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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM DS8000

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DS8K Safeguard Copy Integration with IBM Qradar

Customer keen in exploring ways of using DS8000 Safeguard copy to integrate with IBM Qradar, to enhance their Cyber and Data Resiliency. We've this new offerings in Flashsystem with Spectrum Virtualize product family, but no plan for DS8000.
almost 3 years ago in IBM DS8000 0 Delivered

Increase the maximum number of consistency groups

We need to support more than 32 consistency groups (idealy double). We have a customer that is using a DS8k in Open (non-Z environement) and this limitation have an impact to current installation but also to any feature DS8k installations . For ex...
9 months ago in IBM DS8000 1 Delivered

Automating the management of certificates on devices

The creation, renewal and deletion of server certificates on devices is a manual process that has to be done through the GUI. The management of this can be a lot when dealing with multiple machines and requires a reboot. In the future if, for comp...
about 1 year ago in IBM DS8000 1 Delivered

Erase on Scratch

We have been directed to implement the ERASE on Scratch (ALL) setting on our IBM Systems. Testing was done in our Development environment, but users notified us that the elapsed times of jobs that deleted large disk files were significantly longer...
about 5 years ago in IBM DS8000 9 Delivered

TLS Certificate import to Trustore for Call Home and RCL Download

Clients more often are using IPS (Intrusion Prevention System ) / Deep Packet Inspection on their proxy or firewalls and demand the possibility to import own RootCA and Intermediate CA as the firewalls injecting their own certificates which result...
11 months ago in IBM DS8000 3 Delivered

Volume unmapping with independency

This event occur on VMWARE environment and not on z/OS! On microcode Release 87.51.103.0 when a set of volumes has more than one host and an unmap process is done via GUI all volumes are unmapped as well for others different hosts. This process is...
about 5 years ago in IBM DS8000 1 Delivered

Update DS8000 Red Books to document encryption algorithm & mode

Update DS8000 Red Books to document encryption algorithm & mode e.g. AES-256-XTS
8 months ago in IBM DS8000 1 Delivered

Request to change the capacitor quality in the Storage Enclosure Midplane.

<Customer>Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. (Kampo) <Summary of the Request>Request to change the capacitor quality in the Storage Enclosure Midplane.
almost 6 years ago in IBM DS8000 0 Delivered

Fast Replication flashcopy target disk to be supported on a MGM environment

Environment:z/OS 2.3 z14SysplexDS8870 all dasd controllersGDPS MGM with hyperswapSite A -> <PPRC> -> Site B -> <GM> -> Site C
almost 5 years ago in IBM DS8000 1 Delivered

RACF/SDBM Support for LDAP on DS8000

Adding a native LDAP Client on DS8000 including support for RACF/SDBM. We want to use a IBM Directory Server for z/OS with SDBM backend. This is NOT supported even for CSM yet.Having more types for authentication policies to configure LDAP authent...
over 5 years ago in IBM DS8000 0 Delivered