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Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client)

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Need support of Power 8/9 Compression HW chip on AIX Client for TSM 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...
about 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 1 Not under consideration

TSM B/A Client "archive vm" equivalent of "backup vm"

In the current TSM b/a client for windows (with VMware tools), there is a "backup vm" command that will perform full image or file level backups for VM guests. There is no option to perform an archive (file level or image) We need the ability to a...
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 2 Not under consideration

tivsm-ba deb package fails to restart service on upgrade

When working on verifying the fix for APAR IT35298 on case TS004574980 we noticed that the deb packages for the client doesn't properly restart the dsmcad service on upgrades. We were told that this wouldn't be fixed, and that the issue should be ...
over 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 2 Future consideration

Our customer's shell script was failed by "GSKKM_ERR_VALIDATION_KEY_VALIDITY_PERIOD"

Our customer's shell script was failed by "GSKKM_ERR_VALIDATION_KEY_VALIDITY_PERIOD".We understand we can intentionally avoid this by recreating the certificate manually,but it will cause the operational load to occur.Our customer want us to make ...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 3 Functionality already exists

followsymbolic option for windows

There is no option to back up a content of a linked (or junction) directory on Windows.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 1 Not under consideration

dsmc should be able to backup all files when using mmbackup

TSM when used to backup Spectrum Scale file-systems with mmbackup is unable to backup files with certain characters in filenames (e.g. new line). Given files with new lines can be created using Spectrum Scale with CES from Windows and Mac clients,...
about 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 2 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect scheduler - better handling MISSED Event

We're struggling in meeting the SLA because of MISSED backup. After investigation most of the missed backup we have here is hourly backup schedules being missed because a FULL backup or INCR backup is running for that same client node. Would it be...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 2 Not under consideration

Configuration of the ISP client 8.1.9.0 in a clustered environment (AIX and Linux).

Configuration of the ISP client 8.1.9.0 in a clustered environment (AIX and Linux). As stated in TS003354444 it does not work though we follow the instructions in "https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGSG7_7.1.0/com.ibm.itsm.srv.doc/c_clu...
over 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 2 Planned for future release

Prevent Web B/A client file level restore port conflict with WAS ports

Customer identified during the Spectrum Protect web client implementation that its ports (9081) conflicts directly with WAS (Websphere Application Server) ports that's is being in use by their banking online production applications. Thus this beha...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 0 Not under consideration

Globally switch on /off client instrumentation trace in Server Node definition or Client Option Set

due to the fact of several security vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-8916) we need the ability to switch the new default value enableinstrumentation from on to off globally. This can ether be done with a client option in the client option set or throug a...
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Backup-Archive Client) 0 Not under consideration