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IBM DS8000

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Improve DS8000 Rest API capabilities

REST API the current trend for automation. It provides a flexible, scalable, and easy-to-use way to retrieve and automate tasks that can be accessed from any platform or programming language. Enhancing Rest API on DS8000 will enable end users to s...
5 months ago in IBM DS8000 2 Future consideration

DS8K Logical Configuration backup & restore functionality

Hello,I would like to ask to implement IBM as a vendor supported way to create backup about DS8K storage's logical configuration, with option to restore it.The configuration backup should be possible to be created from both DSCLI and DS8000 Storag...
about 3 years ago in IBM DS8000 0 Future consideration

Add more Debug Tools in DS8xxx to implement Data At Rest

When trying to implement Data At Rest encryption, we got several problems to establish communication with the key servers. On DS8xxx side (which is the client in the relation), messages for debugging are not really explicit. On Key Server side, no...
10 months ago in IBM DS8000 0 Future consideration

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

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

S3 Object Storages compatible with Transparent Cloud Tiering

We're implementing the Transparent Cloud Tiering for a Mainframe environment and customer would like to use other on-prem solutions of Object Storage, different of TS7700 or COS, to store data. Customer would like to use: - Hitachi HCP - DellEMC E...
over 1 year ago in IBM DS8000 0 Future consideration

DS8000 REST API New functions

Expand the DS8k REST API to include more functions that are provided today with DSCLI.
over 3 years ago in IBM DS8000 2 Future consideration

Provide Notification When PPRC link failure rate is high on all PPRC paths

We recently had a WAN issue where one of the circuits was experiencing very high packet loss for carrier A. Even though there was a second healthy circuit provided by carrier B, the failure rate was so high on carrier A's circuit that all PPRC pat...
over 1 year ago in IBM DS8000 0 Future consideration

Show zHyperlink performance details in DS8K GUI

Would be helpful in monitoring DS8K performance or in case of incident handling.
over 1 year ago in IBM DS8000 0 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