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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 13, 2016

POWER7 to POWER8 offline Migration

The process to migrate LPARs from the POWER7 to the POWER8 lacks a user friendly HMC GUI. There is a lack of instructions and intuitive interfaces available, causing delays and an overall poor customer experience.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2019

    Option for specifying the target system FC port mappings is available via the CLI.

  • Guest
    Apr 23, 2018


    Reading the request, seems like the requirement is for a GUI option to select vFC mappings (the fc port on target system), similar to the option in the CLI. Is that understanding correct? Also, have you looked at the LBS tool which provides an option in the plan for specifying the FC mappings?


  • Guest
    Apr 11, 2018

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - Power Hardware Management Console
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - Other
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - PowerHA
    Component - PowerHA for AIX
    Operating system - IBM AIX
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Jan 14, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #82455 in product PowerHA.