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Add a column for "Volume ID" when looking at Host Volumes, Data Volumes, and Boot Volumes
It will help us in determining when reclaiming disks as AIX "hdisks" do not translate to the volume name in PowerVC. This is a tedious process when finding a volume to delete when there are hundreds of volumes provisioned. If we see a "Volume ID" ...
When PowerVC maintenance is being performed (stop/start/upgrade) it would be useful to be able to check if there were any active UI sessions.Ideally we could run a CLI command to list users in a particular project or all projects
Allow multi-volume select for storage resizing operation
It is common for users to have multiple storage volumes attached for databases or other workloads to support both throughput or capacity needs. When storage volume sizes need to be increased it is much faster and safer to allow selection of all th...
about 2 months ago
Adding support to deploy LPARs with VNIC failover and 4 backing devices
A couple of customers raised the question, how they can deploy LPARs with more than 2 backing devices through the PowerVC guy. From my actual state of information, this is only possible by using the the OpenStack API of PowerVC. The customers who ...
Include ‘Deploy Templates’ and ‘Delete template’ functionality under ‘Image Manager’ and ‘Virtual Machine Manager’ roles
‘Deploy Templates’ and ‘Delete’ functionality within PowerVC. This does not currently sit within ‘Image Manager’ and ‘Virtual Machine Manager’ roles, which are allocated to Application Developers. Therefore they have to come to IBMi Tech Support t...
When attaching volumes to a VM, the default tab is "available volumes" and not "new volumes". The problem with this is the "available volume" page spends time doing a lookup on the storage providers before the page can load, whereas the new volume...
Remove "project:" word from project drop down selection
In PowerVC 2.0.3, the project selection drop down list in the top right of the screen truncates the project name to 3 characters when the list is expanded. This is because the word "Projects:" consumes most of the space. The only way to actually s...
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