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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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IBM Storage Insights

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Export performance data to any support case

The Export Performance Data action in Storage Insights has 2 options for where the data goes. Upload to a support case Download to the local system If the user chooses Upload, Storage Insights restricts the upload specifically to a case for that s...
5 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Planned for future release

Search for the node serial number

When we see a CSP ticket with a link to storage insights, the link points to the machine park, not the specific device for which the ticket is open. There is no search option to check for the node serial number. The node serial number is listed in...
7 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 2 Planned for future release

Performance data exported from SI should be in customer timezone

Performance data exported from SI are always provided in CST timezone, not in customer timezone. this is a concert for the user
over 5 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 2 Planned for future release

SI Should Include FC Ports Current Speed as a Column

SI should include the Current Speed for FC Ports in the table. The table currently only lists the maximum possible speed of a port. The CurrentSpeed of the port is available from lsioport -metrics
over 2 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Planned for future release

Display more detailed information in the Storage Insights Ticket dashboard

SI is a great pan of glass to Monitor, Manage and track issue on storage environment.When using the Device Ticket Dashboard, user see only the ticket number ( RCMS, RETAIN , Salesforce) but detailed information are missing.
over 5 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Planned for future release

Ticket overview in Storage Insights

We would like to have the possibility to view all tickets, open ongoing tickets and closed aswell in the same window. As for now we have no overview to see all tickets but we have to manually open the "Tickets" tab under each system.
about 5 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Planned for future release

Storage Insights doesn't collect performance data often enough

Storage Insights can collect performance data no more frequently than every minute. Some storage devices, such as Spectrum Virtualize, collect data more frequently than that. Since some performance events take place on the scale of seconds, it is ...
about 5 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 3 Planned for future release

Storage Insights to display PPRCPATH Pairing Information from the DS8000

We already have Copy Data statistics that pull in a wide range of information with regard to copy pairs, etc. Would it be possible to include PPRC Paths and their pairings at the LCU level, just like we can retrieve from DSCLI and the GUI? This wo...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 1 Planned for future release

SI "Get support" doesn't display address of hardware requiring service

When opening a hardware ticket in SI, the address tied to the serial number is not displayed,
about 3 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 1 Planned for future release

SI Data Collector Status Provides Misleading Information

The SI Data Collector Configuration page provides various pieces of status information, including the number of candidates and monitored nodes. It also as a column that reads "unreachable." I opened a support case (TS007958840) to find out why the...
over 2 years ago in IBM Storage Insights 1 Planned for future release