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Status Submitted
Workspace PowerVM
Created by Guest
Created on May 20, 2022

SEA over a 10Gb Ethernet Port in VIOS. Allow Virtual Ethernet Adapters in client partitions to run at 10Gb rather than a maximum of 1Gb.

Current limitation of Virtual Ethernet Adapters to run at 1Gb. If a 10Gb Ethernet port is set up as an SEA in VIOS, then client partitions using the bridge of virtual to physical are limited by the Virtual Ethernet Adapter maximum of 1Gb bandwidth. Some features don't allow partitions to own hardware so it means they can't run 10Gb or close to it - this is especially the case with IBM i partitions.

Please can Virtual Ethernet Adapters be allowed to run a higher bandwidth than 1Gb to allow better use of 10Gb physical ports.

Idea priority Medium