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Status Not under consideration
Workspace PowerVM VIOS
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 10, 2015

Use multibos for VIO upgrade/recovery

We're about to start a new round of VIO upgrades and downtime and the rebuilding of a trashed VIO server is always a concern.
Although we do have a two disk mirrored rootvg and therefore could unmirror rootvg and create an alternate rootvg image as a upgrade/backout method, this has been deemed to be time consuming and the loss of redundancy is unpopular.
I was hoping that we could use a multibos image as a backout, in the
same way we do for our AIX upgrades.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jul 19, 2018

    IBM has considered the request, and it will not be delivered in the future. If this request receives continued customer interest, it may be resubmitted for consideration after 12 months from the submit date.

  • Guest
    Dec 12, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #81409 in product PowerVM VIOS.