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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 4, 2020

PowerVC adding tape fiberchannel adapter wwpn in host configuration on storage

When PowerVC attaches virtual fiber channel adapters to a vm that connect to a dedicated fabric to tape, PowerVC add the wwpns from theses adapters to the host storage definition in SVC/Storwize.

Since these wwpns will never be used to access disks, they should not be included in the host storage definition.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 10, 2020

    Thank you for your suggestion ??? We have delivered Initiator port group feature in PowerVC Dec 2019, this use case should be satisfied with that.

  • Guest
    Jun 4, 2020

    Client would like to see PowerVC detect which WWPN are backing tape rather than disk and auto exclude those wwpn from use, This would prevent the need for the admin to manage the whitelists for every host.