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TSM for System Back-up and Recovery

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Support for restoring concurrent vg

There are some insignificant errors during OS restore with concurrent vg via NIM Resource Boot. “0516-1305 chvg: This command is not allowed while volume group sapbinvg is concurrent capable”“0516-1300 chpv: -h option is not allowed for hdisk3 bec...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Is a defect

de-duplication performance improvement request

TSM de-duplication function is supposed to make back-up area more efficient,but it is slower than it was expected.(100GB/h was expected but actual is 10GB/a day)So duplicate data isn't erased and DISK almost ran out of space.
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Is a defect