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IBM DS8000

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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...
17 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 ...
18 days ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

Once a code upgrade begins, we should block Customers DS GUI logins with a "banner" stating code upgrade is in "progress".

Clients, especially new ones who are not familiar with DS8000 tend to get upset when they are attempting to access the DS GUI during a microcode upgrade and find that they cannot. This will alleviate a great deal of frustration and uncertainly for...
6 months 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

Process monitoring of the ESSNI communication layer

The ESSNI communication layer connecting the Management Console with the Clusters/LPARs internal and the Client Interfaces (CLI , GUI , CSM) external is a very complex communication environment. According to the current design there is no extern...
9 months ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review

Add 'setcontactinfo' to DSCLI on DS8900 series

Implement a command to set and update call home contact information on DS8900 series DSCLI. Update Name, Email, Phone, Address, etc. Similar to chsacfg command on HMCs
9 months ago in IBM DS8000 0 Under review