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TSM for System Back-up and Recovery

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Optimized backup support for deduplicated windows server file systems

TSM client cannot deal with natively deduplicated windows filesystems, it is only able to handle deduplicated data efficiently through image backups.The problem is that image backups are not incremental, they are huge and take too long to be viabl...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 3 Not under consideration

Windows 10 support

Please let us know when there is a TSM Windows client available to support Windows 10 operating system.
almost 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect for Ubuntu Server for IBM Z and LinuxONE

Since more about 3 years now I'm fighting to get support from IBM for an Enterprise Backup solution (TSM / Spectrum Protect) for Ubuntu Server for IBM Z and LinuxONE.This already harmed IBMs and Canonical's business, since customers asked already ...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Future consideration

possibility to tag all tcp/ip package with QoS tags

We have problems that the backup and recoveries has an impact of business traffic on remote locations.Especially if the backups and recoveries takes so long time that they exceed backup window and extend on to normal business hours.
about 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Windows Spectrum Protect Client no need of Backupoperator to backup Shares

We use System Protect Client for Windows to backup/Archive files on our NAS from NetApp. But the System Protect Client for Windows needs to run with backupoperator rights. This is ok, if I am the only user. But a user with this right, has at least...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Not under consideration

We want to be able to copy a key from one key group to another on the same TKLM server

We are talking about the TKLM product. We want to be able to have the same encryption key in 2 different key groups using the same TKLM encryption server. We need this because we have several key groups and Device groups on one TKLM server. Approx...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 3 Not under consideration

Keep supporting TSM API (backup to TSM via BRMS on IBM i)

We would like to extend TSM API support for BRMS for TSM 6.2 & V7.1
almost 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Keep alive packets

I would like the client and server to send and answer keep alive packets on the main restore connection so that stateful firewalls will not time out the connection when the restore takes a long time due to many tape mounts or other reasons. It's o...
about 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 3 Not under consideration

TSM EIF events to multiple EIF targets

TSM requires the ability of directing the TSM event feed to two or more EIF targets for resilience. Target can be any listener capable of receiving EIF events
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

PMR 37047,999,760

System: Spectrum ProtectActor: Keep every files/directories "Updated date/time" correct Spectrum Protect backups and restore user's files and directories. When restoring files and directories "updated date/time" information in metadata set to "bac...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 0 Not under consideration