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Capturing diagnostic data using powervc-diag

If you experience a problem with any aspect of PowerVC, you might need to capture diagnostic data for debugging. This is a general troubleshooting guide...

Cleaning up resources during project deletion

PowerVC supports multi-tenancy. Management of projects can be done from PowerVC GUI. Refer to the ‘Project and Role management’ blog to learn more. Creating a...

PowerVC 1.4.3 support for virtual machine storage and network I/O metrics

Introduction PowerVC 1.4.2 and earlier versions have the capability to store CPU and memory utilisation of Compute hosts and virtual machines (referred as VMs/LPARs from...

PowerVC Automatic Redundant HMC Support

Introduction Automatic HMC redundant support is a way to automatically change over the host connection in PowerVC to another HMC without any user intervention. Till...

PowerVC Hitachi Registration

PowerVC 1.4.3 provides integrated support for the Enterprise Hitachi Block Storage Driver (HBSD). In this blog, we will see the procedure for Hitachi registration in...

Zoning per storage provider in PowerVC

Prior to 1.4.3 release, PowerVC supported three types of zoning policies: Initiator-target zoning: To create one zone with one initiator and one target. Initiator zoning:...

Adding I/O Groups to existing storage templates of IBM Storwize driver in PowerVC

PowerVC 1.4.3 supports expanding IBM Storwize cluster with a new I/O group and adding the I/O group to the existing storage template. Users do not...

Using Storwize Data Reduction Pool in PowerVC

IBM Storwize Spectrum Virtualize v8.1.2 has introduced the new capability of Data Reduction Pool (DRP). Data Reduction Pools are a new type of storage pool...

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PowerVC Trials There are two ways to explore IBM PowerVC – hosted by IBM with minimal set up and a downloadable trial that you can...

Creating Storage Port Groups in PowerVC

About Storage Port Group Balancing Storage arrays can have a significant number of Fiber Channel (FC) ports connected to fabrics. They all vary how ports...