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PowerVC

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Need to limit number of concurrent migration while entering host to maintenance mode

Currently when a host selecting for maintenance mode, it got 3 options - Active, all or none. We need to limit the concurrent migration number so that we don't exhaust the available resources. Preferably an option in the maintenance mode screen as...
about 2 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

PowerVC group roles are inherited in projects

In our PowerVC environement we have a different project for each customer/application. We utilise groups to assign roles to users, with the current way that group-role assignments work in PowerVC this requires us to configure the role for each gro...
4 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Ability to expand storage volumes in the PowerVC Web interface.

Currently it is possible to expand PowerVC managed volumes only by utilising a Rest API call, there is no option to perform this task in the GUI. The option to expand a volume should be available in the GUI. Needing to utilise Rest API for such a ...
4 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Package powervc like an appliance, either a hardware appliance akin to HMCs or containerize it.

We struggle to access root on RHEL instances as they are managed by another platform team. So if this were an appliance, we would have privileged access, as we would be platform owners.
4 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

RFE for PowerVC for migration controls for VM Groups

Requirement is for PowerVC to provide options to migrate a VM Group together, like PowerHA does with Resource Groups, so that related/interdependent VMs can be migrated together when necessary.
4 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Validate storage for VM from a PowerVC view

We have some issues when storage is being removed before a decommission of VM has ben run from PowerVC ending up in the playbook failing since all storage tasks are failing. It would be of high interest that one from PowerVC could validate that wh...
4 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

Native terraform provider for PowerVC

Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool that allows DevOps teams to automate infrastructure provisioning using reusable, shareable, human-readable configuration files. This technology is now fully adopted by the enterprise and b...
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

On VIOS vscsi configuration it should used the existing SVC host mapping during PowerVC VM deployment.

In one configuration, PowerVC order toward SVC to create new host definition even if it is the vscsi configuration.I think the mkvhost command should not be executed in a vscsi configuration during PowerVC VM deployment. Detailed content document ...
5 months ago in PowerVC 2 Future consideration

More detailed user and role management in Power VC (based on Openstack Identity)

More detailed role and user management. In large installations and in environments with high security restrictions, such as banks, it is crucial to very precisely manage user rights and their roles, so I am asking you to expand these functionaliti...
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration

Granular Roles definition for PowerVC local users

Please implement a more granular role definition system for PowerVC local user accounts, for example; 'Snapshot Manager' Role that is able to Perform tasks like Snapshot Creation and Deletion, Read Volumes.
5 months ago in PowerVC 1 Future consideration