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This idea was created a while back (IDEA-I-3218), and closed, with the only real comment from a developer being that they were not responsible for PowerVS. I should also comment that this problem only really applies to booting the PowerVS instance...
Ability to initiate an AIX memory dump on a non-responsive LPAR
When an LPAR becomes non-responsive AIX Support requires a system dump for analysis. With direct access to a HMC this is a simple operation, either through the GUI or in the CLI via the chsysstate command. The PowerVS CLI provides the "pi instance...
over 1 year ago
Planned for future release
When configuring ODF through Satellite, it would be great to have the assignment automatically label the storage nodes correctly so other workloads outside of ODF do not run there.
Today when using Satellite, if you want to setup storage nodes so they are separate from application nodes, you have to perform a config, then assignment, and then you will have to run a script on the cluster to label/taint the nodes correct as de...
5 months ago
Planned for future release
When I order a new Baremetal I see in the 'Remote Management' section the information of the restarts that preceded my order. I suggest cleaning up the 'Remote commands' section when a server is decommissioned.
Ability to disable or extend session timeout for power virtual server lpar sessions
We are using the IBM Cloud services as our DR strategy. We have a couple of large databases that would have to be restored during a DR scenario or our annual tests. These database restores require interaction and run for nearly 4 hours. Disabling ...
about 2 years ago
Not under consideration
Hi, as a customer of IBM Cloud, we offer VMware Solutions reselling to our customers. Customers who have cost considerations use shared infra services meaning multiple tenants hosted on a single compute cluster. To provide services to multiple cus...
Power image capture/import/export should support more than one concurrent operation
We build custom images of AIX and Linux (based on IBM stock images) for creating our VMs in our IBM Cloud Power Systems Virtual Servers workspaces. The process of building a new VM, customizing it, capturing that as an image, creating a new VM fro...
Add the ability to take snapshots on Power Systems Virtual Server
Issue: Currently, there is no GUI to take a snapshot of an instance on Power Systems Virtual Server.
Solution: Make it easy to take a snapshot of your instance using the GUI.
Effect: The convenience of the service is improved.
Provide a path to migrate a virtual machine between regions
On dW Answers, a customer said that they need the ability to migrate their VM from US South to EU-GB. You can see the thread at the following URL: https://developer.ibm.com/answers/questions/249398/migrating-vm-between-us-south-and-uk-region.html
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