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CDM - request to not wait for the Flashcopy to complete copying before ending the job in the storage controller

- During restore the FC "volume snap" is currently mounted successfully via CDM- but no access is possible for an application e.g. VMware. - CDM waits for R/W operations until the complete FC is restored. Thus no immediate restore + use with CDM i...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

S3 Object Agent: Allow non ISPP application the use of "coldpool"

In the actual release of Spectrum Protect (8.1.12) the use of the "coldpool" in a Object Domain of Spectrum Protect is limited to the archive feature of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.External S3 clients are can only use a directory container pool as a...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Copy Data Manager Support for Oracle ACFS on AIX and Linux

Oracle's new filesystem implentation is called ACFS, taking over ASM. CDM supports virtual ACFS on Windows. Need to have support for physical filesystems on AIX and Linux supporting ACFS
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

Change the user running admin schedules

It would be good to have some system user running the admin schedules instead of the last user updating/creating the schedule. To avoid schedules failing due to admins getting removed from the environment.
almost 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Add support for SNI in TLS handshake when using TLS/SSL

When using SSL/TLS from clients, the handshake towards the server should include SNI in order to better support centralized certificate management when using e.g. SSL offloading hosts RFC 6066 specifies:It is RECOMMENDED that clients include an ex...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

access to the object is denied backup error does not fail a snapdiff backup.

Snapdiff backup shows completed successfully even when encountering ANS4007E access to the object is denied. This error should result if a backup failure. If access denied shows up at directory/volume level then no data may be backed up hence defe...
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Need support of Power 9 Compression HW chip on AIX Client for TSM Server and Client

Hellowe have implemented a new Backup LAN with CISCO ACI Network 40 GBit and made backup over this seperate lan to tsm serverWe need to do a compression on the TSM Client side because the TSM Servers has currently not the capabilities to store unc...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

TSM does not start Migrations properly

TSM-Server does not start any new Migrations if there is still 1 Migration running from the previous "reaching HiMig".Example1. HiMig reached = 8 migrations started for diskpool2. Migrations running an decreasing utilisation of pool3. LoMig reache...
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect Support for Azure Blob Immutable Storage

Cyber Resiliency of backup data using immutable storage needs to be possible using Azure Blob Immutable Storage, both in Spectrum Protect and Spectrum Protect Plus, as both products are capable of storing data in Azure Blob storage.ICOS immutable ...
over 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Operation Center Client Deployment Support for Ubuntu/Debian

Operation Center does not support Linux86 Ubuntu platform for client deployments.
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration