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  • 1.  New Blog Post: Please Stop Changing Partition Profiles

    Posted Sun January 08, 2023 01:02 PM
    I've published a new blog post regarding why you should stop making LPAR changes with partition profiles:

    Please Stop Changing Partition Profiles

    Please check it out.  I welcome any comments and suggestions and topics for future articles.

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    Please Stop Changing Partition Profiles
    I normally try to write articles focused on IBM i, but in this case, there really isn't any difference between IBM i, AIX, and Linux.All partitions (especially VIOS) should follow the same rules.
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    Vincent Greene
    IT Consultant
    Technology Services
    IBM
    Vincent.Greene@ibm.com


    The postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent IBM's positions, strategies or opinions.
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  • 2.  RE: New Blog Post: Please Stop Changing Partition Profiles

    IBM Champion
    Posted Mon January 09, 2023 03:16 AM
    Great blog post - and thanks for writing the Vios4i blog!

    VIOS is so different from IBM i and is often mostly configured during server upgrades/replacements, and most IBM i people will never get confident in VIOS operations. So any blog or other ressource to educate us IBM i folks is much appreciated. :-)

    Best regards,
    Christian

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    Christian Jorgensen
    IT System Administrator
    Network of Music Partners A/S
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  • 3.  RE: New Blog Post: Please Stop Changing Partition Profiles

    Posted Mon January 09, 2023 03:41 AM
    The enhanced GUI is missing one important thing: a red persistent warning when automatic saving of configuration changes has been switched off when you are making a change. It got switched off because someone edited the profile directly. You will happily keep on making changes using the enhanced GUI - only to lose all changes at next downtime. Especially annoying when virtual FC adapters are lost, and you have to recreate them and update the zoning and host definitions on the storage.

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    Zaki Jääskeläinen
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  • 4.  RE: New Blog Post: Please Stop Changing Partition Profiles

    Posted Mon January 09, 2023 10:26 AM

    @Zaki Jääskeläinen I totally agree.  Might I suggest that you propose that using IBM ideas portal: https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas and share the id with a comment on the blog post?



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    Vincent Greene
    IT Consultant
    Technology Services
    IBM
    Vincent.Greene@ibm.com


    The postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent IBM's positions, strategies or opinions.
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