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Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client)

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double library / unnecessary space usage

We noticed that the library is included into the TIVsm-API64 and TIVSM-BA package: bash-4.4$ find /opt/tivoli/ -name /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/api/bin64/ /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/ bash-4....


For Nodes with complex data structure is often not enough to get information at the end of dsmc q ba "Path_to_objects/*" -subdir=yes -ina -querysummary with Total Data etc. More detailed aggregated information with backup/archive data amount and n...

Enable Storage Protect backup archive client testflag SKIPDATEMISMATCHWARNING for restore and retrieve

In a replication failover scenario, the Storage Protect backup/ archive client is comparing the local stored last backup/ archive date with the date stored on the Storage Protect server. If the local date is older than the date stored on the Stora...

Need Support for Open Enterprise Server (OES) OS which is LINUX Distribution

My customer just upgraded his supported OES to a newer version and are being told by IBM that it's no longer support on Spectrum Protect. This OS has been supported in the past (see
about 2 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 0 Under review

Support for Active Directory Item restore

Today does IBM Storage Protect Backup-Archive Client only support to protect Microsoft Active Directory and do a total Disaster Recovery of Microsoft Active Directory. If we want to restore only one item in the Active Directory to get back from a ...

Disable scan of files before archiving when using filelist

We have been archiving with file lists for over 20 years, so we know that the client archived differently and, above all, faster in earlier versions (5-7). If you specified a file list in these old versions, archiving started within a few seconds,...

remove systemV init.d script for DSMCAD

The current packaging of TIVsm-BA includes a symbolic link /etc/init.d/dsmcad -> /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/rc.dsmcad which results in the creation of the directory /etc/init.d if it does not already exist. This is incompatible with the chkc...

Support for LSA (Local Security Authority)

It would be beneficial for everyone when it comes to security.