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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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Flashcopy - restart or reset Flashcopy to original date/time

Flashcopy currently is a one and done function. It would be useful to have the ability to start over or reset a Flashcopy to it's original point and time. For example take a flash copy on Day 1 at noon, run your DR exercise, application test, vend...
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

CSM LDAP authentication with native RACF/SDBM

CSM is not able to authenticate with IBM Directory Server for z/OS configured with SDBM backend.With SDBM backend a IBM Directory Server is communication with RACF directly. No own database is requered.The native authentication with RACF/SDBM shou...
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

Have the ability do define a cut-off date and time for scheduled operation

Have the ability do define a cut-off date and time for scheduled operation expecially when it is expected to run at a predefined date/time. If for any reason the CSM server is stopped when a timer for a scheduled action expires, the action will be...
over 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 4 Future consideration

granular user roles for CSM

We need a possibility to create custom roles in CSM.Within these roles we would like to define what tasks are available for the users.For instant a user who can resync the HA relationship after an IPL. Or a user who can trigger a hyperswap and Sta...
over 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM for z/OS - Active/Standby on different storage systems

We installed the standby CSM server on remote site on a different sysplex with different storage systems. All storage connections from the active CSM were synchronized to the standby CSM server. But the standby CSM server has no access to the stor...
almost 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

Adding role to resync Management Servers

We installed active and standby CSM server on z/OS. If one system IPLed, we implemented automation scripts that automatically resync the Management Servers after the CSM is started. With this Automation, we are able to IPL the system without the n...
almost 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Add JCL to IWNALLOC for SAMPLIB & ASAMPLIB

Please add JCL in the IWNALLOC.JCL file to include SAMPLIB and ASAMPLIB.
about 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM Console Messages Need to Show Correct Pair Direction

CSM log messages always show for example "Starting all pairs in role pair H1-H2" even if the start command was issued for H2-H1 instead. This can be very confusing and misleading when trying to check back and see what commands were issued and what...
over 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

CSM Co-existance with lower-level or different level CSM.

2. The ability for CSM software to co-exist with a lower-level or different-level CSM software in a CSM configuration where they are sharing one or the same CSM database.
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM Topology Details Export to Not Add Spaces to CG/Session ID

Currently when we export the CSM Topology Details if there are Sessions/CG's which are a single character long, the CSV export will export those like ' 7' instead of just as 7 which means if we are using the data in another spreadsheet, we have to...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 4 Not under consideration