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Number of votes Request headline and description

90
votes

Maintenance capabilities for vNIC Failover

In order to make preparations for maintenance activities (e.g. VIOS updates) more efficient in setups with vNIC failover, it would be helpful to have a new HMC capability that allows to switch all act...

Under Consideration

Power Hardware Management Console

78
votes

Improvemet for recovery from MCL out of sync status

The failure of SE console HDD were occurred during MCL apply. Then it was MCL out of sync status. If the difference between MCL of SE Console and MCL of CPC is 1 Level, POR (Power on Reset) is not r...

Under Consideration

z Systems Hardware

45
votes

SPP Migrate Offloaded Data between different Cloud Providers

Spectrum Protect Plus should provide a functionality to migrate offloaded backups between cloud providers.

Submitted

Spectrum Protect Family

45
votes

Oracle DB support on Windows for Spectrum Protect Plus

Spectrum Protect Plus ( actual version 10.1.0.3) is supporting backup of Oracle databases on Linux and AIX environments but not on Windows. It is not even on the road map. There is a big need to have...

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Family

44
votes

AIX I/O error recovery ; Enhance EEH to RoCE adapter

System: Product Power Systems , FPGA Actor: enhance EEH to RoCE adapter Product FPGA on Power Systems is a commonly used expansion Unit that provides monitoring and error management of PICe adapter....

Declined

IBM AIX

43
votes

AIX Fast I/O error recovery on redundant storage environment

There are many redundancy solutions for robust disk I/O availability - redundant HBAs, redundant SAN switches and redundant storage system. After apply IJ10537(included in AIX 7.2 TL2 SP3), almost 12...

Uncommitted Candidate

IBM AIX

38
votes

Snmp Probe : support encyption AES-192, AES-256

Support higher encryptions on SNMP probe for SNMP v3 configuration. 3DES, AES-192, AES-256

Under Consideration

Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probes

37
votes

We need existing features available in Eclipse PD added in Web PD.

When Process Application users report issues, our DevOps Team use the capability currently provided in Eclipse PD, to troubleshoot and resolve the issues then document in an incident ticket. With fun...

Under Consideration

IBM Business Process Manager

37
votes

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 ...

Under Consideration

PowerVC

35
votes

CMC to display available and used ECOD processor days

Several of my customers extensively use Elastic Capacity on Demand on/off processor days for general usage on E880C Enterprise servers configured with eight permanently active of 192 core E880C system...

Submitted

Power Hardware Management Console

34
votes

AIX Filesystem shrink monitoring and performance #chfs command

AIX filesystem shrink can take a significant length of time for a large shrink operation (hours). During this time the filesystem is frozen, impacting applications. There are no tools to monitor the p...

Under Consideration

IBM AIX

33
votes

Liberty Support for use of securityUtility generated encoded/encrypted pass...

For certificate based authentication at Oracle DB with Liberty 19+ it may be necessary to encode Keystore passwords in the Oracle Datasource Connection Property section “connectionProperties” and dec...

Uncommitted Candidate

WebSphere Application Server

33
votes

ESS Call Home - include monitoring and alerting for all components

Customer uses ESS in a data lake project and wants to make sure that all critical and or redundant components of a ESS System are monitored and reported via callhome in case of a failure. It is essent...

Submitted

Elastic Storage Server (ESS)

33
votes

ISPP support multiple networks for VSNAP and ESXi hosts

We have a admin LAN and a Backup Lan, it is currently not possible however to control which Network is used for the different dataflows. 1) ESXi servers can have multiple interfaces however ISPP alwa...

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Family

31
votes

Enabling "TRUE LOAD BALANCING" for SEAs in dual VIOS setup

Currently in a dual virtual I/O server setup with SEA load sharing configured, each SEA is configured with more than one underlying virtual trunk Ethernet adapter. During the handshaking phase b/w the...

Uncommitted Candidate

PowerVM


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