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Spectrum Protect (Operations Center)

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Allow more than 1450 characters into SQL statement used in reports section

Hello, Right now, we are limited to 1450 characters into an SQL statement when generating custom reports from Operation Center. This is an issue when the SQL statement is longer than that. I would like to have that limitation being removed. From t...
4 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Operations Center) 0 Under review

SPF-I-3280 .. regarding this idea .. can you please explain how this function is working

There is a customer requirement to generate a report from event table .. to have a daily overview from client backup .. to have start time, endtime, and status from each backup. Additionally the customer need the output from the client, which Mgmt...
11 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Operations Center) 0 Under review