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Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

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TSM for VMware: Linux In-Guest Application Consistency

This enhancement request describes an important and very customer relevant improvement of the backup mechanisms of Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (TSMfVE) and Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager (FCMfVE). The existing support to gene...
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Not under consideration

Hyper-V Redirect restore

System: TSM for VEActor: Require additional feature Description:I am doing a Hyper-V Restore using the TSM BA Client.I can backup and restore fine. The problem is I cannot choose a location of where to direct the restore.(the ba client hyper v res...
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Planned for future release

vmhost can not use IP-Addresses instead of FQDN

it is not possible to use the ip-address in a "backup vm vmhost=###.###.###.###" statement. The ESX-Server is registered with his ip in the vCenter Server interface.
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 4 Not under consideration

TSM for Virtual Machines LAN Free Backup Limitations

Faster VMware virtual machine backup. Using LAN Free, you can only start backup for as many virtual machines as you have tape drives available. This puts a severe limitation on the number of virtual machines that you can simultaneously backup. Thi...
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Not under consideration

SnapProtect functionnality with TSM using VMware and LVM

SnapProtect is a new function from the nSeries. We need TSM to catalog the snapshots created by the nSeries and be able to restore file level directly from the snapshot. Other solution on the market is already available to offer this solution.
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Not under consideration

XFS support with TDP for VMware

The TDP for VMware agent should support the XFS file system in addition to ext2, ext3, and ReiserFS.Why? XFS is a filesystem that allows more performant support of large data stores. It is part of RHEL and SLES.
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration