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OPCenter server can access the internet through a HTTP proxy

IBM Ticket : TS007157717 Hello, I would like to contact you beacause I am simply looking for an answer to a question.I'm looking to implement the auto-deploy feature for a client. The OPCenter server can access the internet through a network proxy...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Flashcopy Manager 4.1.6 for Windows does not cleanup volumes in registry after successfull snapshot

On Windows 2008 R2 SP1, with SQL 2012 SP4. When using Flashcopy manager 4.1.6 to take snapshots to an v7000 storwize of the databases with IBM hardware provider 4.15. using BA client 7.1.8.2 and TDP 7.1.6.0.Every snapshot made is filling up the wi...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect Snapshot PREREQ-checker silent install Mode

Besides descriping it in the mainpage the Spectrum Protect Snapshot Prereq-checker (8.1.9.0-TIV-PREREQ-AIX.bin for example) is not able to be installed in silent mode with an response file.So automated installation on systems is not possible.
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Copy Data Management to support BtrFS for file system snaps

While on a SuSE OS LPAR the file system snapshot management is working for XFS, however the protection is not available for BtrFS (by default used for SuSE OS)
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Restore of Archive-Mailbox from Exchange via Flash Copy Manager

Swiss National Bank is not satisfied with the answer we got for PMR 05632,031,848. We were referred to Technote 1598343 ( http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21598343 ) which states that TDP Exchange / FlashCopy Manager does not suppo...
over 10 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

Decomission Enhancements

We have been talking to multiple large clients regarding decommission feature.Decomission Node/VM is a great utility but it doesn't fully support all customers needs in it's current form. Decomission Node/VM should support the following options fr...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

Break message on FlashCopy step

On the Control server, the option :Target LPAR Device Setup define the Backup device description and the Backup device serial number.If one off this option is bad, the FlashCopy backup is break, one message on the target server stop the backup. On...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Support DB2 systems running on GPFS with FCM

DB2 supports build and operation on GPFS filesystems. Currently FCM does not support DB2 on GPFS (except for pureScale). Unilever would like a single filesystem pattern across pureScale and non-pureScale - based on GPFS. This implies an ability to...
about 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Specific SVC User Group for FCM Actions

For the use of FCM with SVC, a specific SVC user is needed which has to be part of a specific group. Currently, the user must be member of the group "Administrator". As this group has a very high set of critical rights, it would be better to have ...
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

Allow vendors to develop snapshot provider for *nix Spectrum Protect Snapshot

Allow PaaS providers to exploit Spectrum Protect Snapshot by providing a device adapter to interface SPS with with their platform's proprietary storage layer.
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration