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Spectrum Protect (Server)

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Early warning when an ISP server certificate cert256.arm expires and a smooth method for renewing the certificate.

The server certificate cert256.arm (public key), expires after 10 years without warning. After that, access to the ISP server is no longer possible from one second to the next. The server must be stopped hard. A warning in the Actlog, e.g. three m...
over 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 4 Delivered

Implement full LDAPS

We have a requirement from a client to implement all IBM tooling along with Spectrum Protect (8.1.2) via LDAPS. We have successfully proved the current form of integration with StartTLS but the client in question is a bank and has concerns around ...
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 3 Delivered

Add decomission node command to TSM

An ability to put a node into 'decomissioned' mode, so that it can locked and cannot perform any more backups but is still available for restore. At the same time the node data can be scheduled for deletion after a period of days that is compliant...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 11 Delivered

Retrule exclude decommission vm filespaces

We make every first sunday a retset over all vm and keep them for 3 month. Simply define an retrule with an generic filter to catch all vm. All VM are under node SUVA_SWWVC62 and the Filter is SUVA_SWWVC62:* When we decommission an vm this vm will...
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Delivered

LDAP outage should not prevent DSMSERV startup

If LDAP is unreachable dsmserv refuses to start. This should NOT be a requirement. This inserts additional delay and troubleshooting into network outages.
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 3 Delivered

Remove SP server startup dependency on availability of LDAP URL and implement recurring probing of LDAP access

Server does not restart when unable to inialize LDAP directory service. Moreover it seems that no recurring probing of LDAP access is currently factored into the SP server code, therefor no alerting will take place in case of loss/failed LDAP conn...
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Delivered

Ability to delete filespace tied in retention set.

If we set up f.e a retention rule to save a yearly backup for all VMs, we then can not delete any of the VMs filespaces completley. Only if we delete the retentionset and thus deleting all of the yearly backups.
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Delivered

retenrule with individual filespaces

The new feature retention rule does not allow to define individual filespaces for an BA/aR Client.This parameter is only supported for vm backups.The feature retention rule / retention sets should be an alternative to the backupsets.The backupset ...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Delivered

Improve Logical Block Protection performance by using faster CRC implementation

The Logical Block Protection (LBP) feature in Spectrum Protect (TSM) is currently limiting performance when used with current generation tape drives. In production we see around 360 MB/s without LBP enabled, degrading to around 200 MB/s with LBP e...
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 3 Delivered

256K tape blocksize support for NDMP backups for NetApp

We are doing NDMP backups of NetApp filer to TSM Server on IBM Protectier Storage (as VTL). We are doing LANFree backups using DATAMover to storage pool on Protectier. The storage pool is of type "NetApp Dump" "BACKUP NODE" TSM server command is u...
over 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Delivered