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TSM client & server support for CENTOS

Please support CENTOS as a platform for TSM server and client. All other major backup tools support CENTOS as a backup client or server architecture. You cannot stay behind. No support means for us undoubtedly abandoning the TSM (SP) platform.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Storage Sentinel support for the Scanning Engine to run on IBM Power hardware.

For environments running SAP HANA on Power Linux, which is supported by Sentinel, there may not be x86_64 hardware in the environment for a Scanning Engine to be installed onto. The Scanning Engine needs to be installed where it can access the sto...
12 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Future consideration

IBM Spectrum IBM Spectrum Protect Replication to 3rd SP Server and/or Public Cloud Storage

We can currently only replicate a node's data to only 1 IBM Spectrum Protect server. Various customers now have a requirement to replicate to a 3rd site or to the cloud.
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 6 Not under consideration

Easy R/W failover for a replicated node

In a ISP environment using the Node Replication feature, the R/O client failover is automated since version 7.1.1 of the ISP server. It works fine, but allows only the restore or retrieve of objects.If the source server is unavailable for a longer...
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Future consideration

IBM Redbooks for IBM Spectrum Protect / IBM SpectrumProtect Plus

There are no longer IBM Redbooks for this product available. The education budget was shrinked and the Admin Guide was removed. Where should customers get information how to work with this product
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Node replication based on managementclass or storagepool

Currently node replication can only be issued on a node/filespace basis and backup/archive data. A big global bank has the requirement to replicate all data cross country which are older than 5 years. The data can't be distinguished by filespace o...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Future consideration

parallel session when using node replication from tape

Need support for parallel session when using node replication from tape.When for example run a RMAN Backup with 4 session to tape, we can replicate the data with 4 sessions over 4 tape and 4 drives to other side. With Node Replication only one ses...
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Possibility to deploy/update Client Management Services (CMS) using Spectrum Protect Operation Center

Update of Client Management Services (CMS) using Spectrum Protect Operation Center is not possible.
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

Customize At Risk intervals to reflect real environment

In order to have the Operations Center reflect correctly the risk status of Spectrum Protect nodes we should be able to inform accuratedly when the backups really run. Some clients, for instance, have nodes that run backups only on weekdays, so th...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Future consideration

Operations Center: Automatic PMR Creation and Support Bundle Upload

Automated open/creation of PMR from Spectrum Protect Operations Center and upload of Support Data Collection Bundle
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration