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IBM TS4500 Tape Library

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Unify the naming of settings for LDAP configuration

Different IBM Storage product (TS7700/TS4500/TSSC/…) are using LDAP but they are naming the different settings within the configuration different. My suggestion is to have this standardize across the various products.
20 days ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

We would like to have a way to export/import LDAP settings cross different IBM Storage systms.

Customer approached me asking why TS4500/TSSC/TS7700/DS8000 all are using separate ways to configure LDAP. They are requesting a way to configure one system and then copy these settings to the others. IBM in Tucson develop all, so this should be p...
20 days ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

Add a dedicated time frame for media verification function

We would like to define a dedicated time frame in the media verification function so that this verification function is not active during daily backups. This will allow you to unassign the tape drives to this verification function and assign them ...
about 1 month ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 2 Future consideration

Allow Lun masking for the control path

With the TS4500 and other tape libraries, the Library Control path (SMC Device) is presented via Lun 1 over one or more drives, while access to the drive (RMT Device) itself is provided using Lun 0. In a larger tape environment, there is usually a...
6 months ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Two-person Integrity for Safeguarded Tape in the RestAPI

Because of our Safeguarded Tape implementation we see many gaps in the security of the current ts4500-java-cli.  As stated with dev the goal is to implement all the security requirements on Rest API.  These changes include addi...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 2 Future consideration

Shortening Log Collection time and reduce Log size to speed up service and support for more efficiency

TS4500 Log Collection is running more then 40 minutes and the Log size is greater than 750 MB. To speed up service and support time, we have to reduca tho log colletion duration and also the size of the log files. The idea ist to speed up and shor...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

report the Volser number in rsyslog, SNMP, etc. when eject a cartridge from TS3500/TS4500 via GUI

For Data and Cyber Security and Data availability reasons it is a needed requirement in our company to monitor and protocol each VTS physical stacked which physically leaves the Tape Library. A physical tape eject via the TS7700 MI triggers a host...
about 2 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Planned for future release

Add media verification result to dataCartridges RestAPI endpoint

All clients using media verification would benefit from the result being provided in the RestAPI output. Today the result can only be displayed on a per cartridge basis in the GUI. This is not a practible audit trail.
3 months ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Functionality already exists

Improve CLI security

Today (TS4500 release 1.8.x.x), role permissions modified with the CLI are only honored by Web UI users. CLI users do not honor the modified permissions, only the standard permissions inherited by the original role are applied.
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Syslog Server Security Enhancement

TS4500 currently support for syslog communication port 514, but port 6514 is required for TLS syslog communication.
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Planned for future release