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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 18, 2019

Make SRR fully Hyperswap compatible

Currently, Simplified Remote Restart won't work if you have Storwize Family Hyperswap Storage and part of the infrastructure is unavailable (SAN Switch, IO Group, VIOS) since the HMC is unable to reach fome target WWPN from the target POWER server.
Since Hyperswap is a shared storage solution, SRR should work.
Please allow the SRR to bypass missing target WWPN (eventually with a new command line switch)

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jan 27, 2021

    VM Recovery Manager HA or VM Recovery Manager DR in shared mode already handles this feature.
    When only one of the controller is up, VM Recovery Manager can still restart the VM by using available controller ports.
    It is not required to have Hyperswap all controllers target ports be up during restart. When one of the controller is down, restart still continues using paths of the other controller.

  • Guest
    Jan 26, 2021

    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 - IBM VM Recovery Manager
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - All
    Source - Client

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - PowerVM
    Component - PowerVM
    Operating system - Not Applicable
    Source - Client