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IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

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Spectrum Protect Plus - Office365 support needed

Office 365 is for 4Q18/1H19 on roadmap, support needed in Q42018customer has Office 365 in place and need local backup, if Protect Plus will not be available in Q418 he will look at CommVault
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 3 Delivered

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Backup of an Individual VM in an SLA Policy

Customer requires the ability to backup an individual VM in an SLA.
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 2 Delivered

Ability to schedule maintenance policy

Allow user to modify the time at which the maintenance policy will be started. An acceptable workaround would be to change the start time via a REST API call.
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered

Allow SPP catalog restores from COS or SP

Spectrum Protect Plus stores the metadata information in a catalog which can be backed up to a vSnap repository. This information can not be stored on COS or an ISP server. This would end up in non-discoverable information in the event of the whol...
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered

Schedule Hypervisor Inventory Job

Schedule Hypervisor Inventory Job
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered

SPP archive to on-prem COS

Archive to on-prem COS: Our team uses Spectrum Protect Plus for VMWare incremental backups to COS vaults without issue. In one policy, incremental backups are taken daily and kept for 7 days. The archive feature in any SPP policy only allows for a...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered

SPP patches released should contain readme for changes and fixes included with patch level

A customer who was instructed to apply SPP patch 1 (287) inquired as to the fixes or changes within patch 1 and was not able to locate a readme file with a list of changes for these patches. This readme or list of documented changes will help a cu...
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered

Immutable feature on Object storage

We would like to keep the backup data that we copied on cloud as immutable.This means that the data will remain indelible for the period we set.Thus, we can protect our data from attacks such as hackers who intentionally want to delete them.Spectr...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 4 Delivered

XLS output from scheduled VM Backup history report

Scheduled report which is sending by e-mail is not possible to generate it in XLS format. It is normally possible to chose between xls and pdf format by instant (not scheduled) report run only.
over 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered

Provide AWS image for SPP server

It is currently not possible to deploy the SPP server in AWS. The SPP vSnap can be deployed in AWS, but this require an on-prem SPP server (or a SPP server deployed in VMware Cloud on AWS). An AWS specific SPP AMI image is required.
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Delivered