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Spectrum Protect for Databases

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Increase Performance of RMAN/TDPO backups and minimize crosscheck initiated sessions

after upgrade of BA Client and TDPO to 7.1.8 /8.1.2 Client level we have a massive performance problem which was caused by thousends of sessions initiated by RMAN Cross Check.As long we are using Dedup in target pool the change of filesperset opti...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Not under consideration

Fix BKI6243E error for HANA with SSL enforced

TSM to work with sslEnforce = True parameter on SAP HANA database
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

TDP for MS SQL FCM GUI Customization

The way information is displayed in the FCM GUI interface, restore tab, is cumbersome to use, especially when dealing with multiple instances. We should be able to customize the column layout, and sort on multiple columns.
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Not under consideration

When attemting to start a DP for SQL DB restore it starts immediately without warning

When the customer starts a DB restore it starts immediately without warning the customer that the restore will be done to the existing database. A warning message should appear to the customer before starting the restore explaining that the "Resto...
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

TS003991821

Being that the Distributed AG is a collection of multiple AAG's, my initial thoughts are that each AAG would be configured per the guide with a unique set of nodenames (ALWAYSONODENAME, TDP nodenames, and, if performing VSS backups, B/A Client nod...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Not under consideration

Report FE capacity for DB2 databases in OC

We want to see the "Capacity Used" values for DB2 databases in the "License Estimation" of the Spectrum Protect Operation Center.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration

update TDPOSYNC to set objects as inactive

Hello, We have a security need to limit the potential access of rogue actors. Specifically, we need to ensure a single person cannot destroy both the production systems and their copies in backup. For most workloads we can use backdelete=no to pre...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Future consideration

Request to add native Sybase Support to Spectrum Protect (DP for Sybase)

Sybase produces Enterprise class RDBMS solutions for a variety of uses cases and industries. While perhaps not as pervasive as MS SQL or Oracle, the product does appear fairly frequently in customer environments. While there are a variety of metho...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Not under consideration

TDP for MS SQL FCM GUI multiple DB instances

The FCM GUI of newest TDP Version works only with default dsm.opt.The older GUI could be started with CLI Option: tdpsqlc /tsmoptfile="<path>\dsm.opt".This function is not available for flashcopymanager.exe!Please refer to my Supportcase 134...
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 4 Planned for future release

Improve Function of TDP for Oracle to be a more effective MediaManager

When Oracle RMAN begins a restore it apparently asks the MediaManager for all the volumes that will be needed to restore all the 'pieces' of the backup. On a long-running restore, in the time between the restore starting and it getting to any spec...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration