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Change the status of this type of error , so no PARTIAL status is returned. Only some warnings in job log.

Error Message in the Application Inventory Job, which ends the Job partially (This trigger always a Ticket): [example.server.ch] A running instance was not found for database EXAMPLE. This error is raised because autostart is enabled in oratab. A ...
3 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

lowering the permissions to view access logs

User permission role set to "VIEW LOG" will to give user access to all LOGS.It will not be able to see "FAILED LOGIN". Only SUPERUSER can see this type of entries. That permissions are to height to check logs only, especially in third party script...
3 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Improvement to the upgrading process of MGMT server

The upgrade process is apparently not perfect. I was "kicked" out from the upgrade progress page, before process completed and that can cause confusion? The reason i was kicked out, was that the update components/package was updated ? A suggestion...
4 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

OSSM Proxy on the same server as SP OSSM Server

currently on VSNAP servers we have the ability to also run the vadp proxy on the same server. with OSSM this is not possible. we need to have separate proxies as using the SP OSSM server as a OSSM proxy doesnt work. having separate vm proxies requ...
5 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

Renaming MDF & LDF files during restore

Hello, The renaming of source MDF and LDF files for MSSQL DB during restore operation is basic functionality of any backup/restore software. It provides effective way how to store and structuralize files of DB. Since restored DB is usually new DB ...
6 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

Make VSNAP Application Independent of OS Kernel

ISPP VSNAP Application on Physical Server is bound to specific Kernel Version. Upgrade of Redhat Version cause Application to fail and it doesnot come up.
7 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

IBM Storage Protect Plus Future Version can be able to Backup and Restore VM on cross Hypervisor platform as like Hyper-V to VMware to Hyper-V.

It can be useful a VM can be restore without require any connectors or convertors to change the VM disks from one hypervisor to another hypervisor and to reduce more admin tasks. In our environment we have IBM SP and SPP to compete with other Back...
8 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

SCDM - RFE title Granular LDAP queries than trying to scan in the entire AD Domain.

Storage Copy Data Management - We currently cannot handle scale for the amount of LDAP groups that are being attempted to be loaded for a case. Based on the error displaying an "out of memory" error message, it appears that the issue is related to...
9 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Ability to delete volumes from vSnap storage.

The ability to empty or move data from existing storage disks and then delete the disks volumes from a vSnap server would make the process of changing the underlying storage environment much easier. If we want to change out an EOS/EOL storage arra...
9 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Parallel disk merging and VM Creation during multiple VM restore.

When we initiate multiple VM restore, we have observed that VM creation and disk merging is going in sequential manner. One VM is getting created at a time after disk merging process. Whereas if it is possible to perform parallel VM creation and d...
9 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 0 Under review