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PowerVC 1.4.2

At my office in southern MN, it's lovely outside - all the trees are covered with a light sheen of frost and all the dead grass is covered in ankle-deep snow, but the picturesque view comes with perils, such as trying to walk across an icy parking lot fast enough so my face doesn't freeze. I...

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Add and Remove disks from a Software Defined Storage pool

PowerVC 1.4 introduced software defined storage support, which integrated IBM Spectrum Scale with PowerVC to allow users to build storage clusters using local disks or disks from an iSCSI or Fibre Channel SAN. When adding a host during registration, if the host was configured for software...

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The Stars Have Aligned: IBM Cloud Private and Power Systems

Today’s Dynamics Today is arguably one of the most exciting times to be working in technology — there is such vast amount of innovation and transformation occurring all around us. Developers are witnessing an explosion of new application development models that leverage containers, serverless...

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HMC and PowerVC

PowerVC is the perfect companion to HMC because it simplifies many of the virtualization tasks that you would need to use APIs for on the HMC. For those of you who have not discovered just how many of these tasks PowerVC can automate for you, We've made a consolidated list here. If you're just...

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Proxying PowerVC with NGINX

Have you ever struggled to give your end users access to the PowerVC UI, but don't want to give them real access to the PowerVC host? For example, I've seen a few scenarios recently where we want to make PowerVC UI publicly available, but still need PowerVC itself sitting on an internal...

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Move images between cloud providers

PowerVC 1.4.0 allows users to import and export images. This makes moving images between cloud providers or different storage devices a breeze! There are several use cases that you can use import/export for: Move an image hosted on one storage provider to a different storage provider...

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Using PowerVC to deploy VMs with SSH keys

Using key-based authentication for SSH connections is both easier and more secure than password-based authentication. In fact, some operating systems (e.g. Ubuntu) default to prohibiting password-based SSH authentication for the root account. PowerVC 1.3.2 added a new capability to inject an SSH...

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Customers in Charge: Cloud and On-premises Deployment Options Fully Supported

I was recently asked about the significance of IBM Cognos Analytics’ multiple deployment options. The simple answer is that we are committed to meeting customers where they are today. Customers can deploy on-premises, on the cloud, as well as on private cloud options through Pure Systems. In...

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Deploy Templates

By: Himabindu P J IBM PowerVC Software Engineer IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager provides a new tool called a ‘deploy template’ that allows you to specify a set of deployment options for an image. Users with self-service authority can use the deploy template to quickly and easily deploy a...

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Installing Cloud PowerVC Manager – It's so Simple

By: Ajay Kumar IBM PowerVC software engineer By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the benefits of our new PowerVC cloud offering. This article describes how to install Cloud PowerVC Manager on a fresh environment, upgrade an environment to 1.3.1 and enable cloud, and how to enable...

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