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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on May 24, 2018

cross-project images for PowerVC self-service

Currently in PowerVC Cloud Edition (Novalink with Software Defined Storage stack)- it seems the only way to set up a image to be present on multiple projects is to either-
A- go onto one of the novalink hosts, navigate to the gpfs path, create a hard link to the image you want to share, give it a unique name, and then import that link into another project.
B- Using the GPFS/SpectrumScale clone function on the original image.

Neither of these seem to be reasonable options- especially when scaling to multiple (5-10+) projects with multiple images.

The request would be for images created in IBM_Default to be shared by default to all projects, or better yet give the Administrator granular permissions to select which images are shared to which projects.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jul 18, 2018

    Thank you for the suggestion! This has already been logged in another RFE: that we're evaluating for a future release of PowerVC.