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Flashcopy Manager

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Storage Protect Snapshot sould support IBM FlashSystem MuliSite Hyperswap (MSHA / PBHA)

In Sep 2023 with Storage Virtualize Version 8.6.1 new functions was release for FlashSystem/SVC called MuliSite Hyperswap, also named as Policy-based High Availability. We need SPS to support this.
10 months ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Automatic archive log inactivation by Spectrum Protect Snapshot for SQL

Full backups made by Spectrum Protect Snapshot (FCM) for SQL, through VSS, do not inactivate the previous archived logs, causing them to accumulate on the Spectrum Protect Server. The inactivation process is done manually through the command line,...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

FlashCopy Manager - enable higher values for SVC_COPY_RATE

Please increase possible values for parameter SVC_COPY_RATE to numbers higher than 100.
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Flashcopy Manager Snapshot Support for Spectrum Virtualize in a Hyperswap Relationship

Currently FCM snapshot support is only established for Spectrum Virtualize within SVC in a stretched cluster setup. We need support for snapshots for the whole Flashsystem/SVC family within a Hyperswap relation, adressing IBM AIX, VMware, Linux an...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Additional memory settings for cloning target

In many cases the target of a DB Cloning operation has less system resources than the cloning source. For those cases there is already the possibility to limit the database memory of the target in the FlashCopy Manager profile.But in some cases, t...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Improve Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Unix to leverage Oracle BCT for offloaded tape backups

Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Oracle supports mounting a FlashCopy target set to a backup server (auxiliary server) and to perform rman incremental level 1 offloads to a Spectrum Protect server from there. In order to identify the changed blocks i...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Oracle on AIX support for Oracle 19c multi-tenant databases

The request is for Spectrum Protect Snapshot support for Oracle 19c multitenant (pluggable) databases.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Copy Data Management Support for IRIS 2020

Dear IBMer/Catalogic, I hope everything is well. Urgent request. US Hospital requesting IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management to support EPIC IRIS 2020 on AIX asap. WSC has EPIC IRIS 2020 up and running ready for testing. Requesting Catalogic developm...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Protect Snapshot support for VMAX

Spectrum Protect Snapshot supports VMAX with Dell EMC Solution Enabler 8.1. Current version is 9.2. Could you update the Rocket Device Adapter Packs in order to support the new versions of Solution Enabler ? Thanks.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration