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Sync Snapshot information marked for deletion or deleted from the SPS side with the FlashSystem

Currently, When we execute command "./fcmcli -f inquire_detail" the list of all the snapshots taken by the SPS is displayed. CASE 1 : In case of the parameter MAX_VERSIONS when the new snapshot is taken, automatically older snapshot version exceed...
4 days ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

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

SVCDTA DB2 cancel restore

When restore of DB2 is executed, there is no possibility to cancel restore and try with another one, until restore is completed in background.We use NOCOPY option for backup. FMM19183E IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot adapter for the SAN Volume Contr...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Multiple databases managed by a single instance

Known Issues and Limitations Specific to the IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for DB2 Component. If there are multiple databases managed by a single instance, only one of these databases can be protected by IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

OPCenter server can access the internet through a HTTP proxy

IBM Ticket : TS007157717 Hello, I would like to contact you beacause I am simply looking for an answer to a question.I'm looking to implement the auto-deploy feature for a client. The OPCenter server can access the internet through a network proxy...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Protect Snapshot PREREQ-checker silent install Mode

Besides descriping it in the mainpage the Spectrum Protect Snapshot Prereq-checker (8.1.9.0-TIV-PREREQ-AIX.bin for example) is not able to be installed in silent mode with an response file.So automated installation on systems is not possible.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Copy Data Management to support BtrFS for file system snaps

While on a SuSE OS LPAR the file system snapshot management is working for XFS, however the protection is not available for BtrFS (by default used for SuSE OS)
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Allow vendors to develop snapshot provider for *nix Spectrum Protect Snapshot

Allow PaaS providers to exploit Spectrum Protect Snapshot by providing a device adapter to interface SPS with with their platform's proprietary storage layer.
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration