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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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Need Practice Volume Support for SVC GM with Change Volumes

Need the ability to have CSM manage copysets in SVC GM that include change volumes and practice volumes.
almost 8 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Future consideration

Backing-Out CSM upgrade on DS8K Box.

1. The ability to revert/back-out/uninstall a CSM upgrade on a DS8K machine and reinstate the CSM server software that was just overlaid with the new code.
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

VMWare SRM + TPC-R + XIV Integration

We use vmware SRM with VMs using XIV storage and using TPC-R for replica management and monitoring.Once the SRM has moved the VM, TPC-R shows an error message because the status is severe.IBM support explain us that the integration with SRM + XIV ...
over 8 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 3 Future consideration

Include Date/Time Stamp option on Sessions panel

A Timestamp column is available on the Session Details panel. However, this column is not available on the main Sessions panel. Please allow the customer the option to customize columns with Timestamp as an option.
over 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 3 Future consideration

CSM concurrent Global Mirror point-in-time copies

We run with 4 Global Mirror failover/failback w/practice sessions that use the same Consistency Group hw session ID (0x3) and we would like to be able to perform the 'flash' point-in-time copies for all 4 sessions concurrently.
almost 7 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM consistency group data exposure at volume level

CSM does not report ( at the volume level ) any Global Mirror long data exposure to complete a consistency group.
about 7 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

CSM Session Overview List - Sort by Name

Suggestion when discussing CSM with Jack Henry. Back with TPC-R we were used to having the Session List displayed first by Status, and then sorted by Session name. So, the active sessions are at the top, and the remaining sessions are sorted by na...
over 7 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration