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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 30, 2014

Create a VM but with a blank disk ready to be installed

If I want to have, say, 5 operating systems available for deployable in PowerVC (a couple of AIX releases and a few Linux's) then I have to by hand create 5 LPARs, hand create 5 Disks and by hand add them to the VM before I start installing the OS.
It would be better to have a "Deploy VM with a blank disk NIPV LUN or SSD LU" so I could then later install from virtual media or NIM. This is the same operation as Deploy a VM - but don't start it up or expect the Activation Engine.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jan 27, 2017

    This can be done via PowerVC as described in this blog:

  • Guest
    Sep 3, 2014

    This request is under evaluation

  • Guest
    Jul 1, 2014

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #55484 in product PowerVC.