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Option to configure rsize parameter in Storage Copy Data Management for Spectrum Virtualize/Flashsystem

Currently Storage Copy Data Management creates FlashCopy target volumes on Spectrum Virtualize/Flashsystem devices launching the following command: mkvdisk -mdiskgrp <pool_name> -iogrp <io_grp_name> -size <size> -rsize 0% -autoex...
8 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Actions on multiple selected object

If we have to hold/release several jobs we have to do it on each single job. Selecting all the jobs the only available action is "Delete", which is the most dangerous option. I think it can be very helpful for the day by day activity to enable al...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Lack of anomaly scanning integration with IBM Spectrum Protect Family

Lack of anomaly scanning integration to detect, diagnose and recover clean copies from a Cyber attack with IBM Spectrum Protect Family.Lack of this functionality is a major road block to deploy/adoption an IBM supported Cyber Resiliency solution.
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

Spectrum protect, official support for RedHat 8

Hi. There is a need to use RedHat 8 servers. Lacking support for backups on Spectrum Protect
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Spectrum Copy Data Management missing RHEL 8 support

Currently Spectrum Copy Data Management 2.2.13 does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Copy Data Manager Support for Oracle ACFS on AIX and Linux

Oracle's new filesystem implentation is called ACFS, taking over ASM. CDM supports virtual ACFS on Windows. Need to have support for physical filesystems on AIX and Linux supporting ACFS
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

CDM compatibility with RHEL8 for SAP HANA -

One of the largest customer in ANZ for SAP HANA on Power is running HANA 2.0 over RHEL 8 and want to use Spectrum Copy Data Management (CDM) v 2.2.12 As per the current compatibility information
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Backup client for SAP HANA

There is a need to develop a real backup solution for SAP HANA. As it is today all backups are done on a full-backup base from files. Since the database can be quite large this is a problem.
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 4 Planned for future release

Cross platform migration (Solaris/AIX to linux)

X platform migration from Solaris/AIX to linux Primarily looking at being able to go from Unix/Linux to another Unix/Linux platform initially at the TSM 6.x version. There is also interested in migrating from Windows to Linux.Migrations would be e...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Planned for future release

Dedup info command

A tool for information of the status of DedupQ DEDUPlike 'sh dedupdeleteinfo' witch is a undocumented one
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 4 Planned for future release