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Flashcopy Manager

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FCM support for PowerLinux.

Currently Flashcopy Manager is only support on Linux x86_64 platforms.We would like to see support for PowerLinux setups.
almost 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

FCM Win: Links to the VSS HW Provider Websites are out of date

The configuration wizard in the MMC prints a warning if no VSS Hardware Provider is installed. If you click on this Warning, then a list with links to websites appear where it is possible to download the VSS HW Provider. The problem: The links in ...
about 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 3 Planned for future release

FCM Win: Enhance support in clustered environments

The current configuration wizard in the MMC for the configuration of MSSQL, Exchange and NTFS volumes does not do any consideration if the application is running in a cluster. - FCM config wizard should configure the attributes: VSSALTSTAGINGDIR a...
about 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

FCM Win: Hint for possible outdated versions of BA and TDP Client

FCM installs the BA Client and the TDPs under the covers which are packaged within the FCM installation package. These versions can be outdated. The MMC config wizard should print a hint at a certain point in time that the BA and TDP version might...
about 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

Allow Use of Single Oracle User for FCM for Oracle ASM

Customer has standardized on a single Oracle user for managing both ASM and the Oracle DB and wants to do the same with FCM.
about 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Not under consideration

Support of FCM Oracle RAC Cloning into mutiple RAC Node Target Clusterr

Customer would like the ability to clone into a multiple node RAC cluster.
about 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Not under consideration

Oracle Database Cloning improvements in FCM

Two enhancements are requested. 1) Currently FCM requires environment variable ORACLE_HOME to be set in the users environment right after logon. We request that FCM should read this value from /etc/oratab so that we can have a single user for mult...
over 12 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 4 Planned for future release

FlashCopy Manager Support for Hyper-V

Deloitte Global is simply underwhelmed with IBM's software defined storage. Particularly with respect to the SVC (Spectrum Control), they find that we simply have not delivered enough integration with the Microsoft ecosystem over the past year. He...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Not under consideration

FCM for vmware support XIV cross-consistency group

XIV support snapshot of multiple volumes spanning multple XIVs simultaneously which named hyper-scale Consistency group.FCM for VMware support consistency group within single XIV.But FCM for VMware does NOT support hyper-scale Consistency Group to...
almost 9 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Snapshot Support for Linux One on A9000

We'd require support for Flashcopy Manager support for DB2 on LinuxOne so that this can be governed via Copy Data Manager.
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Not under consideration