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IBM TS7700

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Implementation of PMTHLVL default equal to the total of Feature Codes defined on the Cluster

PMTHLVL is set to a default of 10’000 once a TS7770 cluster is started for the first time, no matter if all other settings were cloned from another (replaced) cluster. It is required to have the default value PMTHLVL set to the total of activated ...
26 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

Implement alerting for PMT / CPYT

Values for PMT and/or CPYT must have the possibility to get alerted whenever a certain threshold is reached. Threshold can be Zero or - if possible - a fixed level in the SETTING or microcode. Alerting from the microcode allows faster reaction tha...
26 days ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

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...
24 days 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...
12 months ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release

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...
2 months ago in IBM TS7700 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
about 2 years ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release

TS7770 - Copy of TCT objects written by DS8910 on a TS7770 bucket to physical tape

BrB - Banco de Brasilia, is requesting our support to have objects stored on TS77700 through DS8910 TCT function been moved physical tape.
over 2 years ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release

REST API for TS7700

We would like to have an option to check the configuration of a TS7700 with an automated script. What pools, SMS constructs, how many volsers, etc. are configured.We have good experiences in REST API with DS8000 and would like to have a REST API i...
over 4 years ago in IBM TS7700 2 Planned for future release

TS7700 improve cloude connection on dedicated NIC

Currently to implement Cloud connection from FS7700 to any cloud provider the same NIC used for grid replication is used. To improve performances it is helpful to have a dedicated connectivity with additional NIC within VED
about 1 year ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release

Please upgrade the TS7700 rsyslog protocol to use TCP with TLS

The current TS7700 rsyslog communications protocol is TCP in the clear. By adding TLS encryption to TCP, the communications will be more secure.
12 months ago in IBM TS7700 0 Planned for future release