. This is a requirement triggered by SAP. It also should be added to the SAP Smart Assist tools.
11 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Improve PowerHA SVC/FlashSystem ssh access security model

Today PowerHA requires unrestricted the Admin role via SSH to manage the copy relationships on SVC/FlashSystem family storage. In todays modern security environment this is unacceptable to have a full multitenant array have unrestricted SSH access...
7 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted

Add a PowerHA smart Assist component for IBM InfoSphere DataStage app

Our team uses PowerHA SystemMirror for our IBM InfoSphere DataStage application. However, PowerHA SystemMirror doesn't have a smart assist components for this product.
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Future consideration

PowerHA cl_extendvg

Today if you extend a cluster VG through smit hacmp or by command cl_extendvg the disk will be added even it is used already on another system.In non PowerHA environments (extendvg) this is avoided and you would have to force the command. In Power...
over 2 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Enhance PHA Startup Policy "Online Using Node Distribution Policy"

Today the PowerHA Starup policy "Online Using Node Distribution Policy" is hard coded to use the CPU load only.There should be the same list of options as for Resource Group Fallover policy "Fallover Using Dynamic Node Priority".
about 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Planned for future release

PowerHA make use of the SVC tiebreaker information

For SVC Stretched Cluster based PowerHA implementation. For split-brain situations, it would be very helpful if PowerHA would be able read the decision made by the underlying SVC cluster.
almost 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Not under consideration

Support of SAP HANA multi-target scale-up configuration (A->B & A->C) via Smart Assist in PowerHA

Multi-target HSR (Hana System Replication) A->B & A->C will likely be the most desired configuration for the customers who want both HA and DR for HANA. We are implementing it at the customer now, but since there is no smart assist, ther...
about 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

Smart assist support for NFS server

We need smart assist support for NFS server
about 4 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 1 Not under consideration

Monitor and correct PPRC consistency status to ensure mirrored disks are in-sync

Why is it useful? Failover may cause significant data loss if mirrored disks are out-of-sync for an extended period. By monitoring and automatically correcting or alerting PPRC out-of-sync condition will minimize data loss in the event of a failov...
8 months ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Submitted