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Spectrum Protect (Server)

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Enhance the MOVE DATA and RECLAIM STG commands

A version 6 server doing dedup presents new challenges to the admin to manage the server's storagepools. These enhancements will enable the admin to target whole volume operations to achieve maximum thruput. Improve the volume selection for both i...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

TSM Archive from Incremental

HelloI wan to suggest , an ARCHIVE to be made from the Daily incremental backup.Many customers want to run specific archive for specific folder .Since the data is ALREADY backed up via the daily incremental backup , it will be wise to "copy" the d...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 4 Not under consideration

No ANR0504I message, or different message, when the file wasn't restored properly

The ANR0504I message is logged even when the restore/retrieve fails. For example: Jul 10 23:19:21 lxtsm052 dsmserv-TSM52: ANR0406I Session 2601887 started for node AISDBP_ORA (TDPO Linux86-64) (Tcp/Ip dbsrvd217.cern.ch (22144)). (SESSION: 2601887)...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Add capability in the dsmadmc shell for command completion.

The CLI is currently the best way of managing TSM – but it is basic by today's standards. If we have to run TSM from the CLI, then the ‘shell' should offer things like ‘tab completion' of commands, filter capability (INC/EXCL on command output), t...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Enhance TSM Admin schedules so that system commands can be ran

Currently, the only way to make TSM execute system commands is via client schedules or the define client action command.I propose that the same functionality that exists in the client schedules is added to the admin schedules so that system comman...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Enhance query content command

Please make the output of the query contents command ready for loading into Excel. Add or change fields, specifically - 1. Add the volume name as the first field. 2. change the stored size value to just the decimal number, don't convert it to a fo...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Include command (eg incremental) on query session f=d

The output of query session f=d does not include the command (incremental, restore, archive, etc.) Add the command to the output.
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Provide the ability to perform dynamic updates to cloptset

Provide the ability to perform updates to cloptset (dynamic value changes, instead of adding new them, and deleting the old entry).
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

TSM Scripting : Add a "FOR" construct

Add a FOR loop construct similar to UNIX/Windows scripting
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 1 Not under consideration

Copy Stgpool enhancements

Need more options TSM copy pools.1. Command to list-tapes not copied.-Percentage of data not copied.-Number of files not copied.-Number of copies available 2. Option to promote Copypool as primary pool in case of DR and resync and revert to primar...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration