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Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

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TSM-VE : better management of VM which have non cleaned snapshots from previous backups

The purpose of this request is to ask product management team two things:- to make available a report, for instance through the vCenter plug-in , that shows if virtual machines that are being protected by TSM-VE, have non cleaned snapshots. It wil...
almost 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 3 Not under consideration

Add support in SP4VE/vSphere to restore to specific resource pool

Add functionality in Sp4VE/vSphere to restore VM's into specific resource pool in vSphere environment.
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 0 Not under consideration

Add ability to create long term snapshot of TSM for VE data

At present, TSM for VE is suitable for storing short to medium term data. Where regulatory type backups such as 1-7 year retention backups are required, a separate node using the traditional Backup Archive Client needs to be set up to perform this...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Not under consideration

MS SQL support for Linux Host (both physical and virtual)

Customer will start tests this year with MS SQL on Linux. This will be tested on physical machines as well as on virtual appliances. They also need to backup this databases. At the moment ISP for Databases and ISP4VE only supports MS-SQL on Windows.
almost 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration

SP for VE: Remove or increase 8TB size VMware virtual machine disks limit

To be able to protect large VMware vmdk files using Spectrum Protect fot Virtual Environments, can the limit on vmmaxvirtualdisks option be increased or removed?
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 2 Not under consideration

Make it possible to bypass tsm admin config on TSM4VE Web Interface

It should be possible to "bypass" the TSM Server credentials configuation in the TSM4VE Web interface.Once the configuration has been "bypassed", TSM4VE should never ask for it again.
almost 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 3 Not under consideration

Hello, for us is need the adjustment of the plugin like in the previous versions 8.1.14, where there is the possibility of changing the GUI address on the vecenter (with the plugin).

For us is need the adjustment of the plugin like in the previous versions 8.1.14, where there is the possibility of changing the GUI address on the vecenter (with the plugin).
7 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration

SP for VE - EFI BIOS Support

Provide a Support for proper restoring of VMware EFI BIOS. Every customer who uses Basic VMware Hardening won't use Legacy BIOS in Virtual Machines anymore. This should be a Basic Feature. For example Windows Boot Manager is nested into the EFI Bo...
about 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 0 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect for VE restore only one disk, default space issue

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments Restore Issue. The product design only permits these options when you want to restore only one individual unit like c: 1. If the target guest does not exist yet, space will be assigned on the datastore for...
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration

Add ability to specify cluster as target for TSM4VE restores

Make it possible to specify ESXi cluster and storage cluster names when restoring VM in TSM4VE
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 1 Not under consideration