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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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IBM Diamondback Tape Library

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a software reset of the library should not invalidate the status of the tapes in the IOstation

While after a powercycle of the library or opening the backdoor and removing and reinserting the IOstation, it is correct to rescan the IO station and consider all tapes to be imported, this should not be the case, when the library is instructed t...
9 days ago in IBM Diamondback Tape Library 1 Under review

Missing informational event for rear door open status

While rear door open, inventory option for service magazine scan is not available. From customer point library functionality is limited, an informational event will help and provide correct hint. Within REST Get frame, we cover rear door status. A...
3 months ago in IBM Diamondback Tape Library 1 Future consideration

Add support for Enterprise Tape

For users who are looking into upgrading their older tape libraries but want to keep their existing drives and/or media.
15 days ago in IBM Diamondback Tape Library 0 Under review

Allowing for hybrid connections in the same Diamondback (SAS/FC)

Allow for customer to order a Diamondback with a hybrid of SAS and fiber channel drives. Allowing a single Diamondback to support different type of workloads/connections vs requiring two Diamondbacks to achieve this.
4 months ago in IBM Diamondback Tape Library 0 Planned for future release