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Status Future consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 19, 2021

Enabling SpectrumScale Snapshot in PowerVC for VIOS SDS

With PowerVC 2.0 and VIOS 3.1.2.0 there is a new possibility to use Spectrum Scale (GPFS) Remote Cluster mounts in PowerVC as storage provider.
Actually there is no possibility to make snapshots from client lpar rootvg as it could be done with other storage provider.
The possibility to use snapshot funktionallity within GPFS storage provider should be implemented.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Sep 22, 2021

    Thank you for your suggestion - we will consider this for a future release.