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Spectrum Protect Snapshot

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Allow longer volume names - use shorter mapping names - in storage protect snapshot

Currently the following limitation for source volume length is in effect: For IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot to work in combination with dynamic target allocation (SVCDTA) device classes, the name of the SAN Volume Controller production source vol...
6 months ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Under review

Support for Domino Protect for Mail (TDP) for Ubuntu

Domino is supported on a range of Linux operating-systems. But this requires also backup solutions to be available for those Linux platforms. Domino on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is getting more and more attraction and should be supported b TDP.
4 months ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Under review