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Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

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Summary of how time is spent on a job in dsminstr.log - i.e. by percentage to easily determining the primary bottlenecks

Currently, all the information in the dsminstr.log is by thread, and it would be fantastic to know how to summarize this information on a job-level. This is very hard - if not impossible - to do in the current state, as all information is per thre...
3 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Needs more information

Datamover rebalance command should also rebalance the data each DM is responsible for rather just the number of VMs.

The rebalance command only balances the number of VMs managed by a DataMover, but not the amount of data. We think that would be as important if not more than the number of VMs being managed. Ultimately a rebalance operation that takes both items ...
5 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Functionality already exists

Moving/VMotioning a VM should reset the tagging automatically.

This is a manual process but SP4VE is touted as an enterprise solution, so this should be automatically addressed. We do NOT use the plugin and ARE using tagging. We have 2 ESX environments each associated with a separate TSM instance. When utiliz...
5 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Future consideration

No native backup support for Nutanix

Why: Seamless integration, optimized performance, granular recovery, compliance adherence, and vendor support contribute to a robust backup solution within the Nutanix VM environment. Note: Currently it is supported by Storage Defender but it requ...
6 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration

Hello, for us is need the adjustment of the plugin like in the previous versions 8.1.14, where there is the possibility of changing the GUI address on the vecenter (with the plugin).

For us is need the adjustment of the plugin like in the previous versions 8.1.14, where there is the possibility of changing the GUI address on the vecenter (with the plugin).
7 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration

Support for RHEL 9

Now when SPP is not going to be future develop and we need to run a VMware Backups using Dark Site software we falling back to IBM Storage Protect for VMware and we have test it on a RedHat Enterprise Server 9.2 and it works fine accept the servic...

TSM4VE Cloud Service Provider Mode

Because of all ransomware attacks we see more transformations from other backup vendors back to IBM Storage Protect for VE, but the issue with TSM4VE is that it demanding a System Account in the Storage Protect Server to be able to work, we have d...
8 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Not under consideration

Empty directories are not restored during a single file restore operation

If your restore collection contains also empty directories , the empty directories are not restored. We also need restore empty directories, which are used temporarily.The default according to the manual is "skip" empty directories. It is intentio...
8 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Future consideration

Add Support Hyper-V Fail-over cluster with Storage Spaces Direct running on Windows Server 2022 Datacente

Lots of our Microsoft customers use this combo.
8 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration

SP4VE increase max vmdk support limit of 8TB

Many customers have passed the 8TB for a single VMDK and currently cannot use SP4VE to protect these virtual machines.
9 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Future consideration