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IBM Spectrum Control

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Capacity Pool Forecasting Report

Customer is looking for some kind of report which they can follow the pool capacity usage with a line of threshold and also a forecasting curve where they can see when the system will reach the full capacity based on predictions of previous usage.
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Include VOLSER information in Cognos Reporting for Spectrum Control

On version 5.3.x and previous versions of Spectrum Control, VOLSER data for DS8000 arrays was present in Cognos using the Storage Volume Name. In 5.4.x, the output of Storage Volume Name is different (using the CKD volume name); the VOLSER informa...
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Support for proxy for Spectrum Control

Support SC (Spectrum Control) work thru Proxy. Lot of times i
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Under review

AIX v7.3 support for IBM Spectrum Control Server

Add AIX v7.3 to the list of OSs supported by IBM Spectrum Control Server.
almost 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Is Spectrum Control available for a cluster installation

We need for Spectrum Control 5.4.6 cluster support for Windows 2019 for an cluster failover event. Currently we are using 2 SC Instances on Windows 2012 Its planned to do a server refresh and we want to know, if SC could be installed in a clustere...
about 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Automatically adjust agentless server names to match SVC host names

Automatically adjust agentless server names to match SVC host names.
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

certify with cisco NX-OS 8.4 (2a)

actually the nx-os Version of the cisco MDS 9700 8.4(2a) is not certify with spectrum control .. but this version is not the last .. and we need to have this version certify to able to have some support on it !
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Spectrum Control not capturing real time hardware failures from DS8800

we noticed our installed spectrum control isn't capturing real time failures from our enrolled IBM DS8k storage systems. cable and drive failures are not captured. kindly help optimize this so we can easily monitor our storages from the spectrum c...
about 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Values also in "extents" in Spectrum Control capacity reports

Actually, the capacity reports provided by Spectrum Control have values only expressed in GiB. Since they are normally also available in extents (for example in the DS8000) it would be useful to have them also with this unit of measurement, adding...
about 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Under review

User credentials(Username/password) visible in plain-text

As per Bank's IS policy/regulatory guidelines , sensitive information like username/password should to encrypted end to end. However in IBM products, SKLM(IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager) and IBM Spectrum Control., these sensitive info...
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Under review