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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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TSM FastBack

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Request for FastBack Message Guide

Currently there is no document for FastBack Messages; FBSSnnnnI, FBSSnnnnW, FBSSnnnnE (nnnn are 4 digit numbers). The customer requests a document which describes all the message IDs and Explanation, System action, User response for each message I...
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 3 Delivered

Allow FastBack DR Hub replication to have both a scheduled Start AND STOP time to limit impact on Business applications.

In DR Configuration / DR Scheduler / Advanced panel, add the ability to schedule a specific time for the DR Replication to Stop, on specified days. This would allow the DR Replication to start at the same time every day, but on certain days, ie we...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 2 Delivered

TSM Fastback support for MSSQL 2012

MEGA BANK had purchased TSM and FastBack around three year ago. The main reason MEGA chose IBM solution was due to the integrated between TSM & FastBack. This is IBM value proposition. Currently, latest FastBack version still can't support SQL...
about 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 2 Delivered

Remove "Autorun.inf" from Install Package

Please remove "Autorun.inf" from the LanguagePack_xxx Folder of install packages. (ex. Some Anti Virus software(*) detect this file, "Autorun.inf", as a threat, and block reading the file. (*) For example, Symantec End...
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 2 Delivered