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Moving a node to another domain should not remove it from the backup schedule automatically.

Logically the command to move the node to another domain should have failed until I removed the node from the current backup schedule as the domain is tied to the schedule. Or I would expect a message prompting to continue informing me that the no...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Is a defect

Support Windows 2012 Deduplication

Support for the Windows 2012 Data Deduplication feature. This can save a lot of disk space on the server but the backup and restore leaves the files unreadable.
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Is a defect

GUI Point in Time Restore for a large number of files fails to display all files that are recoverable.

Point in Time restore of a Windows TSM Client with unlimited number of versions for 30 days does not work if a server has a larger number of files, or hourly backups are run.
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Is a defect