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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVM VIOS
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 23, 2017

Power 8 storage pool utilize the SAN as an alternate path of communication

To have the storage pool utilize the SAN as an alternate path of communication in case of a network outage (e.g., using SANCOMM), which is a software feature request for changes to VIOS SSP.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 29, 2020

    available in VIOS 3.1.1 or later

  • Guest
    Jul 18, 2017

    I just wanted to chime in and voice my support for this. Two weeks ago, I had the same issue hit my 12 node SSP where the network team was doing maintenance that wasn't supposed to affect the cluster (but obviously it did). It took out the SSP and 100+ client lpars with it.

    See PMR: 40930,082,000.

  • Guest
    Feb 23, 2017

    Attachment (Use case)