Skip to Main Content
IBM System Storage Ideas Portal


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Product functionality

Showing 59 of 5317

TDP for MSSQL 6.4 Turnoff VSS completely at FCM console

Please add possiblity for switching of all VSS functionallity at MMC console at FlashCopyManager of TDP for MSSQL 6.4 completely.
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Remounting a DB2 snaphshot after complete offload

The possibility to remount a DB2 snapshot on the backup server after the offload to TSM has been done. And the possibility to take a second offload backup from a snapshot.
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Support for Oracle DB on Windows

The feature we are requisting is full support for Oracle 10 and higher on Windows Server OS'es. We are right now using Oracle 10g on windows 2003 64bit and 11g on 2008 R2.The feature should contain scheduling, management of Flashcopy versions and ...
over 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 4 Not under consideration

FCM: Unix/Linux: Support for csh Shell

Currently FCM supports ksh and bash as Unix/Linux shell. Some customers standardized the csh shell in their environment due to SAP history. Unfortunately some scripts which perform recovery on the clone system (during FCM cloning) fail if the data...
about 13 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

Thighten the relationship to Hardware based VSS providers

Whether FCM 3.1 is sending a VSS based snapshot to same disk or is making storagesystem based snapshots/clones is transparrent in FCM 3.1.Desicion for snapshot or clone cannot be done thru FCM 3.1 UI.
over 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Tivoli Flash Copy - FCM VM - Backup fails / Snapshot failure

After using FlashCopy Manager for VMWare we realized that the entire backup operation is cancelled (rolled back) as soon as a certain VM could not be quiesced.We request that the backup operation should continue so that the rest of the VMs are bac...
over 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Planned for future release

Unix/Linux: Support for csh Shell

Currently FCM supports ksh and bash as Unix/Linux shell. Some customers standardized the csh shell in their environment due to SAP history. Unfortunately some scripts which perform recovery on the clone system (during FCM cloning) fail if the data...
about 13 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Use FlashCopyManager with a DB2 single partition DB with multiple containers

FCM must be able to manage DB2 configured in a single partition DB with multiple containers (configuration supported by DB2)
over 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

FCM support for Oracle DataGuard

The customer would like to use FCM with Oracle DataGuard to take point in time copies of Oracle DataGuard (source or target volumes).
almost 13 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration