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Flashcopy Manager

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Flashcopy Offload Optimization of db2_all command

Offload apparently waiting for several minutes.We saw issues during our offload testing with failing db2inidb commands when the log directories were not there. That is why we created the piece of code to create the log directories. Since for multi...
over 9 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

Spectrum Protect Snapshot support multiple DB2 databases within a single instance

FEPOC owns Flashcopy Manager for DB2 and has performed a Proof of Concept (POC) and identified changes required to the current DB2 environment in order to implement flashcopy. A problem was identified in the POC based on CCTI's unique architecture...
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Not under consideration

Restrict FCM to manage the own source and target volumes (multi tenancy)

Reference: Technical Exchange call with Mr. Uhl, Munz, Calvus 7/18/2013In a shared SAN-enviroment, security is very important for a service provider with multiple customers. We want to use FCM running on different operating systems in combination ...
almost 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

FCM: Support disk partitions on Linux

The customer requires support for disk partitions on Linux. Statement 2.0.10 of the FlashCopy Manager for UNIX and Linux prerequisites checklist explicitly excludes this support.
about 11 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

Improve Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Unix to leverage Oracle BCT for offloaded tape backups

Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Oracle supports mounting a FlashCopy target set to a backup server (auxiliary server) and to perform rman incremental level 1 offloads to a Spectrum Protect server from there. In order to identify the changed blocks i...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

Support VMware 6.5 and SVC v8.2 with FCM 4.1.6

Require support for FCM/TSM4VE 4.1.6/7.1.6 with VMware ESX 6.5 and SVC 8.2.x
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Not under consideration

FCM VMware: Provide ability to specify multiple values of MAX_VERSIONS for a group of datastores for XIV

We need to ability to customize MAX_VERSIONS for a group of datastores for XIV. We are limited to only one MAX_VERSIONS parm with XIV.
over 9 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 3 Not under consideration

SVCDTA FlashCopy Target must be mirrored, if source volumes are mirrored

We have an open Complaint AK2872.To solve this complaint we have to migrate to SVCDTA in FlashCopy Manager.Wwe get the problem adressed in the PMR for our critical luns..
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Not under consideration

FCM Oracle: Possibility to let RMAN control FCM Backups (and to see them in OEM)

Today with FCM 4.1, FCM's disk only backups cannot be seen in RMAN (Oracles Standard Backup Interface).This RFE is to implement a new interface in order to see FCM Backups in RMAN and Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
almost 10 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

Support for Linux on IBM z Systems

Support for Linux on IBM z Systems is needed for DB2 ACS invoking IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot - formerly IBMTivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager.
about 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Not under consideration