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IBM TS4300 Tape Library

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Improved TS4300 Library Security with MFA Support

For security reasons, it would be interesting if access to the TS4300 web management interface was controlled by MFA support (Multi Factor Authentication).
4 days ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Planned for future release

Support for Ubuntu 22.04

We have a customer who wishes to use Ubuntu Server version 22.04 with Storage Protect and FC attached TS4300 with LTO9 drives. Whilst the interop for SP suggests that this code level is supported, the SSIC for the TS4300 shows the latest support w...
4 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Not under consideration

Defining a logical library with only cartridge slots but without tape drives

The evolution request on the IBM TS4300 tape library is to have the possibility of defining a logical library with only cartridge slots but without tape drives. This improvement would allow to have an active logical partition which enables cartrid...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Planned for future release

Ubuntu 22.04 lin_tape support

More and more applications are running on Ubuntu and we see a larger increase of request to add tape support for multiple applications such IBM Storage Protect, Storage Scale and other running on Ubuntu. But to combine does applications with a tap...
2 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

From RESTAPI be able to query setting on tape library

As a validation check we audit our estate daily looking for changes in configuration not following an agreed pattern. Can we please have a method via RESTAPI to query all the setting that can be set via the GUI Ideally I would like to get these fi...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Future consideration

Faster fiber channel interfaces for LTO drives

Recent generations of proprietary IBM tape formats (TS1160 and TS1170) support 16 Gbps, we would like to see LTO drives support this as well. 16 Gbps (or faster) Fiber Channel interfaces are necessary to get full performance from modern LTO drives...
5 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Planned for future release

Enable changing local account passwords via RESTAPI

We have a security standard that requires passwords to be rotated every X days or after use use. CyberArk manages the passwords for us. In order for CyberArk to be able to manage a password we need a CLI or RESTAPI that can be called to invoke a p...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Future consideration

Development team need to test the higher HBA drivers and Firmware levels to support TS4300 Tape library

Problem Statement: TS4300 Tape Library not detected from Windows 2019 OS end. Components Involved: Emulex LPe31000 HBA card and TS4300 Tape Library. Installed HBA card drivers version is : 14.0.376.10 Firmware : 12.8.351.7-11. As per the IBM Syste...
about 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Support for SNMPv3 on the TS4300.

While SNMPv3 was supported on the older TS3100, it's not supported on the new generation TS4300 for more secure communication and the customer would like that feature to be added to the TS4300.
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

KMPI v2 protocoll support for TS4300

Our TS4300 Tape Library for LTO supports 2 ext. key managers for tape encryption: the IBM GKLM (before SKLM) and 3rd party key managers with KMIP communication. The supported KMIP protocoll version is v1.2. Unfortunately this protocoll version is ...
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 0 Future consideration