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Missed and failed ANR messages do not display the actual hostname and of the node on all platforms.

Missed and failed ANR messages do not display the actual hostname and of the node on all platforms. ANR2579E Schedule schedule name in domain domain name for node node name failed (return code return code ). ANR2578W Schedule schedule name in doma...
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Delivered
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Request for TSM to handle different retentions for Virtual Environments

To be able to perform Incremental forever backups using different retentions (such as daily, monthly and anually). Currently, TSM for VE cannot use the same set of backups to assign different retentions. Only one management class is possible.
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 5 Delivered

export to tape from directory-container storage pools.

I would like to see an export function that enables me to export to tape from directory-container storage pools. Export to tape is only possible from a sequential pool now days, but I would like to do it from container storage.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Delivered

TCP Window size - update default to 0 on platforms with auto tuning

Both the TSM server and TSM client has an option named TCPWINDOWSIZE that tunes the TCP window size.<br /><br />Most of us would expect that the default would be 0, ie go with the operating system default settings. This is not the case...
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 4 Delivered

Add SHA256 checksum to Passport Advantage packages

Please Add SHA256 checksum to Passport Advantage webpage image file details.
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Delivered

add functionality to audit container command

If for some reason some containers in a directory stgdpool pool have become unavailable or readonly, audit container must be run. If there are many containers to run audit on there is no way of queing up the audit processes.I'd like a wait=yes fla...
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Delivered

Spectrum Protect Node Replication - option to block DELETE BACKUP/ARCHIVE from replicating to target server

Add possibility to supress replicating "delete backup"/"delete archive" commands from node replication, possibly depending on setting "DISSIMILARPOLICIES" or "backdelete/archdelete=no for node on target server (possibly new parameter not to confus...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 0 Delivered

IMPORT an EXPORT on TAPE

In some cases, customers need to keep client nodes as they were on a monthly, or yearly basis.To meet this requirement, we use the EXPORT NODE command :EXPORT NODE node1,node2,…nodeXWhen access to exported data is requested, we use the IMPORT NODE...
about 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Delivered

Support needed on client side dedupliaction for NextStgPool when MaxSize is being used on first storage pool.

Support is needed for client deduplication not being disabled for the rest of the session, if an object from a client exceed the defined MaxSize on the first storage pool, and then is being backed up to the next storage pool (which might or might ...
over 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Delivered

Server audit log for restore operations

In some scenarios it might be desirable, that restore operations for specific nodes can be logged - so that it later on is possible to do a traceback to identify a given account, that performed a restore of one or more objects on a client. The log...
about 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 4 Delivered