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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

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Use proxy server for accessing IBM updates

To enhance security, and keep access to internet to a minimum, a proxy server should be used to obtain fixes and updates. This will allow for automatic updates for systems that are more locked down than usual.
10 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 2 Needs more information

Update of SPP image in Azure Market Place to a more recent version

The customer is deploying SPP on prem and in Azure Cloud. While they are at 10.1.15 in their on-prem setup, the image in Azure market place is still at 10.1.11, which is outdated. Request to update the Azure Marketplace image to at least 10.1.14
10 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 2 Needs more information

DB backup not running on all nodes in oracle

we have customers with oracle DBs that have some DBs registered in all nodes but that are not running in all nodes, and the SPP cannot backup these DBs, it is necessary to make the SPP capable of doing so
12 months ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Needs more information