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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVM
Created by Guest
Created on May 25, 2016

Check power IO enlarged capacity programmatically

We need a way to check / display the setting of the 'Enlarged I/O capacity' setting of the power server adapters.

This setting is essential for the correct functionality of the ESS IO servers and its misconfiguration has performance and stability impacts. We have seen bad performance and crashes due to a wrong setting. Unfortunatelz after a repair the hardware technician can forget to set it correctly. Even the factory seems to be unable to consistently configure it correctly. We have received ESS with good and bad settings from the factory.

So we need a way to monitor this setting to make sure it is set correctly. We don't care for the details of the implementation, provided we can programmatically obtain the information for monitoring purposes.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jul 17, 2017

    This request has been completed! You can see how to retrieve this information programmatically with a RESTful Redfish interface...

  • Guest
    Oct 31, 2016

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - PowerVM
    Component - PowerVM
    Operating system - Other
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - Power Hardware Management Console
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - Other
    Source - None

  • Guest
    May 26, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #88961 in product Power Hardware Management Console.