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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

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IBM DS8000

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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 ...
25 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...
15 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Submitted

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...
21 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Submitted

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 ...
23 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Submitted