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IBM Exchange Mailbox recovery tool takes a long time open a small mailbox

In our SPP training lab we have 5 DAG's separated on 10 Servers. The DAG consists of 2 dedicated Exchange Servers Each.When trying to open a Mail Box using the tool after the SPP granular recovery completes. It can take between 15 to 20 minutes to...
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Searching Indexing File Search Results Would Show Ownership and Permissions

Customer has a desire to view the file ownership and permission on each file once a search is done on the global index
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Business unit field per VM

For reporting purpose it would be useful to have an option to add information per VM.
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

CDM support for VVols

Customer is looking for CDM to support full VVols functionality. VVols is running in production in this customer site.
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

SCDM should allow for customization of permissions it sets on Oracle directories, or just leave the permissions alone.

SCDM changes the existing permissions on the /apps/oracle/admin directory and other files when an instant oracle database restore is performed. SCDM should either put them back exactly the way were before the restore job started, or allow for cust...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Database Report

the SPP does not have a specific report for databases with the total consumed separately from the VMs
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Data Copy Management should be able to skip client cleanup

It should be possible to cancel an active restore to a target without CDM cleaning up the target system. This could be a check box to indicate that the admin is responsible for manual cleanup before initiating the cancel.
almost 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

New OS & Oracle version support for SPP

VODAFONE TELCO need an Backup SW for those versions:It could be possible to support (three different options needed): 1) RedHat 6.42) RedHat 5.9 (if possible with Python 2.4)3) Oracle 10g They like SPP as Backup SW, but they NEED to support those ...
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

SPP 10.1.1 removed ability for user to change their own password?

In SPP 10.1.1, it appears a natively defined user is not able to change their own password which is a change from previous version of 10.1.0.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 1 Not under consideration

SPP - Interactive Donut

SPP - Interactive Donut - drill down from the Manage Protection > Protection by Policy.
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 2 Future consideration