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IBM TS7700

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TS7700 - Aligned cryptographic support for TLS

Regardless of the interface I'm using on TS7700 or TSSC, the TLS support must be the same on all interfaces like HTTPS and RYSLOG. All of them must be kept in synch and up to date (which is nowadays TLS1.3). Currently there is a mixture of possibl...
2 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

TS7700 - Setup of the timezone (to send RSyslog records with the same time as the receiving system)

TS7700 and TSSC do support the setup of an RSyslog Client and externalize the log collection. However, it is not possible to define a local timezone on either TS7700 or TSSC. This results in a mixture of log entries in the receiving Syslog Server ...
2 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Under review

Add the ability to use RSA for MFA on TS7700s / TSSC

Add the ability to use RSA for MFA on TS7700s / TSSC On the DS8K line we can use RSA for MFA we'd just like to have this ability for IBM tape so we can use the same method for both IBM storage solutions. As of now I believe the only way for MFA on...
13 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

Implement the possibility to balance host I/O throttling on cache partition level

When TS7700 runs into host I/O throttling, this throttling is equal across all CPx partitions today. Since work load on different CPx may have higher or lower priority in the business/application context, it is required to have the possibility to ...
20 days ago in IBM TS7700 0 Submitted

Management Class in Library Request Command LVOL

There is no way to see the management class for a specific volume with the Library Request Command LVOL. You will get a lot of information, but there are no SMS constructs in the output. In the MI you will find it via Volume Details, but there is ...
22 days ago in IBM TS7700 2 Planned for future release

insert more than two media categories/types for logical volumes

Today there are only two media categories available for defining logical volumes in an IBM VTS - Media Type Cartidge System Tape and Enhanced Cartridge. But you can define the volumes as 400MB, 800MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 25GB in the library. Since w...
22 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Needs more information

Please add ACME Client for TSSC

Most if not all companies no longer allow Self-Signed Certs on their network. Most if not all organizations are requiring 90 day, 180 day or 365 Day certificate renewals. On TSSC this is a cumbersome task .. especially for 90 day cert renewals. A ...
26 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Not under consideration

VTS - Simplify RSYSLOG and TLS configuration

Currently to enable RSYSLOG with TLS is cumbersome and not the same as on other interfaces like TSSC. As documented RSyslog - IBM Documentation one has to add specific certificates with an alias to enable or disable TLS for the RSYSLOG connections...
27 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

Enable DS8K range and TS7700 range to interface with Cyberark (password vault)

Currently we (Barclays) use Cyberark as a password repository. We store all our system userids (Admin/Customer) in cyberark and they are meant to be system managed i.e cyberark will change the passwords for those userids without manual interventio...
29 days ago in IBM TS7700 0 Submitted

Prevent from PMT / CPYT Throttling when PMTHLVL is exceeded but TS7700 is not at 100% Disk usage

Measures must be taken to avoid host I/O throttling kicking in solely based on the PMTHLVL. It is understandable that TS7700 prioritized work load to free up cache in order to receive new data from host. But when there is no need for Pre-Migration...
30 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Not under consideration