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Spectrum Protect (Server)

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Properly manage Archive Mode flag in TS1150/TS1155 tape drives

The IBM TS1150 and TS1155 Enterprise tape drives has a configuration setting called Archive Mode [1] which controls whether archive mode unthread (also called low tension refresh) should be performed on tape unload. In recent firmwares [2] the def...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Is a defect

Spectrum Protect Enhanced Schedule for Months with 5 Weekends

Need another option to schedule backup Jobs for months with 5 weekends in a month ,
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

Redesign DELETE FILESPACE for reduced log pinning and active log utilization

DELETE FILESPACE pins the DB2 active log st the start, and considers the entire deletion one transaction. This is not how ingested data is handled. Because of this disparity, it is possible to receive a large object, such as an NDMP backup, which ...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Is a defect

Replication hung sessions are not getting cancelled on source and target TSM automatically after network disruptions

Replication sessions are getting hung due to network disruption and those sessions are not getting cancelled when the network issue is resolved. It took almost 4 hours for those sessions to get cancelled by TSM server which delayed DR replication ...
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

Replication should not hang if target pool is hung

When replicating to a cloud pool target, if a Disk to Cloud Transfer is hung, then replication hangs. Replication should have a timeout so that it can skip, abort, etc. rather than winding up locks.
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

Cloud pool with full local cache and no network connectivity should report out of storage space, or storage access error

When the local stgpooldirs are full for a cloud pool which has an unreachable cloud provider, attempts to write into that pool should fail, rather than hang.
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

Hung Disk to Cloud transfers should time out

When network connectivity to Azure is lost, Disk to Cloud transfer processes can hang. This is due to a limitation in Azure's OkHttp java API. SP should poll externally for hung sockets and time out, kill, or otherwise not hang pool operations. Si...
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

DECOMMISSION NODE' is not updating RETENTION RULE

Retrule contains decom vm nodes which result in failed retention set copy.Decommission node do not update retention rule so that every decomission node action requires a manual maintenance for the retention rule
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 0 Is a defect

Client backups should not hang if replication is hung

When replication hangs due to a target-server pool problem, client backups hang waiting on filespace locks. Replication locks should time out, or client backups should be able to pre-empt replication locks, so as to prevent large-scale backup fail...
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

TSM Missed backup status used to have a completion time of when the event missed now it's blank since 6.2.3. Please add back

Product: Tivioli Storage Manager Server Version 6, Release 2, Level 3.0 This is specific to a Missed backupWhen a backup has Missed the timestamp is recorded in the actlog but when executing the QUERY EVENT it is not recorded. We would like the co...
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 3 Is a defect