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IBM TS7700

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TS7700 - Customer request 3rd or 4th level power redundancy within the frame - critical outage occurred because building power maintenance left the TS7700 running on one PDU and that one failed. Without addtional redundancy, the box came down.

Critical outage occurred. Building power maintenance being performed turning off one power leg leaving the TS7700 running on one PDU and that one failed. The box ultimately came down, having a 3rd of 4th PDU would've allowed this frame to stay pow...
3 days ago in IBM TS7700 0 Submitted

In local Encryption Context , Customer have no wy to check encryption status. This lead into long run discussion with no ending when need to supply encryption evidence to SecurityAudit Team"

When only have FC5272 using local encryption mgr, for data at rest . VTS admin people cannot supply trustable evidences to Security Team about the encryption status. We raise a case TS015965829 , we were explain, the the VTS MI data encryption tab...
10 days ago in IBM TS7700 4 Functionality already exists

Buffered log design Enhancement to take advantage of the 65 GB virtual volumes

The majority of TS7700 customers are using in the Data Class setting for Virtual Volume Sizes the default 3490 Counters Handling of “Surface EOT”.There are various reasons why a customer does not want to switch to “Wrap Supported” e.g., they back-...
16 days ago in IBM TS7700 2 Not under consideration

LWORM immutability

why is it useful? append is still a change, closer to an air gap solution who would benefit? Sheltered Harbor and applications seeking to create immutable copies on tape using LWORM how should it work? A global parm to allow or not allow a tape da...
about 1 month ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

Pre-migration Queue Threshold Alert

Description: This would be useful to quickly identify issues with the VTS that can happen should it stop offloading to physical tape for any reason. Currently there is no alert, and the first symptom of trouble will come from long running jobs tha...
10 months ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release

TSS - Enable DNS over TLS

To implement concepts like zero-trust it must be possible to define in the TSS management console the Name Server as a secured one using DNSSEC and either DNS over HTTPS (DoH) or DNS over TLS (DoT).
4 months ago in IBM TS7700 0 Future consideration

Enable TS7700 for Open Systems bei Adding the S3 Protocol

The TS700 has everything enterprise customers need. It has backend tape, it is a grid, it has all replication capabilities and so on. It could be the perfect system for multipetabyte data from open systems, e.g. tiering from data to tape out of co...
12 months ago in IBM TS7700 1 Future consideration

Support larger tape ranges in the Selective Device Access Control tape range table

The SDAC tape range table supports 50 entries total. A range of A00000-A99999 covers 100K tape volumes. My client uses letters in the second position of the tape volser (A-Z). I have to enter a range such as AA0000-AA9999 (covers 10K tape volumes)...
6 months ago in IBM TS7700 0 Future consideration

TS77 should write SMF as DS8* systems do

Hi, as everybody else who uses TS7700, we also use BVIR (available within Tape Tools). BVIR makes it possible to get the reports about TS7700 performance, usage, virtual volumes, physical volumes, etc.. Unfortunately, right now we don’t really ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release

Add duplicate volser tolerance to copy export merge and cluster/grid merge process

I attached a präsentation about this requirement
over 1 year ago in IBM TS7700 1 Not under consideration