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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...
about 2 years ago in Power 9 Planned for future release

Monitoring shared pool utilization

I would like to know the real/effective CPU utilization PowerVS shared pool in IBM Cloud. I have LPARs in pools that are lacking of compute. Before adding additionnal CE to those LPARs I need to know/validate if shared pool are correctly sized, an...
7 months ago in Power 2 Functionality already exists

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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Power 2 Not under consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Consume PowerVS Platform Events

We have events in powervs workspace and maximum of last 400 events can be stored. We need to consume those events in ITSM.
3 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

ibmcloud pi service-list should show Unauthorized error message if appropriate rather than an empty result

When I used the API key for a Service ID we had created, no workspaces were listed: $ ibmcloud pi service-list Listing services under account [REDACTED] as user ... No instances found in the current account. This is wrong in two ways: 1. There is ...
about 1 year ago in Power 0 Is a defect

Version WPAR

WPAR is a supported product from Power Systems brand. With WPAR, client can run multiple virtual LPARs within an LPAR. It's like running containers within a VM. Currently all WPARs ( vritual lpars ) within an LPAR must be at the same level. In pre...
over 1 year ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

Introduce Db2 Mirror functionality in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high availability and real-time data replication capabilities for their Db2 databases.

DB2 Mirror is a critical aspect of high uptime and workload management. It is useful because Db2 Mirror enables continuous data availability, minimizing downtime and ensuring data consistency in case of database failures. Organizations using IBM P...
5 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

Add ISO virtual media support to PowerVS

A virtual ISO media repository could be amazing for install , migrate and restore purposes . Please add this feature to PowerVS
6 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Enable AIX LPAR reboot with a dump option for a hung server.

We had a situation that AIX server was hung and rebooted the server. Customer requested for RCA of server hung. AIX Vendor support team could not able to provide the RCA as the server was not rebooted with dump option. The AIX server was not reboo...
almost 2 years ago in Power 0 Planned for future release