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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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Add option to restrict email alerts to specific sessions

Please make it so that when configuring "Session State Change" alerts one can select specific sessions. In our shared environment, customers(or teams or applications) have emails configured to receive "Session state change". Currently though, all ...
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

SV PBR support for CSM

To push or force customers to move from Standard GM o GMCV to the new PBR where the CSM is exstesively implemented, it is mandatory that CSM will support the PBR as weel soon.
12 months ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

Utilise RACF PassTickets for Host Connections from CSM on DS8K HMC to z/OS system.

Current and only available method for Host connection from the CSM residing on the DS8K HMC to the z/OS system requires authentication via a normal RACF defined userid and password on z/OS. However, customer password expiration policies dictate a ...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

CSM does not show single failed PPRC path in overview console

CSM console is the main Monitoring tool for all z/OS storage related issues. Recently, we lost one of the PPRC paths but this error was not visible in the overview console. The seesion overview console showed everything as normal (no warning and n...
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 6 Delivered

CSM - Change dual access control options

We would like to have the option to enable dual access control for different operations and different user groups.
over 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 4 Delivered

CSM - Email alerts for dual access control

We would like to have the option to enable email alerts for certain dual access control groups.
over 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

Handle removals of GM Master LSS on hardware

When Copy Set are removed from Sessions with DS8000 GM role pairs, the GM Master may continue to form CGs and therefore is not stopped/restarted even in case a GM Master reconfiguration might make sense. For example, if all Volumes from a Master L...
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

Ability to supress IWNR4005I messages in CSM console.

In CSM 6.3.4 message IWNR4005I is logged to the console for every logon to the CSM webui. Please consider allowing the suppression of the message for particluar users or entirely.
almost 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

CSM to Include Active/Normal PPRC Path Count for LSS's Under Topology Details View

It would be very helpful if the Topology Details table could list out the total PPRC path counts for each session/LSS. This can be useful in making sure that eg the CSV setup is as expected, that there aren't any failed paths affecting a particula...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 3 Delivered

CSM Improve DS8000 Paths Interface

I would like to propose several enhancements to how the CSM DS8000 Paths screen is displayed and managed. 1) The DS8000 Paths screen has a lot of unused space when drilled down into a storage device list of paths, on my monitors at least half of t...
over 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered