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Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring)

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Operations Center: Select multiple (but not all) servers for a report

Currently, you can select either one or all servers for a report. It would be very helpfull if you would be able to select a subset of servers.
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 Future consideration

Add option in Spectrum Protect OC to send reports in PDF format

One of my customers requested to have the option to send Spectrum Protect reports in PDF format via email. This is the same functionality that they have today, since they are using Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Tivoli Common...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Future consideration

Logging of details for files deleted by dsmc delete on Spectrum Protect client

If on a client node an administrator deletes files using the dsmc delete arch or dsmc delete back there is no detailed logging of the deleted files neither on the ISP server nor on the ISP client. You only have the number of deleted files in the a...
over 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Future consideration

Journal Based Backup Stall

In this case, the journal database was not updating and so backups became stale until a Full Incremental was run. This request is for a monitoring alert for when the journal db does not receive any updates, perhaps in the last 24 hours.

Method for monitoring/alerting on performance of cache to S3 data movement

There is currently no method to monitor the migration of local cache storage to S3 object storage. There is therefore no easy way to know if data are being moved and if they are moving sufficiently quickly to be completed before the next backup. I...
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 Future consideration

Operation Center option to only send report if there is output

Operation Center "Configure Report" should have a checkbox to prevent sending a report if there is no output.
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 Future consideration

Operation Center Reports - Server Groups and comma separated list of servers

Operation Center custom reports should allow selecting more than one server in "Configure Report", either by comma-separated list, or by server groups.
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration

SPECTRUM PROTECT VMWARE REPORTING BY VMWARE FOLDER

ability to automatically recover (with cli) the result of the vmware backups displayed by the IBM Spectrum Protect plugin in the VSphere client (web) by folder vmware location>Datacenter>Folder>Monitoring>IBM Spectrum Protect
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration

OC Send reports monthly

Today OC can create and send reports daily or weekly, we would like to create and send report monthly also. We have seen the need at several customers to send monthly reports.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 Not under consideration

OpCenter NAS Filesystems

Should be able to see NAS/NDMP filespaces as a column in Operation Center, and track last backup date. Expectation:Operation Center -> Clients -> NAS Filesystems* Just like Virtual Machines expands out the entities and filespaces for each VM...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration