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Spectrum Protect Snapshot should recognize AIX LVM mirror setup after restore

The customer operates multiple IBM Db2 databases on the AIX platform using LVM mirrored volumes.For performance reasons, specific LV to hdisk mappings are configured inside of the volume groups.Snapshot backups are created by IBM Spectrum Protect ...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Spectrum CDM Deployment on MS Hyper-V Virtualization

We're working with LULU for their SAP HANA requirement and proposing Spectrum CDM to fulfill their App/DB consistent snapshots for the mentioned retention period here Every 2 hours snapshot for Prod Infra with 7 days retention (12x7= 82 flashcopie...
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 4 Future consideration

Spectrum Protect Snapshot - Support with HyperSwap Volumes

Hi Team I have a customer who is looking for support for FlashCopy Manager (Spectrum Protect Snapshot) with HyperSwap volumes. From the link below I see that it is not currently supported:http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21455924 T...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

Flashcopy Mgr to support multiple storages of same kind

Flashcopy Mgr currently dont support to take snapshots from multiple storages. We would like it to be able to take snapshots from more than one storage device. The XIV product is supporting cross-consistency groups, meaning that you can have volum...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

FCM for VMware: Linux In-Guest Application Consistency

This enhancement request describes an important and very customer relevant improvement of the backup mechanisms of Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (TSMfVE) and Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager (FCMfVE). The existing support to gene...
over 10 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

Enable FCM to use thin-provisioned target volumes if source volumes are thin provisioned

Currently it is not possible to use thin-provisioned target volumes as COPY (only with NOCOPY) with FCM even if the source volumes are thin-provisioned. This means for us to loose a lot of space for target volumes. The functionality is implemented...
about 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 4 Planned for future release

Multi Vendor Support for Snapshots in FCM/TSM

Snapshot-based DP for Applications (with a broad Application Support, including Replication Control to a secondary Storage, for virtual and native Servers, including Application driven Single File Restores and Catalog Support) is seen more and mor...
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

I would like VGS to be added to SPS

Goodday As part of our Oracle in a SAP environment landscape we do bi-weekly refreshes of PROD onto a QA system. We also get ad-hoc requests for other clones as well as clones for Projects that means we need to keep a snapshot around for 6-12 mont...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Multi Vendor Support for Snapshots in FCM/TSM

Snapshot-based DP for Applications (with a broad Application Support, including Replication Control to a secondary Storage, for virtual and native Servers, including Application driven Single File Restores and Catalog Support) is seen more and mor...
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 4 Planned for future release

FlashCopy Manager VMware In-Guest Support

VMWare In-Guest Support for FCM. Install, handle and use FCM in virtual machines which are attached to storage subsystems (SVC, ...) with full functionality as on physical machines.
almost 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration