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Spectrum Protect for Space Management

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Rolling upgrades of space management client.

When upgrading the space management client, event if there are multiple HSM nodes, it is required to disable HSM globally while space management and backup-archive clients and API are removed and reinstalled on all nodes. For clusters with multipl...
3 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration

Improve HSM logging to contain filenames

Add a further option to HSMLOGEVENTFLAGS to also log the filenames and recallid for transparent recalls. Currently there's only exobjid and handle. Further extend dsmq toa) to produce machine readable outputb) show extobjid and handle
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration

Skip recall when files are open()ed with O_TRUNC

Adding this feature it would prevent many unnecessary recalls. As recalls from tape are an expensive operation it would improve the performance of the filesystem.
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration

Please Expand the Maximum value for HSMMAXRECALLTAPEDRIVES

The maximum value for HSMMAXRECALLTAPEDRIVES is too low to use. I wish the maximum value can be set up to 128.
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration

Well-known tcp ports are run out by TIME_WAIT state if recalls are distributed to cluster nodes

Product: IBM Spectrum Protect for Space ManagementActor: User needs improvement of TCP port usage The product is bundled in our product IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition for space management of IBM Spectrum Scale. Description: In multi-nodes...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 3 Future consideration

Command required to terminate tape optimization recall

No command is available to terminate a tape optimization recall(TOR).Now you need to invoke "ctrl+c" if you have access to the shell in which the dsmrecall is running, or search its process ID and issue "kill SIGTERM". dsmq + dsmrm can be used for...
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration

Need a function displaying the recalls optimized for tape access

Currently you are not able to see which file is being recalled in case of tape optimization recall(TOR).The dsmq command is not applicable to TOR.
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Not under consideration

Tape optimization recall termination improvement

The product has several recall types.Tape optimization recall(TOR) is one of them.Now you terminate a TOR, it waits to complete the current recall. It is important to implement a more granular TOR termination technique.
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Not under consideration

Need a support for data migration using AFM between two Spectrum Scale clusters with migrated data to tape by ISP HSM.

Currently data on a source Spectrum Scale clucster(or ESS) can be migrated to a target cluster using AFM prefetch function.In case that a cluster uses HSM function which migrates data on GPFS to tape storage using ISP for Space Management, AFM pro...
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration

Enable dsmreconcile to run on arbitrary HSM nodes

We are currently developing a large archive solution based on IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management. In the particular setup we make heavy use of the Multiserver functionality of ISP for Space Management for scalability ...
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Future consideration