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Spectrum Protect for Databases

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TDP SQL GUI more efficient for search restore point in allwaysOn cluster

Configuration: AlwaysOn DB configured on TDP for database SQL with 11 instances (Active/Inactive) with more than 70 SQL databases with MMC. Problem: When selectively restoring inactive data for a particular database, it takes a long time, up to 45...
over 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

ISP DP for SQL Powershell in AlwaysON Environment / restore Script

This Script (Command Line Interface) allows us to do faster restore compare to the Graphical User Interface. MMC GUI has long wait time when restore inactive backup's as described in the case (TS004928519). In a case of ransomware we can't accept ...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Protect for Databases SQL in Linux

We need us to implement Backup/Restore Spectrum Protect for Databases SQL in Linux Servers
about 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Future consideration

Push Update for TDP clients

Large SP customer has 10.000 + SP clients. Because of security requirements ( CVE etc.) he has to update its SP clients very often. For BA clients the update process can already be done from the server, but currently this can not be done for TDP c...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

Support TDP for MSSQl running on Linux

MS is now supporting MS-SQL running on Linux. It would be nice to do a backup of that too.
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Future consideration

Fix BKI6243E error for HANA with SSL enforced

TSM to work with sslEnforce = True parameter on SAP HANA database
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

When attemting to start a DP for SQL DB restore it starts immediately without warning

When the customer starts a DB restore it starts immediately without warning the customer that the restore will be done to the existing database. A warning message should appear to the customer before starting the restore explaining that the "Resto...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

update TDPOSYNC to set objects as inactive

Hello, We have a security need to limit the potential access of rogue actors. Specifically, we need to ensure a single person cannot destroy both the production systems and their copies in backup. For most workloads we can use backdelete=no to pre...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

Set access for TDPO Database as read-only

a function in the TDPO that allows the database to do the same as the "set access" option for a normal node. i.e. for a possibility to grant read-onlyaccess to a backups taken with Data Protection for Oracle.
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

Allow VDI timeout to be user controlled (SP for MSSQL, legacy backups)

When using Spectrum Protect's data protection for MSSQL (legacy backups), there is a hardcoded timeout limit for the TDP to wait for the availability of the VDI. Currently this is set to 60 seconds, and can only be observed by tracing the TDP oper...
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration