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IBM TS7700

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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...
about 2 months ago in IBM TS7700 4 Functionality already exists

Add Optional Timeout Value for AoS Enablement

The TSSC home screen has a button that allows a user to Start or Stop AoS. This functionality could benefit from allowing an optional timeout value that would specify the maximum amount of time AoS can remain enabled. This is useful because allowi...
about 1 year ago in IBM TS7700 1 Functionality already exists

Disk Drives/Hardware Components - Allowing RCL to continue, rather than halt to perform repair (fail drive/replacement) before continuing.

This would benefit tremendously as a failure then requires coordination and scheduling to complete, which usually puts us outside our scheduled maintenance window with the potential of not getting another window at that time.
almost 2 years ago in IBM TS7700 2 Functionality already exists