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IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

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vSnap recovery from ISP offload

vSnaps of spectrum protect plus are at the moment secured by replicating the data to another vSnap. Currently only the backup data are offloaded through S3, but not the metadata vSnap needed to recover itself in case of crash or cyber attack.We ne...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Customization of LDAP authentication in Spectrum Protect software

When using Spectrum Protect Plus with LDAP authentication, the group parameter that is queried is hard coded (objectClass=group).This objectClass "group" is not present on all LDAP servers.Please allow customization of group attribute (like object...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 2 Future consideration

SPP: Progress bar for Replication & Archive

Currently ISPP only shows a working progress bar for Backups. For Jobs like Replication and Cloud Offload the bar stays at 0% until the end and then jumps to 100%.This is a problem when monitoring tasks and trying to get a rough estimate how long ...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Be able to set default throttle or multiple throttle schedules (business hours or weekends, for example)

This request is to have the ability of creating different throttle schedules, or setting a default throttle.
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

AWS EC2 Snapshot replication and copy

Allow an AWS EC2 snapshot to be ingested by SPP's repository and the ability of creating other copies, using replication and copy/offload features.
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

VADP Proxy selection should be more intelligent

During VMware backup VADP Proxies are selected by site and load, or you can assign a specific proxy (by name or site) to a VM that it should use for backup in the VM options.In larger environments we have defined multiple vcenters to a single gui,...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Update vSnaps over SPP GUI / Dashboard

We would like to be able to update one or more vSnaps through the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus GUI / Dashboard.Currently we have to update the vSnaps manually via the cli on the vSnap server itself.
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Protect Plus supporting SAP HANA

Spectrum Protect Plus supporting backup and recovery of SAP HANA.
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Planned for future release

ISPP support multiple networks for VSNAP and ESXi hosts

We have a admin LAN and a Backup Lan, it is currently not possible however to control which Network is used for the different dataflows.1) ESXi servers can have multiple interfaces however ISPP always uses the ESX management lan for restore/nfs mo...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 2 Future consideration

Support nested groups from Active Directory

Currently SPP does not supported nested Active Directory groups.Only direct group members are able to login. With a "nested" group member - so a member of a group under the added group doesn't work.Here's what I mean: Group 1 (added to SPP) <- ...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration