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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 4, 2019

PowerVC Liveupdate support for Hitachi

Executing an AIX OS Liveupdate function through PowerVC using Hitachi storage is not working. See IBM support comments below.

"After completing our investigation we have determined the issue is caused because PowerVC does not report the volume_wwn for Hitachi storage, it reports the LDEV id instead.
PowerVC team has confirmed this is by design.

Case Number: TS002336514

All this means is right now Live Update is not designed to work with PowerVC+Hitachi storage as it expects the volume_wwn in the pre-checks we do.
To overcome this a design change will be needed, most probably in PowerVC as for all other storage types PowerVC will report the WWN as expected."

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Dec 11, 2020

    Thank you for your suggestion ??? We are pleased to announce that your RFE is been delivered as a part of the PowerVC 2.0 release GA on 11 Dec 2020.

  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2020

    Thank you for your suggestion - we will be delivering this in with all known fixes (September 2020)