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Number of votes Request headline and description

87
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

86
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...

Information Provided

z Systems Hardware

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....

Submitted

Developer for Power Systems

43
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

41
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

36
votes

Allow multiple definitions in a Dcl-s statement

A very usefull future I found in other languages is multiple variable definition in one line of code: Dcl-s a b c int(10); is clearly faster and shorter than: Dcl-s a int(10); Dcl-s b int(10); Dcl-...

Declined

IBM i

36
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

32
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

28
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...

Under Consideration

PowerVM

28
votes

bash-completion RPM for AIX

Hello, it would be nice and useful to have bash-completion RPM ported to AIX. Bash is already available on AIX toolbox for linux application because a lot of users use it, but right now it's not poss...

Submitted

IBM AIX

28
votes

Need support of HMC CLI on Novalink

When moving from HMC to Novalink i have the problem that all my scripts i wrote over years for adding / changing and deleting LPARS are not working anymore because Novalink doenst nuderstand HMC CLI c...

Under Consideration

PowerVM NovaLink

26
votes

Node replication based on managementclass or storagepool

Currently node replication can only be issued on a node/filespace basis and backup/archive data. A big global bank has the requirement to replicate all data cross country which are older than 5 years....

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Family

25
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)

25
votes

Opject Agent support for AIX

Text from following link: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEQVQ_8.1.7/srv.admin/t_object_agent_client_aix.html An IBM Spectrum Protect object agent cannot run directly on an IBM AIX oper...

Uncommitted Candidate

Spectrum Protect Family


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