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  • It works, it is supported (as, IBM Support will support it) and is the normal way to do it. We have used this setup for 12+ years as we ditched all internal disks and storage options on the POWER servers around that time - and it is a waste of PCI slots ...

  • Hi Sylvain , This is definitely supported. I've had the setup that you describe for many years. I'll see if I can find a doc for you? -Norman ------------------------------ Norman Owens Open Systems Architect Mohawk Industries ------------- ...

  • Hi Sylvain, It's fully supported, it's a "normal" configuration if you only use SAN volumes. This might be of some help. AIX for System Administrators (aix4admins.blogspot.com) Regards, Steve ------------------------------ Steve Munday AIX, IBM ...

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  • The establishment of a PowerVM Trusted System Key assists with providing a total security solution for your Power enterprise. For example, if you need to perform a Live Partition Mobility operation but there is a problem with the hardware TPM device, ...

  • PowerVM Virtual Fibre Channel(vfc)/NPIV stack enabled multiple queue support on Power 9 machines with VIOS version 3.1.2 and AIX version 7.2 TL5 and later. Motivation Last 5-6 years, the SSD and all-flash arrays in the market support more ...

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  • Over the years, there have been multiple enhancements to simplify PowerVM Management via HMC. With HMC release V9.2.950.0, the following enhancements have been added which will simplify PowerVM management, reduce context switches and improve the user ...

  • The PowerVM team is on a continuous journey to provide improvements to Live Partition Mobility (LPM) as requested via user groups and Requests For Enhancements (RFEs). The latest release provides both performance and functional improvement to the LPM ...

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  • In certain complex network environments utilizing SR-IOV and vNIC clients, we may see duplicate packets when unicast traffic arrives on both the active and idle ports of a NIB (Network Interface Backup) EtherChannel comprised of virtual adapters. The ...

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