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Storage Fusion

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Option to overwrite resources when doing retore

When doing a restore of resources, you have to previously delete the ones you want to restore. This is really complicated for customers and other backup SW allows "overwrite" including a tick on the restore process
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 2 Future consideration

Fusion Licensing - IBM License service

Large telco customer would needs to use IBM License service service which will be used by all Cloud pak and other iBM OpenShift based license. Fusion has 4 key capabilities which are part of license VPC of worker node Primary storage (TB) bacukp s...
5 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Create new Satellite clusters in Fusion HCI from IBM Cloud console

Enable creation of NEW IBM Cloud Satellite location in customers IBM Fusion HCI environment from the IBM Cloud Console. This could be enabled by having a agent on Fusion HCI the customer connect to IBM Cloud Satellite console. The agent is allowed...
9 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Future consideration

Create Fusion HCI virtual machines from the Cloud Satellite

Today you must first access Fusion HCI to create host for IBM Cloud Satellite, then go to IBM Cloud and create location and files/scripts, then return to Fusion to load the files to attach them to IBM Cloud Satellite and finally return to IBM Clou...
9 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Future consideration

IBM Storage Fusion support for mutiple (1, 2 or 3) replica deployment model and lower infrastrucutre cost

Many modern OpenShift workloads are doing application level HA with deployment across AZ with transaction replication. The most prominant of these from the IBM SW portfolio are CP4I and CP4BA. For these workloads, their deployment with Fusion Data...
8 months ago in Storage Fusion 1 Planned for future release

Fusion HCI Management Server

The Fusion HCI Rack should have a dedicated 1U Management server. This would be a low cost Linux server, single socket. The server would have the provision code as well as remote support tools. This could include remote access for IBM support, sim...
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 3 Planned for future release

Satellite CoreOS images deployment

Make it possible via automation scripts in Fusion GUI to deploy also Core OS satellite Images, today only RHEL 7 and RHEL 8 is possible.
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 3 Planned for future release

Openshift-image-registry to be Included in Backup

Fusion UI does not display the namespace openshift-image-registry which is required during Recovery of Full Cluster.
5 months ago in Storage Fusion 1 Future consideration

Ability to set Custom Retention Policies for Events and/or requirement for them to be "fixed" before removing them from the Dashboard

Per design, current Fusion versions includes the following events expiration policies: Information events lasts for 3 to 4 hoursWarning events lasts for seven daysCritical events lasts for 14 days These values are fixed and do not require the admi...
almost 2 years ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Enabling etcd Key Value Store Backups in Fusion Backup

Realized this is a duplicate request with: OCP operational best practices recommend protecting etcd if you are responsible for the availability of the Kubernetes cluster and the built-in etcd ...
3 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review