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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client)

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Our customer's shell script was failed by "GSKKM_ERR_VALIDATION_KEY_VALIDITY_PERIOD"

Our customer's shell script was failed by "GSKKM_ERR_VALIDATION_KEY_VALIDITY_PERIOD".We understand we can intentionally avoid this by recreating the certificate manually,but it will cause the operational load to occur.Our customer want us to make ...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 3 Functionality already exists

Database impossible to Backup and migrate to other platforms

Before assisting a customer using Windows that wanted to migrate to using UNIX, my client did not see any drawbacks to IBM Spectrum Protect. However, IBM Spectrum Protect does not offer an option to migrate from other operating systems. Additional...
12 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 1 Functionality already exists