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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories PowerHA
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 14, 2019

Cluster Administrative Domain (CAD) Needs to Support IBMi QSYSUPWD API

(I am submitting this RFE on behalf of customer who submitted a suggestion via Medallia Offering Manager survey. ) I rated Power HA for i compatibility with other products a 5 because of the known incompatibility between Cluster Adminstrative Domain (CAD) monitored user profiles and the IBM i QSYSUPWD API which our application requires.

Use Case:

Customer uses Power HA at a healthcare facility and moved from journal based replication with internal DASD to Power HA using LUN level switching and Hyperswap with iASPs on Storwize. We're now at a point where we can perform a switchover in a matter of minutes. We have multiple LPARs that we routinely swap between two S814s to do OS updates with near zero downtime.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Dec 5, 2019

    The PowerHA team believes that the request described has been solved and is available with the following PTFs:
    7.2: SI71569
    7.3: SI71587
    7.4: SI71253

    For additional information, please see the PowerHA release notes:

  • Guest
    Jun 18, 2019

    The product development team agrees with the request and a solution appears to be desirable and feasible. The development team intends to provide a solution for this request. In addition, we plan to bring the solution back to all currently supported releases once a solution is available. However, the development team's plans may change and no commitment is made that a solution will be provided.

  • Guest
    Jun 17, 2019

    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 - Client

    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 - Client