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PowerVC

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powervc support sr-iov vnic via HMC

Many banking clients want to use sr-iov and PowerVC, but they donot want NovaLink, because they have HMCs. So they want PowerVC can support SR-IOV via HMC.
almost 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

Enable volumes attachusing same NPIV when multiple IPG pools inside a SCG

PowerVC not able to deploy VM with two NPIVs using a single SCG and multiple IPG
about 3 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Retype (migrate) volume between mirrored storage templates (different pools, same storage provider)

Problem: If you have a mirrored volume in PowerVC (Storage-Template-A) and you have to retype (migrate) this to also mirroed Storage-Template-B for any reason, this didn't work/isn't supported. Most customers, which do have a SVC, are using mir...
almost 2 years ago in PowerVC 1 Delivered

List of installed APARs in PowerVC

Unfortunately, it is not possible to see which APARs are installed in the system and which are not installed.
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

wrong adapter order after VM deployment

In PowerVC up to 1.4 when creating new VM, I could choose 1st interface, 2nd interface etc. In PowerVC 2.0 I only choose which networks to use, but I do not choose order - it's done by PowerVC randomly and it's a big problem. I have a lot of scrip...
over 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

Add back to PowerVC 2 where you can see which VMs are using a network

In powerVC 1X we could see a list of VMs using a network so we could unmanage those LPARs so we could delete or make changes to that network as it does not allow you to do so if VMs are using it.
about 2 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

LPM VMs to original system after Evacuation or Remote Restart

If a host is evacuated for systems maintenance or VMs are restarted using Remote Restart after a system outage PowerVC does not save the original source system to able to LPM the VMs back to the source after the maintenance.
over 5 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered

PowerVC user role on HMC

Create a user with least privileges to connect PowerVC to HMC
almost 4 years ago in PowerVC 4 Delivered

PowerVC should be able to use redundant VIO mover service pairs doing LPM

Using actual POWER systems server and PowerVM software stack (HMC, VIO and system firmware) a Live Partition Mobility action can take advantage of redundant VIO server environment by using two mover service partition pairs for parallel data transm...
about 5 years ago in PowerVC 2 Delivered

PowerVC manager should be available on SLES 12 LE on Power Systems

So far the PowerVC Manager component is only running on a Redhat Linux partition on Power Systems. The client components are supporting other Linux distributions and AIX.
over 7 years ago in PowerVC 3 Delivered