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Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

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Request for Possible improvement in SP4VE GUI

In the GUI via WEB of SP4VE, when you access to perform a restore, the different datastorages appear where each machine that we have in backup to be able to do restores is located inside. The problem is that there is no search engine to search for...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 3 Functionality already exists

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