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The new VIOS Maintenance Mode should address the following requirements: 1. Possibility to set the VIOS in maintenance mode with one click (for example through the HMC UI) 2. Automatic failover of all SEA to backup VIOS (chdev -dev entX -attr ha_mode=standby) 3. Automatic disable of all NPIV mappings to Client LPARs without loosing I/O 4. Should be persistent over reboot and shutdown with new boot
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