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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 27, 2022

Open Source Packeges - installed packages alignment between cluster partitions

Hello all,

we'd like to have a procedure or a product (including it in PowerHA should be perfect) to have the installed open source packages aligned between two or more partitions.


In our case we have a powerHA cluster of 3 nodes, and other 3 satellite partitions, every time we install a new package (or update existing one) we've to remember to do the same action on all partitions, and this is so frustrating and error-addicted.


It'd be great to have a system, a procedure or a product program that can manage this alignment automatically.


Many thanks in advance for your cooperation.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 7, 2022
    IBM agrees on the value of this and plan to look at potential approaches, while no commitment can be made at this time.