The Management Pack for IBM PowerVC creates Resource Kinds and Relationships (associations) for critical resources in your IBM PowerVC environment.

Resource Kinds

Identifiers, metrics, and properties are collected for the following IBM PowerVC resource kinds:

  • Network
  • Power System
  • Storage
  • Virtual Machine
  • Volume


Relationships among discovered resources are also created by the Management Pack. The hierarchical structure of those relationships is depicted in the diagram below.

IBM PowerVC Relationships Diagram

HMC and PowerVC Relationships Diagram-2

External Relationships

The following external relationships can be discovered, in addition to the internal relationships.

  • Virtual Machine > SAP HANA System
  • Virtual Machine > Oracle Instance
  • Virtual Machine > Operating System

See also:

Inventory Tree (Traversal Spec) (IBM PowerVC)