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Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS)

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CNSA Support for Per-PV Encryption

Add support for Scale CNSA to provide per-PV encryption allowing for each PV to use its own encryption key from GKLM or HashiCorp Vault. This would be configured as part of the encryption config CR for the PVC. Allow for each fileset associated wi...
2 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Future consideration

more useful output from mmrestripefs failures

It is possible, in a number of scenarios, to have a mmrestripefs operation fail when many disks are suspended and the filesystem is being restriped to bring the disks to the empty state. This is not an uncommon operation, especially when data is m...
2 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Needs more information

gpfs support mount fileset or directory

I hope that GPFS (General Parallel File System) supports mounting filesets or directories. Since each fileset or directory is used by different individuals, if mounting of filesets and directories is supported, it would achieve the effect of data ...
about 1 month ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Under review

List Fileset Capacity of Data in Different Pools

Using the mmlsfileset command, GUI, or both - add ability to see what is the capacity of the fileset on differnet pools. If a filesystem has different pools ie. system, tier1, tier2, etc... using the mmlsfileset command get the percentage of the f...
5 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 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 "/...
21 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Is a defect

CNSA HashiCorp Vault Encryption Key Server Support

Add support in CNSA for using HashiCorp Vault encryption key server with Scale CNSA. Currently supported in normal Scale but not in CNSA.
2 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Future consideration

Enable multi protocol CES SMB / NFS rolling upgrades when CTDB upgrade is within a minor version.

When a multi protocol SMB and NFS CES cluster is upgraded, a short full stop of all CES protocols is required due to CTDB not allowing mixed major or minor versions. This can often cause issues with NFS mounts, if it is not possible to unmount the...
3 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Future consideration

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
23 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Under review

Enhance AFM to transfer NFSv4 ACLs from NFS servers like Isilons and store the ACLs correct as GPFS ACLs

Storage Scale and Storage Scale System are great products. But in many cases, another storage is already used and there are no easy ways to migrate PBytes of data - except perhaps with AFM? Almost all installations use e.g. AD integrations and NFS...
5 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Functionality already exists

Storage Scale - A GPFS node with multiple nic drivers (ip addresses) should not be able to rejoin the cluster when the daemon interface is down

Our storage nodes have multiple nic drivers and IP addresses (RoCE network). When the nic for daemon IP is down (dev bond0), it will still keep trying to rejoin the cluster again and again, because its another nic (dev bond1) is still working. But...
about 2 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Under review