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This applies to Spectrum CDM: Backup on AIX nodes managed by PowerHA

The High Availability configuration of Power AIX systems is made up of two or more real nodes to which volumes and IP addresses are associated and then managed by PowerHA. In this configuration there are therefore at least three types of volumes:...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Full Copy

By default backup jobs create the first copy as a full copy on thin volumes. Being a full copy, the 80% threshold set as a warning value is always exceeded, generating emails and alarm events. Is it possible to set by default the value to 0 (disab...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Massive initial load

During the system configuration phase, it would be useful to be able to do the massive import of providers and identities (whether they are passwords or keyfiles). This would drastically reduce time spent to setup the environment.
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Actions on multiple selected object

If we have to hold/release several jobs we have to do it on each single job. Selecting all the jobs the only available action is "Delete", which is the most dangerous option. I think it can be very helpful for the day by day activity to enable al...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Restore more than 1 VM at the time with the tdpve web gui

Restore Multiple VMS at ones from the web Gui from the same job ibm spectrum protect virtual environments
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Add TDP for Oracle to Retention Sets type of data that can be included

Currently, retention sets allow TDP for SQL, B/A Client, TDP for Mail, DP for VE (both VMware and Hyper-V) but only TDP for DB - Oracle is NOT supported and this is reallly needed for long term retention - there's a class of backups that is comple...
6 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Node replication based on managementclass or storagepool

Currently node replication can only be issued on a node/filespace basis and backup/archive data. A big global bank has the requirement to replicate all data cross country which are older than 5 years. The data can't be distinguished by filespace o...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Future consideration

TSM Audit library should not require setting the library "offline"

TSM Library Manager often loses information about the location of a cartridge in the library.Most of all cases happen after a Drive-, or Robot-mechanics failure.TSM Librarymanager then demands an "Audit Library".To do that "audit", we need to stop...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 5 Future consideration

Customize At Risk intervals to reflect real environment

In order to have the Operations Center reflect correctly the risk status of Spectrum Protect nodes we should be able to inform accuratedly when the backups really run. Some clients, for instance, have nodes that run backups only on weekdays, so th...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Future consideration

Copy Data Managment - support for Oracle ASM cluster

Informations from customer about infrastructure and use case. "Oracle ASM HA, Grid Infrastructure ver. 19.7, BS database - cluster - 2 servers, Oracle Linux 7.9, kernel 4.14.35-2047.502.4.el7uek.x86_64, - ASM disk group, 21 volumes of 2 TiB, total...
about 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration