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Storage Protect Family

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Stop automatically disassociation from SLA Policy

If for example one has DNS issue (it happens) and the SPP appliance fail to resolve, lets say a specific fileshare that is associated with a SLA.Then the SPP appliance desides that this fileshare is not longer there and removes it from the SLA..Th...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Is a defect

Support for restoring concurrent vg

There are some insignificant errors during OS restore with concurrent vg via NIM Resource Boot. “0516-1305 chvg: This command is not allowed while volume group sapbinvg is concurrent capable”“0516-1300 chpv: -h option is not allowed for hdisk3 bec...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Is a defect

Properly manage Archive Mode flag in TS1150/TS1155 tape drives

The IBM TS1150 and TS1155 Enterprise tape drives has a configuration setting called Archive Mode [1] which controls whether archive mode unthread (also called low tension refresh) should be performed on tape unload. In recent firmwares [2] the def...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Is a defect

Spectrum Protect Enhanced Schedule for Months with 5 Weekends

Need another option to schedule backup Jobs for months with 5 weekends in a month ,
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

SPP default policy creation after software upgrade

At initial install some SLA policies are created by default. I have no containers and Amazon EC2 instances to protect, so I don't need the default policies "Container" and "EC2" and have deleted both policies. But they are recreated after every sy...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Is a defect

Redesign DELETE FILESPACE for reduced log pinning and active log utilization

DELETE FILESPACE pins the DB2 active log st the start, and considers the entire deletion one transaction. This is not how ingested data is handled. Because of this disparity, it is possible to receive a large object, such as an NDMP backup, which ...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Is a defect

Support for TLS on SMTP servers (Office 365)

If a customer using office365, mails from SPP using office 365 can't be sent, because TLS SMTP is not supported.Support for TSL SMTP is needed.
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Is a defect

Spectrum Protect Client and Microsoft Onedrive backup failed.

IBM Case #TS001008967 The Spectrum Protect Client is crashing when it takes backup of files within the Microsoft's Onedrive synced folder. Example:06/08/2018 10:07:37 ANS9999E ..\..\common\winnt\ntrc.cpp(765): Received Win32 RC 362 (0x0000016a) fr...
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 1 Is a defect

Replication hung sessions are not getting cancelled on source and target TSM automatically after network disruptions

Replication sessions are getting hung due to network disruption and those sessions are not getting cancelled when the network issue is resolved. It took almost 4 hours for those sessions to get cancelled by TSM server which delayed DR replication ...
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Is a defect

Spectrum Protect Plus VADP proxy transport modes reset during code updates

During code updates, VADP proxy transport modes get reset to default - SAN, Hot-Add, NBDSSL and NBD
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Is a defect