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Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring)

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Operation Center not show pre and post schedule failed

When preschedule or postschedule fail, Schedules appear as succesfull in Operation Center. To find wich pre or postschedules that failed, we have to use the comand line to query event and find which one are in Error Status 8.
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 1 Not under consideration

Monitoring agent doesn't have cluster configuration support.

Usually, TSM is installed into cluster configuration. But monitoring agent doesn't support it. All of standart Tivoli Monitoring agents have this opportunity, but not SK agent.
over 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration

TSM OC reports same node multiple times

OC reports the same node multiple time making administrators job not very easy.
almost 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration

ITM TSM agent application support on zlinux ITM TEMS, TEPS servers

Previous enhancement request 27428 was closed with status of delivered and statement."This capability has been delivered with TSM 6.4 (TSM server 6.3.3). We have a small agent install in TSM 6.4 that will meet this requirement"This enhancement req...
about 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 3 Not under consideration

Provide ability to change email subjects dynamically on TSM reports using TCR

We have transitioned from using scripts to generate email reports for successful/failed backups on a daily basis to use TSM Reporting using TCR/ITM. While our current scripts are easily able to generate dynamic email subjects to mention that yeste...
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration

Replace DEFAULT with actual management class name in reporting.

The default management class is always shown as DEFAULT in SELECT * from BACKUPS reports rather than the actual class name which would be more useful in determining what the retention periods are for a given set of backup files, whereas with defau...
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Not under consideration

TSM 6.3 Reporting Email reports function doesnt work in secure Mailing environment

Using TSM 6.3 Reporting we have a feature of sending TCR Cognos reports over Email.For this we have to configure email settings using IBM Cognos Configuration --> Notifications.One of the settings is "Default Sender".Specifying Default sender e...
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Is a defect

I would like to know if there is a simple TSM reporting tool that could email me a summary of the nightly backups.

I would like a simple reporting tool that would email me a daily report of backup schedules, which were successful and which were not, number of scratch tapes available and what items failed to backup.
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Planned for future release

Document, support procedure to import TSM 6.3 Cognos reports in TCR server

ITM V6 customers already have ITM TEMS, TEPS and Tivoli Data Warehouse (TDW) servers for monitoring. TCR 2.1.1 can be downloaded and installed from ITM 6.2.3....We need to know the TSM 6.3 package to download/extract to retrieve the TSM 6.3 Cognos...
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 4 Not under consideration

Provide enhanced reporting to indicate age of data being restored

Executives would like to see statistics on the age of files being restored, where age is elapsed time from when the file being restored was backed up. When a restore completes there should be data generated to provide either the age of the object ...
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Reporting and Monitoring) 2 Planned for future release