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IBM DS8000

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Support of 3 active replication relationship in DS8000

To maintain 2 synchronous relationship on 4-copy at 2-site will require support of 3 active relationship to achieve a symmetric model to provide extra resilience in both cases of storage system failure and site failure.
3 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Submitted

Add ACME client for DS8K HMC and DS8K Storage Manager

Most if not all companies no longer allow Self-Signed Certs on their network. Most if not all organizations are requiring 90 day, 180 day or 365 Day certificate renewals. On the DS8K this is a cumbersome task .. especially for 90 day cert renewals...
21 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Needs more information

Enable DS8K range and TS7700 range to interface with Cyberark (password vault)

Currently we (Barclays) use Cyberark as a password repository. We store all our system userids (Admin/Customer) in cyberark and they are meant to be system managed i.e cyberark will change the passwords for those userids without manual interventio...
23 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

The DS8900 uses a 2048 bit RSA-encryption for the request and that doesn't suite our certification authority (3072 bit or better 4096 bit)

The DS8900 uses a 2048 bit RSA-encryption for the request and that doesn't suite our certification authority (3072 bit or better 4096 bit). Even with the 9.4 release it still seems to be a 2048 bit key and there is no possibility to change/adjust ...
24 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

Include Custom Roles in LDAP Export

Small ask on DS8 configuration. When setting up security on DS8s we create custom roles in addition to the administrator and monitor roles. When we export the LDAP Remote Authentication configuration to import into another DS8 the custom roles are...
27 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Future consideration

Possibility to choose which events are send to external sylsog server /CLI command enhancement

At the moment, we can send logs to an external server. It contains some information as listed in the manual - I would like to be able to select which events need to be sent ...
30 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

More granulary distribution and documentation of roles

We need a more detailled way to manage the rights and roles in our DS8k environment, as we have received the requirement from our Security department to monitor and restrict roles based on Users etc. Expected GUI enhancements and display of which ...
about 1 month ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

S3 target on DS8

Consolidation of infrastructure (storage) on to a single platform
about 2 months ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

Adding options to loading DSCLI(DS Command Line Interface)

Loading the DSCLI code from Windows/IBM i requires Java 8 or newer plus using the ftp protocol. When the company has removed the use of Oracle Java and replace with another version of Java for the company to use, Second, company has block the use ...
3 months ago in IBM DS8000 3 Future consideration

Fiserv is looking for MFA support with Microsoft Entra ID on IBM DS8900 storage arrays.

Fiserv is standardizing on Microsoft Entra ID for MFA and asking all of their storage vendors to certify Entra ID with their products.
3 months ago in IBM DS8000 0 Future consideration