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Compute

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Allow generation of VSI performance stats from CLI

Currently the performance report can only be generated from the UI. Being able to do it from the cli would allow it to be scripted and automated.
over 1 year ago in Virtual Servers 0 Future 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...
over 1 year ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

IBM Cloud (and specifically PowerVS) data centre in MEA region

Request for PowerVS service (and IBM Cloud) offering in MEA data centers for customers in the region.​ Almost all of the Hyperscalers have DCs across MEA. In order to compete with them, there has to be a least one DC in MEA. Current closest DC for...
over 1 year ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Console for PowerVS via IBMCloud GUI

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...
almost 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 13 Planned for future release

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

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 ...
over 2 years ago in Power 2 Not under consideration

Details behind error condition with LPARs in PowerVS

Example: Attempted to deploy 2 LPARs in PowerVS, one would consistently fail - going into error state, with no other details. Tried a number of times to redeploy the one LPAR with the same result. Atempted the next day and it worked. . I checked w...
over 2 years ago in Power 51 Not under consideration

Identifying a VPC Gen 2 Block Storage from inside a VSI

Hi as a Cloud Operator, I woule like to build some VSI on VPC Gen 2 (Linux and Windows) with several volumes attached during the provisioning step. Some of them have the same size but different functions. So I need to know which VPC Block Storage ...
almost 3 years ago in Virtual Servers 2 Functionality already exists

Ubuntu20 support for classic infrastructure

Recently we got email about EOL for Ubuntu16. So the only option will be Ubuntu18 soon. We need to resetup plenty of servers, so it would be great to go with Ubuntu20 at once
about 3 years ago in Compute 0 Planned for future release

Need VMs resource ID on Event Activity Tracker Log

Hi We are not getting VMs resource ID in LogDNA payload. I have observed that for every resource we didn't get resource ID. we need resource ID for get specific resource details.
over 3 years ago in Compute 1 Not under consideration