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Extend Lock Node Capability (Lock Backup/Archive and Lock Restore/Retrieve)

Currently, Lock Node command in TSM Server can prevent a node from accesssing the server (cannot backup / archive and restore / retrieve). We want to be able to lock a node from restore/retrieve only, to prevent accidental deletion of important fi...
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

When schedule is missed the database still shuts down

Just to clarify: the issue occurs when the window is missed because the client cannot communicate with the STORServer server (network issue, or STORServer server is down etc.) We consider this to be a flaw because (as you can see in the attached l...
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 4 Planned for future release

Tape end of life managed by TSM

We need to know the end of life for each tape managed by tsm in order to be able to replace a tape before coming unusable.
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

TDPsql SQL Server Backup Verification Functionality

The ability to run a verification of the backup image. This ability is available using standard (transact) sql command line: Verifies the backup but does not restore it, and checks to see that the backup set is complete and the entire backup is re...
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Win TSM Client Edit Preferences automatically restarts "TSM Scheduler"

If Edit Preferences make changes to the options file, the “TSM Scheduler” service should be automatically restarted.
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 4 Not under consideration

'dsmj.log'

customer wants to have a option to have the possibility to enter the path where the 'dsmj.log' will be created
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Support of a similar product as TSM for VE, for AIX environment

Support of a similar product as TSM for VE, for AIx environment.My client has ZoS TSM environment and AIX environment. We showed the TSM for VE for Windows. He likes the functionnality. He wants to know if there will be a support for centralize an...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Change node deduplication to none with in a diskpool

Instead of having to assign a client to a separate pool that does not have deduplication enabled, an option should be available to set a node's deduplication field to none example: Update node <nodename> deduplication=none
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

TSM Traceability (SYS4340)

End to end transaction auditability / traceability between SBCE+ BSS and OSS components. This involves ensuring that all BSS/OSS components support embedding a UUID for each transaction which can be used to traceback the full lifecycle of any requ...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Change to TSM Client Code Deployment

Currently the TSM Client Deployment package is coded to check for 2GB of free space on the c:\ drive of a Windows client node. If it is not available the TSM client code will fail to install. The current auto-deployment package for 64bit Windows i...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration