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26
votes

Need of merge of information from PowerVC to another PowerVC

We have two "old" PowerVC and want to move them into one new PowerVC. Currently we can only backup and restore one PowerVC to another but second cannot be integrated. We need to be able to move Hosts ...

Submitted

22
votes

Enable filtering SR-IOV RoCE adapters for deploys

With IBM I R740 supporting DB2 Mirror over RoCE, we would like the ability when deploying IBM I LPARS to have the ability to only deploy against the RoCE Adapters vs a random selection of the SR-IOV a...

Submitted

21
votes

Choose of network in deploy either DNS Authority or defined network

Currently it is only possible to define a DNS authority or networks. When deploying a VM with defined DNS authority e.g. Infoblox we cannot set an ip address also when we want to deploy a VM with a d...

Submitted

20
votes

Enable OpenStack / PowerVC to do a snapshot restore

IBM should try to force OpenStack board to consider and define a snapshot restore API call within cinder module; subsequent there should be an implementation within IBM's cinder software as a part of ...

Under Consideration

15
votes

Is in-active migration supported?

Is in-active (VM in shutoff state) migration supported? Currently in PowerVC (V 1.3.0.2), when VM is in shutoff state, the "migration" button is disabled. HMC supports in-active migration too

Planned for Future Release

13
votes

PowerVC - LPM validate not supported

When we have to manage a lot of AIX's (more than 2000), LPM operations become critical. We have to be sure that LPM operations will succeed. Same process that are on HMC. PowerVC at this time, don't p...

Under Consideration

12
votes

Need description field in Storage Template

In PowerVC there is no field for adding a description for a storage template e.g. Quality desciptorc etc.

Planned for Future Release

11
votes

Additional Virtual Fiber Channel Cards

Individual virtual fiber channel cards, which are created per LPAR by PowerVC, can only support 32 or 64 LUNs (depending on the OS type/version). We often have machines that require hundreds of LUNs ...

Planned for Future Release

11
votes

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.

Under Consideration

9
votes

REST API does not return Description field of VM

When defining a VM in PowerVC, you can add a description of the virtual machine. That is (or can be) displayed in PowerVC when looking at the list of vm's etc. We use that description to specify what ...

Submitted

9
votes

Image snapshot support for SDS environments in PowerVC

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition. The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spe...

Submitted

9
votes

Existing ESS / Spectrum Scale cluster usage for PowerVC SDS

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition. The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spe...

Submitted

9
votes

Better integration of SDS Spectrum Scale in the PowerVC GUI

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition. The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spe...

Submitted

8
votes

Threshold for Integrated Storages which are already 95% fileld up

Major Bank in India would want to define threshold on their already filled up storages to 95% which are part of PowerVC so that noone allocates Volumes from those storages but as it will be required f...

Submitted

8
votes

Parallelize Rolling Upgrades of FPO Spectrum Scale

PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition. The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spe...

Submitted


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