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Storage Protect Family

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Native tape control - Offlload to Tape without Spectrum Protect

Our internal teams and Business Partners have been working to position Spectrum Protect Plus (SPP) to either existent and new clients but there is a commom claim that for new clients, it is absolutely important to have SPP performing the Offload t...
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

Update Cloudstoragepool to make it immutable.

Hello Currently S3 immutable and immutable COS is supported but its only with define stgpool but its not supported do update current stgpool to make it immutable. Since S3 allow changes now, can we please have an update stgpool with enabledatalock?
23 days ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Multi session restore from container pool should result in load balanced sessions

Technote http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993961 documents how to tweak the SDNQRSESSSIZE parameter for multi session restores, however the sessions created are not load balanced. This can result in the restore sessions not being...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

TSM client & server support for CENTOS

Please support CENTOS as a platform for TSM server and client. All other major backup tools support CENTOS as a backup client or server architecture. You cannot stay behind. No support means for us undoubtedly abandoning the TSM (SP) platform.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Proxy Support for Spectrum Protect Operation Center

Possiblilty to configure Spectrum Protect Operation Center (hub instance) to use a http/https proxy server for downloading client packages used for the client autodeployment feature.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Operations Center) 5 Not under consideration

Show various command line options and/or help options for dsmserv using -h or --help flag

The proposal is provide -h or --help option for storage protect server command line. Storage Protect Server can be started with various options. Currently the user has to go through SP documentation to know these options, as the command line does ...
4 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Need web client support in IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.2 or later server.

Web client is extensively used in our environment ( TSM 8.1.1). To fix bugs that are impacting user jobs, TSM will be upgraded to V8.1.3 in the near future.
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 9 Not under consideration

IBM Spectrum IBM Spectrum Protect Replication to 3rd SP Server and/or Public Cloud Storage

We can currently only replicate a node's data to only 1 IBM Spectrum Protect server. Various customers now have a requirement to replicate to a 3rd site or to the cloud.
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 6 Not under consideration

IBM Redbooks for IBM Spectrum Protect / IBM SpectrumProtect Plus

There are no longer IBM Redbooks for this product available. The education budget was shrinked and the Admin Guide was removed. Where should customers get information how to work with this product
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Optimize migration algorythm of seq. storagepool to collocated storagepool

Short:When migrating data from a file pool to a collocated tape pool a large number of mounts occur in the tape pool causing throughput to go down and maintenance can not complete in time. Setup:Data flowClient > (backup) > file pool > (m...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration