Skip to Main Content
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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Spectrum Protect for Databases

Showing 21

Minimal Support for Oracle Linux and DP4Oracle

We have been requested to protect Oracle Databases running onOS: Oracle linux Server 7.8DB Server: Oracle Database 19c Enterprise Edition Release 19.0.0.0.0 opened a case in look for minimal support but is not available.Oracle says "Oracle Linux i...
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Delivered

Using TDP under Windows with alternate dsm.opt (this was possible in the past)

We need to use TDP under Windows with alternate dsm.opt
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 3 Delivered

Ability to script Oracle TDP config with tdpoconf

Scripting capabilities is needed for tdpoconf in order to be able to do a "silent" (no user-interaction) installation of the Oracle TDP (without having to use utilities like expect or similar).The problem has been observed on linux, but might also...
almost 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Delivered

TDPO Client Sun Solaris 11 x86

We need a new Version of TDPO Client for Sun Solaris 11 x86.Our TSM client instances are on version 6.3.3.100
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 4 Delivered

TSM support for MongoDB

Integration between full online and incremental backups of Mongo databases with TSM in a similar way as Oracle, DB2 or other databases supported by TSM do with Data Protection for Database. A
almost 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Delivered

TSM for DB support for Oracle 12c on AIX 7.1

Customer is upgrading Oracle to version 12c on AIX 7.1 64 bit. They use RMAN and TSM for DB to back up Oracle. They require support for this combination, which isn't in TSM for DB 7.1 per the support page.
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Delivered

Support for MS SQL 2016

We are starting to use MS SQL 2016.
about 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Delivered

TDP SQL on Windows 2012R2

Please certify TDP-SQL on Windows2012R2 (till now only on Windows2012)
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 4 Delivered

TDP for SQL security authorization

Enable TDP for Microsoft SQL to be Active Directory aware so that SQL database access plus TDP flashcopy console access can be restricted and secured. Currently a local SQL account has to be used within the TDP agent for backups and restores. This...
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 3 Delivered

DP for Exchange still needs Organization Management right or your SR/PMR won't be supported

If you use DP for Exchange, you'll still need the Permission Organzation Management right, or you won't get 2nd-Level support from IBM.In large companies, like VW, it's not common that automation-users will get these rights. VW uses DP for Exchang...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Delivered