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Status Delivered
Workspace PowerVM VIOS
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 19, 2021

Need boot support for VIOS to boot over iSCSI to SAN

Customer wants to have iSCSI boot from SAN using VIOS supported. During the Ericsson road map sessions, it was mentioned that IBM did some testing of this. Also, after the AIX, VIOS, and storage presentations, it was felt that it would not take development and only testing to potentially provide a support statement since the "plumbing" existed. Please have OM work with Tim Spencer for any additional details needed.
Bob Kovacs has been involved in these discussions.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Nov 22, 2022
    Available in the December 2022 release of VIOS 3.1.4
  • Guest
    Jan 12, 2022

    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 VIOS
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - IBM AIX
    Source - Client

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - PowerVM
    Component - PowerVM
    Operating system - IBM AIX
    Source - Client

  • Guest
    Dec 9, 2021

    IBM has modified some of the information in this request. Please contact us if you have any questions.