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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 30, 2015

Support for virtualized storage behind EMC VPLEX

We would like to use PowerVC but we are moving towards an environment where all storage is virtualized behind EMC's Vplex. This is fine for normal OS deployment but I am told PowerVC requires Open Stack drivers and EMC does not have them for Vplex (INVISTA).

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Feb 21, 2018

    Thank you for the requirement request - we really appreciate the time to log requests to make PowerVC a better product. Given that there is no VPLEX Cinder driver available in the OpenStack Cinder community, we are closing this request. PowerVC's strategy regarding storage piggybacks on community participation from several vendors; in the absence of an OpenStack Cinder driver for a particular storage array (in this case, VPLEX), IBM cannot support the respective array. We suggest following up with your vendor regarding this topic.

  • Guest
    Aug 23, 2016

    ------- ** PRIVATE ** Comment from RFE Community: unknown (20000068GD) at unknown on 2015-10-30 12:17:14.178000 #174574 -------

  • Guest
    Oct 31, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #79121 in product PowerVC.