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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 15, 2017

Command line tool to reset(re-ipl) Virtual IOA's

Our current situation: We use VTL connected via fiber IOA and VIOS .
when a change is done on the VTL we must log into service tools to "re-ipl" the virtual IOA.

previously submitted:
Marketing Requirement Tracking number : MR0331154848


Use Case:

be able, from the command line(or WRKCFGSTS) be able to preform a IOP reset of the virtual IOPs


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 29, 2022

    I am hoping that an option can be added to the VRYCFG command as in my mock-up example below for the RESET() parm


    VRYCFG CFGOBJ(TAPE_MLB) CFGTYPE(*DEV)

    STATUS(*ON) RESET(*VIOP)


  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2020

    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 - IBM i
    Component - Virtualization, Cloud
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

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

  • Guest
    Oct 27, 2017

    IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Apr 25, 2017

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM addresses this requirement as a "nice to have" (low priority) feature. Changing the VTL seems like an occasional operation.

    Dawn May - CAAC Program Manager