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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

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

SVCDTA volumes with same Preferred Node As source

We are creating snapshot on Flashsytem 7200 using a SVCDTA configuration;volumes are created automatically but not on the same preferred node as the source volume. According IBM to IBM best practices (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/flashcopy-co...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

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

VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) - SP for VE support

My customer has deployed a new vCenter on Amazon Web Services, using VMWare on Cloud (VMC) as hypervisor. They are already migrating onpremise production machines to this environment, but even following KB https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/10...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshots 4.1.6 support VMware 6.5

The customer HDI Seguros have IBM FlashSystem 7200 and IBM Spectrum control. They need create snapshots with an schedule with retentions. So, they need to use IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshots for this Use case. They Have VMware 6.5 and Oracle DB.
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

LVM mirror support within a single storage system, also without backup server.

We have a clustered pair of V7000 Gen3's which I would like to use with SPS for DB2 database snapshots. SPS does not currently support either hyperswap volumes, or LVM mirroring of two volumes on the same storage system (copies of which would resi...
about 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Hyperswap support for Spectrum Protect Snapshot

We have a clustered pair of V7000 Gen3's which I would like to use with SPS for DB2 database snapshots. SPS does not currently support either hyperswap volumes, or LVM mirroring of two volumes on the same storage system (copies of which would resi...
about 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration