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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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Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring)

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Reporting features to be added in Operations center

As of now, Operation center is only capable of sending the health check summary report to the mentioned email. It would be great, if it can be enhanced to send few customized reports like (backup status in last 24 Hours, Media offsiting) etc, etc

Operations Center exclude nodes from at risk-policy alerting

Request ability to exclude "stale" nodes no longer performing any scheduled operations from appearing as "at risk-policy" in TSM OC 6.4.1.

ITM TSM 6.3 application support suppoted on zlinux ITM TEMS, TEPS servers

Customer has existing ITM V6 environment with ITM TEMS, TEPS servers running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (s390x) or zlinux. Customer has existing ITM Tivoli Data Warehouse....Customer to install ITM application support for ITM TSM 6.3 agent...

Smaller sized ITM TSM Agent installation package for existing ITM V6 customers

Customers already have a ITM V6 environment with TEMS, TEPS servers. Will not install the IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager V6.3 package for additional TEMS, TEPS server. The AIX part number CI3ZGML package is 3808 MB in size with a...

Remote install (deploy) method missing for ITM agent for TSM 6.3

I was unable to add the ITM Agent for TSM6.3 to the agent depot on the IBM Tivoli Monitoring server (TEMS) and perform a remote installation with commands and messures provided by ITM.