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FCM for Oracle on AIX to support multipile Database with same user id running on one server (ORACLE_SID)

FCM for Oracle on AIx to support backup server which run more than 1 Database with the same userid.To work with ORACLE_SID and not ORACLE_HOME.
about 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

TFCM with Oracle ASM single user environment

Oracle supports the use of a single user setup to manage both the database instance and the ASM services. As such the client has standardized on a single user in it's Oracle ASM environment. TFCM requires both an Oracle instance user for the datab...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

SPS Support for A9000 Multisite Configuration

Client is using a multi-site configuration in their A9000's where they are hyperswapped in prod and async replicating to DR. They need support for this configuration within Spectrum Protect Snapshot for snapshot management.
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Tivoli Flash Copy Manager for Solaris 10 HA with native Oracle11g DB

Hi We need help on this.SETUP / ENVIRONMENT:Customer had SVC configured as split cluster with code 7.0.2.1 and with XIV GEN3 as the backend storage. Customer had 3 nodes Solaris machine with Solaris 10 Cluster and the Database is Oracle 11g ( nati...
over 10 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager Support for Oracle-RAC on AIX with GPFS

Support for Oracle-RAC on AIX GPFS Filesystem,with GPFS Mirroring over 2 Metro-Mirrored SVC or the possibility to backout one SVC
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

FCM for Vmware to support Vmware Site Recovery Manager sites

FCM for Vmware to support customer which also use vmware Site Recovery Manager.
about 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

FCM: Opt to include non-db filesystems in fcm for db2

Need non-db filesystems propery included along with db-filesystems during "db2 backup as snapshot" Currently, fcm allows a NEGATIVE_LIST param, but the allowed extra data is not properly "frozen" (chfs -a freeze). Cloning has a similar option (FLA...
about 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

EMC PowerPath calls for FlashCopy Manager

RFE for Spectrum Protect Snapshot to support EMC PowerPath calls.
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Provide ability to specify mount location for each individual volume. Spectrum Snapshot mount creates FCM_VSS# folders under

A snapshot may contain multiple volumes, so if they are mounted under sub folders, this requires additional configuration steps to make the snapshots available to the application after the mount is completed. The result of these additional steps i...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

Provide alternatives to using clear text user credentials in scripts and Windows started tasks when taking snapshots via CLI/

When performing snapshot operations via the Spectrum Snapshot CLI/Cmdlets, appropriate user credentials are required for remote mount commands. Currently, users must include these credentials in clear text when using a scripting solution to automa...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration