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Cloud Object Storage System

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Provide support for Performance Graphs in the Manager for containers (buckets), as currently exists for vaults.

In COS vault mode we utilize the performance graphs within the Manager Vault page. RBC runs both Vault and Container (no mixed mode) clusters. Having the ability to view the same Performance Graphs at either at the Storage Account or preferably th...
26 days ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Network option for Ceph Ready Nodes

Our customers have asked us to upgrade their network performance and availability for Ceph Ready Nodes. Therefore, we would like you to add networking options as well as disk drives. - Number of NIC ports. Currently, with only two ports(10GbE), cu...
9 months ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

S3 to Tape

Provide a mechanism to flush out/tier older objects at bucket level from COS to tape ideally while preserving some kind of object level reference in the source bucket not having to rely on data movement at the application layer or leverage the COS...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Swagger support for REST APIs

Add support for Swagger so that COS devices and config can be integrated with Swagger.
11 months ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Container Mode support for embedded accessers

with the new AWS S3 Object Lock functionality we're opening tons of new use-cases to COS. this is great! unfortunately S3 Object Lock is only supported on container modes, not vault modes. smaller COS systems with embedded accesser configs are lim...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Manager database backup to a Cloud bucket - adding custom CAs

The COS Manager database backup to a Cloud bucket feature needs some enhancements. Today you can configure the Manager database backup to an S3 bucket using either the Manager UI or the REST API with any HTTPS endpoint using a certificate issued b...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Source of the 500 errors should be shown in the alerts we get in the Manager

The source of the 500 errors should be shown in the alerts we get. The current message “Device is reporting that HTTP requests are returning status code 500 due to an internal issue” is vague and not helpful at all in identifying the offending vau...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Certificate key authentication supported for SFTP log transfers

Customer would like to use an SSL Public Key option for the configured SFTP connection in the 'Settings--Support--Logs--Log Collection--Log Collection Configuration--Log Destination' Log Collection Configuration page. There is an SSL/TLS certifica...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Test function for callhome setting

We have callhome function, but there is no test button that customer can test communication between their system and callhome server.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted

Bring more parity from Manager to Storage Account Admin portal for managing Container Vault

The request is to enhance the Storage Account Administration Portal to bring it more in line and parity with feature/functionality offered for Standard Vaults. Things like being able to track throughput with a chart (like aggreate Accesser through...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Object Storage System 0 Submitted