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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 24, 2017

Attach Boot and Data LUNs to LPARs via seperate set of HBA(tagged ports)

Attach boot and data LUNs vi separate set of HBAs. For example allow boot LUNs to be attached via one set of Tagged Ports and data LUNs using a second set of Tagged Ports.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Apr 4, 2017

    Could you please relook into this ?

    We have more customers with such configurations and this is becoming a show-stopper.

    As a alternative allowing multiple SCG per VM can also help.

    Please look into this

  • Guest
    Feb 13, 2017

    The requirement is to allow attachment of volumes to a VM using separate set of tagged ports. For example out of 3 volumes in a VM , vol-1 is attached via ports tagged as "boot". And volumes vol-2 and vol-3 are attached via ports tagged as "data". Resulting VM will have 3 volumes but through different tagged ports. Moreover each port group, "boot" and "data", connected to at-least two fabrics.

    Does SCG allow this ? Also we cannot use more than one SCG per VM.

  • Guest
    Jan 25, 2017

    Thanks for the suggestion. This feature can already be performed using the 'Port Configuration' aspect of PowerVC in the top-level 'Configuration' tab. You can assign tags to your various HBA ports and create storage connectivity groups (SCGs) across that target ports with specified tags. The SCG can be specified at VM deploy time, which will isolate the traffic to the proper host/VIO servers.