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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.3
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 19, 2021

API or CLI for MDS management

Add support in REST API or CLI for configuration of all aspects of MDS Plans. This includes
• Get MDPlan.xml
• Add, remove plan (distribution tree)
• Add, remove consumer
• Add, remove resource group
• Change resource group preference
• Update OverCommitRatio
• Update PolicyParameters
• Add,update,delete SlotMapping
• Update sharing policy priority, reclaim config, share ratio
• Add, remove, update ownership policy resource groups
• Add,update,remove dimension limits in sharing policy
• Add,add,update,remove dimension ownership in ownership policy (PerHost)
• Update consumer rank

Most preferred solution - REST API or updated ‘egosh resplan apply' to support these changes in MDPlan.xml
Least preferred solution – add new commands to egosh

  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2021

    .Symphony has CLI to import full MDS resource plan xml to cluster and take affect immediately: KC link: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSZUMP_7.3.1/reference_sym/egosh_resplan.html
    . What's missing is the export CLI functionality. Please let us know if this is required immediately for production cluster. Otherwise we target to add the functionality in future roadmap release.