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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerHA for AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 30, 2016

TME support on 16 Gb fc adapters for PowerHA SAN Heartbeat

PowerHA 7.1.3 TME support on S824 systems seems not to be in place. The adapter details are the following:
PCIe2 2-Port 16Gb FC Adapter (df1000e21410f103)

Part Number.................00E3495 SerialNumber...............1A51100A6C
ECLevel....................D77535
Customer Card ID Number.....577F Manufacturer................001A
FRU Number..................00E3496

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Apr 14, 2017

    alternatives; Network and repository disk based heartbeating are supported. Users can define as many networks as possible for redundancy and repository disk is used to continuous health monitoring as well.

    Automated repository replacement if a disk fails is supported.

  • Guest
    Oct 1, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #95243 in product PowerHA.