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Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS)

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network access controlm for mmsysmon REST API

Currently mmsysmon REST API allows all inbound connections. Our cybersecurity penetration team has successfully sent network packets that caused REST API to malfunction, leaving hundreds of connections in CLOSE_WAIT state. In this scenario CherryP...
15 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Submitted

Improve DIO on sparse files to avoid E-HOLE error

The customer is using Db2 pureScale and allocates tablespace using preallocation.But there are enormous performance issue was caused by the DIO thrashing ( frequent switching back and forth between DIO and Buffered IO ) due to E_HOLE errors.We ana...
15 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Not under consideration

Virtual Host Style addressing support for CES S3

Virtual Host Style addressing (https://bucket.my-s3-server.com) is the preferred S3 addressing option for AWS - see https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/userguide/VirtualHosting.html Scale CES S3 does not support this out-of-the box yet. Wi...
16 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Future consideration

RHEL 9.X And GPFSGUI Daemon Fail bug?

line 67, checkPortIsAlreadyUsed in "/usr/lpp/mmfs/gui/bin-sudo/check4iptables" This function can act unintentionally when searching for 443 ports. "checkPortIsAlreadyUsed" can act unintentionally when searching for 443 ports on the 72nd line of "/...
27 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Is a defect

Restrict automatic node expels with deadlock amelioration with Nodeclass

We would like to possibly use automatic deadlock amelioration, but we need to ensure certain nodes are not expelled. We do not want to auto expel interactive/login nodes from the compute cluster. We already have a Nodeclass that contains these nod...
27 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Future consideration

Allow RDMA device recognition possible at mmfsd run time

Sometimes, when mmfsd starts up, not all RDMA devices are available (mostly due to temporarily down links). When such a link comes up later, mmfsd would not detect that and consequently ignore the port for the current run. Only when recycled, mmfs...
28 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Under review

A command is needed to manually drop the FilesToCache and StatCache of the Client node mounted with GPFS to release the tokens of the server

same as the topic
29 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Under review

gpfs enhance NFS performance in chip design domain

we expect GPFS to enhance NFS performance to accommodate small file scenarios in the chip design domain to beat netapp
about 1 month ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Needs more information

gpfs client support rocky linux

we expect gpfs client support more operation systems to meet the needs of mostusers, for example rocky linux
about 1 month ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Not under consideration

fileset QoS distinguish read and write

we expect fileset QoS distinguish read and write to enhance the flexibility of QoS, also expect metadata support qos
about 1 month ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Not under consideration