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Spectrum Protect (Server)

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Update Cloudstoragepool to make it immutable.

Hello Currently S3 immutable and immutable COS is supported but its only with define stgpool but its not supported do update current stgpool to make it immutable. Since S3 allow changes now, can we please have an update stgpool with enabledatalock?
23 days ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Multi session restore from container pool should result in load balanced sessions

Technote http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993961 documents how to tweak the SDNQRSESSSIZE parameter for multi session restores, however the sessions created are not load balanced. This can result in the restore sessions not being...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Show various command line options and/or help options for dsmserv using -h or --help flag

The proposal is provide -h or --help option for storage protect server command line. Storage Protect Server can be started with various options. Currently the user has to go through SP documentation to know these options, as the command line does ...
4 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Optimize migration algorythm of seq. storagepool to collocated storagepool

Short:When migrating data from a file pool to a collocated tape pool a large number of mounts occur in the tape pool causing throughput to go down and maintenance can not complete in time. Setup:Data flowClient > (backup) > file pool > (m...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Abort of STGRule ActionType=Copy if no MountPoint is available

Starting a Storage Rule with ActionType COPY and no Tape MountPoints are available the transaction is aborted by the server.
over 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

"Cancel Process all" command in Spectrum protect

Would be great if "cancel process all" command in TSM/Spectrum Protect is introduced.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 3 Not under consideration

Enhancment to replicate node commando to only replicate nodes in send or sendsync mode

I try to create setups without and errors or warnings from housekeeping scripts.I also try to work with opt-out mechanisms as much as possible for customers that agree to use that backup philosophy. When you build a two-way replicating Spectrum Pr...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Force Cancel Sessions and Processes

We need to be able to force cancel sessions and processes on the TSM server. This is a must have.
about 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Verify Management Class Contraints on Node Migration

When moving/migrating a TSM node from one TSM domain to another, and in the target TSM domain the management class used in the source does not exist in its policiy definitions, the default management class is used. The fall back to the default man...
almost 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

maxruntime parameter does not honor admin schedules with wait=yes

The maxruntime parameter could not be used for administrative schedules where processes with wait=yes are started. APAR IT21651 documents the behavior.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 0 Not under consideration