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Spectrum Protect for Space Management

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Spectrum Protect (TSM) client for Space Management (HSM) for ppc (power) Linux

With the evolution of Spectrum Scale (esp. ESS) running on our ppc Hardware on Linux it is required to have this capability to reduce the number of objects to manage (i.e. an extra AIX or x86 system to handle the HSM migration out of ESS or other ...
over 8 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.
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Not under consideration

Add virtualmountpoint support for Spectrum Protect for Space Management on Spectrum Scale servers

Please allow Spectrum Protect for Space Management in a Spectrum Scale environment to operate on virtualmountpoints. This means support in the following scenario: 1) A large Spectrum Scale file system is split into multiple smaller filesets. 2) Ea...
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Not under consideration

GPFS+TSM+HSM: staging vs. migration priority

What we are looking for is a configuration based parameter what willbasically break out of the "transparency for the user" mode, and notperform any further recalling, period, if|when the file systemoccupancy is above a certain threshold (98%). We ...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 0 Not under 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.
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 1 Not under consideration

dsmmigundelete command re-create stub files for individual files

When space management migrate file to TSM storage, a stub file created in place of the original file, in some case, user need to recover one or more stub files because it deleted by mistake, and if these file are not protect by B/A client, the onl...
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 0 Not under consideration

TSM for Space Management - file expiration

The current release of TSM for Space Management (Unix) has a migfileexpiration option that "Specifies the number of days a copy of a migrated or premigrated file remains in storage after it is modified on your local file system, or deleted from yo...
over 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 3 Not under consideration

Provide general ability for the ordinary user to use SpMg Tape Optimized Recall

The Tape Optimized Recall (TOR) feature finally being provided in the TSM client 6.3 should immediately be "expanded" to allow the ordinary user to take advantage of this long sought feature. The (initial) root limitation on TOR is severely limiti...
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 4 Not under consideration

Information for SpMg file systems (dsmdf) should be displayable on all nodes in an HSM cluster; not just on the mgmt node

Information for SpMg file systems (through the provided standard tool dsmdf) should be displayable on all nodes in an HSM cluster; not just on the mgmt node. More than just being a convenient feature to see the file system state, inode information...
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 2 Not under consideration

Linux StorageAgent installs via RPM

With the release of TSM 7 there is no longer an RPM released to install the TIVsm-stagent package in Linux.
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Space Management 0 Not under consideration