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Spectrum Protect for Databases

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TDP for MS SQL FCM GUI multiple DB instances

The FCM GUI of newest TDP Version works only with default dsm.opt.The older GUI could be started with CLI Option: tdpsqlc /tsmoptfile="<path>\dsm.opt".This function is not available for flashcopymanager.exe!Please refer to my Supportcase 134...
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 4 Planned for future release

Oracle 18c support SP 4 DB's

I have a client who is installing Oracle 18c now and have a need for backups They have used Spectrum Protect in the past and want to continue to do so
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Planned for future release

Backup Solution for Oracle 19c

We have to be able to backup Oracle 19c
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Planned for future release

FCM - Managing Multiple SQL instances from one console

There are 2 instances of SQL which have been configured with 2 separate optfiles as per the old standard however the Flashcopy manager gui defaults to use the dsm.opt file in c:\program files\tivoli\tsm\tdpsql folder. We need to have separate shor...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Planned for future release

tdposync with script

Since migration to version 6.3.0, we are no more able to use tdposync in script because password is request on concole or terminal. Many Oracle DB is hosted in our Data Centers and cleanup TSM with RMAN Catalog can be a heavy load if this opportin...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 4 Planned for future release

Provide capability to use custom option and configuration files with the MMC GUI in the SQL TDP v6.4

Re-instatement of the /tsmoptfile and /configfile parameters with the MMC GUI for SQL TDP v6.4 so that the option file and config file can have non-standard names and can be located in non-default folders.These parameters are currently available w...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Planned for future release

tdposync with script

Since migration to version 6.3.0, we are no more able to use tdposync in script because password is request on concole or terminal. Many Oracle DB is hosted in our Data Centers and cleanup TSM with RMAN Catalog can be a heavy load if this opportin...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 3 Planned for future release

Please add some kind of reporting

Please expose the reporting in Data Protection for SQL Server. In the new management console there is a report named "Data Protection Activity Report". We would like to be able to gather the success/failures externally.
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Planned for future release

implement SQL backup COPY_ONLY

The SQL has the option to create a full DB Backup that does not interfere with the normal backup full, diff, log chain with the COPY-ONLY parameter.
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Planned for future release