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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 30, 2016

PowerVC manager should be available on SLES 12 LE on Power Systems

So far the PowerVC Manager component is only running on a Redhat Linux partition on Power Systems. The client components are supporting other Linux distributions and AIX.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Dec 11, 2020

    Thank you for your suggestion ??? We are pleased to announce that your RFE is been delivered as a part of PowerVC 2.0 release GA on 11 Dec 2020.

  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2020

    This is planned for PowerVC 2.0 major release coming in Dec 2020.
    Note: No x86 SLES support planned.

  • Guest
    Dec 3, 2016

    We have made a strategic decision to support 2 configurations for the PowerVC server component that is typically only requiring one Redhat linux license in an enterprise. Either running on Red Hat Linux on x86 or Red Hat Linux on Power. We have done this to keep our test matrix very small to allow providing greater functionality in PowerVC. I understand the request for supporting SuSE linux for the server component.

    Remember you can still manage and deploy SuSE Linux instances and SAP Hana instances with the current support. We only require a single Red Hat VM and license for the PowerVC server component.

    This may be considered in the future.