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Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring)

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TSM operation center reporting issue with DB size of TSM instances in GPFS cluster

TSM DB size was wrongly reported in operations center for instances configured in same GPFS cluster. all instances are reporting GPFS clustered file system size Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center 7.1.4
about 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 Not under consideration

Operations Center Reports, provide a test button of custom SQL

Today when creating a custom report in Operations Center the interface automatically sends sql select queries to the server to check if the work. This could be done multiple time during the time when you edit the report, that puts a lot of load on...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 0 Not under consideration

Operation Center Reporting, enhanced capabilities

Two items:Reporting in Operations Center by mail is limited to only simple mail. Sending reports is only possible hourly, daily or weekly.
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 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

Add functionality to TSM Operations Center related to Tape Drives Usage/Mounts Reports

System: Spectrum Protect Operations CenterActor: Spectrum Protect Operations CenterUser needing reporting features to assess tape drives usage/mounts in order to provide analysis for future needs in tape drive growth/usage. Description: Operations...
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 0 Not under consideration

Support newer browsers (IE11/Edge, for example) in TSM Monitoring

Monitoring/Reporting for Spectrum Protect must be updated to allow browsers beyond IE8 and IE9 for login to JazzSM to manage Cognos Reporting. Those browsers are the only officially supported by IBM, but are no longer supported by Microsoft. IE11/...
over 8 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

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

Ops Center Reporting

similar to "To pull graphical representing reports from operation center (102024)". The canned "General Operations" report is very nice and useful. It would be nice if we could generate similar reports but there is no documentation on how to do that.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 0 Not under consideration

Operation Center - limit resource usage

Operation Center should have a way to limit the resource that it could use from the servers. By not having, this simple monitoring tool can put the production enviroenment in danger, using far more resources that it should.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 3 Not under consideration