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IBM Spectrum Control

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Add Spectrum Scale with SSH key in Spectrum Control

Currently Spectrum Scale can be added only with password authorization. Requet is to implement SSH key authorization. Once user password is changed in Spectrum Scale , we lose collecting data until password is changed in Spectrum Control according...
almost 4 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Planned for future release

Support ISC running on VMware ESXi 7.0 VM

According to the support page, VMware ESX and ESXi 5.5.x, 6.0.x, 6.5.x, 6.7.x are supported but not ESXi 7.0. IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.x - Server Platformshttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-spectrum-control-54x-server-platforms#shyperv
over 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Planned for future release

Support for EMC ISLON

My customer uses Control to manager all devices and they adquire an EMC Islon that has all user files. They requested our support to homologate monitoring for this storage under Control
over 5 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Planned for future release

Ethernet Port Support

Need Ethernet support added to "Ports" so we get the same visibility as Fibre Channel Ports do. Hard to run IP Replication or ISCSI and have no visibility.P.S. I would of put a PMR # but your System is not set up to handle the "new" way of things....
almost 5 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 4 Planned for future release

SVC/Spectrum Control iSCSI monitoring

Client wishes to have the ability to monitor performance of their iSCSI connections on SVC using Spectrum Control as they do today on their FC connections. They feel that the underlying technology is there, but do not understand why they cannot ha...
almost 7 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 5 Planned for future release

Add support for Hitachi VSP G-Series

Add support for Hitachi VSP G-Series storage systems.
almost 6 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Planned for future release

Reintroduce Topology View

Reintroduce end-to-end topology view.
about 4 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Planned for future release

Refresh support for HPE 3PAR/StorServ

Update current support for HPE 3PAR (StorServ) to support devices with newer firmware/SMI-S agents
almost 6 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Planned for future release

Add maxdrain option to GM initial setup

Modify TPC-R GUI to set a desired GM drain time (maxdrain) value during initial session setup and allow for the value to be changed during Start H1-H2, you already allow the cginterval to be changed. Currently CSMCLI is the only way to change this...
over 9 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Planned for future release