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Created by Guest
Created on Sep 11, 2015

SAN Zoning Validation for LPM from HMC

Provide a Automated Procedure to Validate SAN zoning for LPM for any or all Lpars in a given frame from HMC instead of logging into to each Lpar and VIOS. This procedure or script should be able to tell whether the lpar move from one frame to another frame is going to work or not after looking at SAN zoning.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 26, 2018

    Please see comments in previous note. If the NPIV validation option in migrlpar command doesn't solve the requirement, please re-open the RFE with more details on the enhancement.

  • Guest
    Feb 6, 2018


    We have a new option which was introduced with HMC 8.6 & PowerVM 2.2.5 to perform port+disk level validation for NPIV disks as part of the migration validation. Please see the blog!/wiki/Power%20Systems/page/Live%20Partition%20Mobility%20%28LPM%29%20improvements%20in%20PowerVM%202.2.5 for more information. Does that solve your requirement?


  • Guest
    Dec 10, 2015

    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 - PowerVM VIOS
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - IBM AIX
    Source - None

  • Guest
    Sep 12, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #76866 in product PowerVM VIOS.