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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories PowerHA
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 20, 2017

PowerHA should support metromirror on Storwize hyperswap configurations

PowerHA currently doesn't support metromirror configurations if storwize systems are configured as hyperswap.

Use Case:

In mixed operating system environments there might be a need to have hyperswap as well as metro-mirror configurations on storwize clusters.
e.g. hyperswap volumes for VMware ESX, Windows clusters, and metro-mirror for IBM i volumes
Currently IBM PowerHA for IBM i (cannot speak about AIX) doesn't support configurations when configuring hyperswap on storwize and manually setting up metromirror relations for IBM i luns.
See also RFE #110524.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 6, 2018

    The PowerHA team does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.
    The PowerHA product supports HyperSwap configurations, and it would be suggested that a SVC/Storwize cluster configured for HyperSwap will use a HyperSwap configuration within PowerHA.

  • Guest
    Sep 25, 2017

    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 - PowerHA
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

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