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Spectrum Protect (Server)

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Server Support for RHEL9

Currently RHEL 9.x has been GA for almost a year and is not supported for Storage Protect Server, forcing the use of ageing RHEL 8.x. Many orgs have a requirement to maintain software currency and would like to get their RHEL8->9 projects under...
5 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Planned for future release

Support for RHEL9 for Storage Protect Server

RHEL 8 is more than 5 years old. RHEL 9 was already released more than 2 years ago (was officially released on May 17, 2022), It would be a good idea to add it as Operating System for Storage Protect Server.
about 2 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release

Spectrum protect with java version 11

The latest version of the Java that is supported with the SP for VE and the server is version 8 which means that Java version 11 is not supported as it hasn't been tested. But our customer is planning to remove Java 8 on all the servers across the...
about 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 12 Planned for future release

Provide support for COS WORM (and other S3 or BLOB equivalent WORM features)

Multiple customers and BPs have requested that Spectrum Protect supports the WORM functionality in S3 offload, be that the COS specific or the general S3 protocol WORM functionality. While not specifically required it also seems prudent to extend ...
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 4 Planned for future release

Waiting for Winodws 2019 Server support for Spectrum protect server and BA client

We need Windows server 2019 server support for the Spectrum protect for the TSM server installation and BA client as well
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release

Spectrum Protect - Copy Retention Sets to Azure Archive Layer

Customer is looking to use the Copy Retention Sets to Cloud as introduced in 8.1.13. They have an existing storage agreement with Azure and so will be using this. Noted that the release includes support for Archive Storage in both AWS and IBM Clou...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release

server support on windows server 2019

Windows server 2019 is widely used and users/customers expecting support for spectrum protect server and operation center on this platform
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release

Need online password validation option for Spectrum Protect database backup

The Spectrum Protect database backups need password to be specified to include master encryption key along with database backup. However, there is no option to validate the password when spectrum protection instance is up and running. The only way...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release

Server support for Red Hat 8

Spectrum Protect server needs to run on latest Red Hat Enterpise Linux editions 8 and 8.1.
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release

Ability to create empty structures in S3 Object Client

We would like to be able to create empty object structures in S3 buckets i.e.:aws s3api put-object --bucket test --key dir/myfolder I was told by support team, that this is currently a limitation to the MinIO used for the object agent.
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Planned for future release