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Enable AWS STS support

Currently generating a temporary token is associated to an object or file. In the case of many thousands of files we would prefer STS which would allow us to create temporary Sessions associated to a bucket that can be used to upload, via S3 many ...
about 17 hours ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Submitted

Alert notification from Storage Insight for RPO violation.

RPO violation notification can be very helpful to customer and MSP to do required action on time.
3 days ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Submitted

On premises S3 as a source for protection

Many customers are starting to ask for on premises S3 to be protected as part of their daily routine. Defender DP can currently protect S3 data based on AWS (
7 days ago in Storage Defender 0 Under review

Get SOBAR supported for Spectrum Archive Disaster Recovery

We use SOBAR to backup metadata of all data that is going to Storage Archive. This is the only way to be able to recover data that was migrated toStorage Archive and recover this data when a disaster happens. In our use case we have an active arch...
5 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 0 Submitted

IBM SP4C - Automatically recover Microsoft Teams Tabs on the restore process

Customer has requested the ability for IBM SP4C to automatically recover Microsoft Teams Tabs on the restore process. While the current restore functionality works, it does not automatically restores tabs to their previous state, requiring users t...
7 days ago in IBM Storage Protect for Cloud 1 Under review

Defender Sensor: Add OS support for AIX/Power platform

For the last couple of years and probably decades, we have told customers that their very business-critical applications should be running on Power/AIX platform. With our Defender strategy, we want to specifically tackle those business-critical ap...
3 days ago in Storage Defender 0 Submitted

Replicate backups to S3 object-lock repository (e.g IBM COS, IBM Ceph)

Many of our IBM clients have listened to our cyber resiliency messaging and looked to re-introduce a "3rd" copy of the data. In alignment with industry standardization for "321" backup methodology it is important to have an isolated and secure rep...
23 days ago in Storage Defender 2 Future consideration

a software reset of the library should not invalidate the status of the tapes in the IOstation

While after a powercycle of the library or opening the backdoor and removing and reinserting the IOstation, it is correct to rescan the IO station and consider all tapes to be imported, this should not be the case, when the library is instructed t...
9 days ago in IBM Diamondback Tape Library 1 Under review

SP4C - Backing up Google Meet recordings & logs

The customer is considering SP4C to manage backups of Google Meet recordings and logs as part of their information governance strategy. As Meet recordings are typically stored in the organizer's Google Drive, the customer intends to utilize SP4C a...
9 days ago in IBM Storage Protect for Cloud 0 Under review
208 VOTE

mmrestorefs into REST API.

The proper long term solution is to request a new feature to implement 'mmrestorefs' into REST API.
6 months ago in ESS 3 Future consideration