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Created on Dec 6, 2022

Multi-cloud support for Workload Mobility

IBM Cloud Pak System 2.3.3.3 Interim Fix 1 introduced a new feature called Workload Mobility, allowing clients to move Virtual System Instances (VSIs) – consisting of one or more Virtual Machines (VMs) – from one IBM CPS appliance to another one (without planned downtime). However, Workload Mobility currently only supports migrating VSIs deployed using single-cloud cloud groups/environment profiles. 

We would like to add support for multi-cloud cloud groups/environment profiles, which are a requirement when leveraging the multisystem environment feature in IBM Cloud Pak System (so you can deploy virtual machines across multiple locations in a region, i.e. to deliver IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM Db2 solutions to support continuous availability across two IBM Cloud Pak System appliances/data centers):
https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-pak-system-w3550/2.3.3?topic=system-administering-multisystem-environment
 

Idea priority Urgent