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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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improvements of the RC handling in the CSMCLI framework

For automation it would be easier if a validation of the return code is sufficient for successful CSMCLI command execution.Any Messages not equal Info Messages should result in a RC <> 0
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

Ability to run initckdvol as it is often needed during DASD refresh

During DASD refreshes, we perform multiple times full data push to the new frames so that the application teams can do as much testing on the new frames. And IBM recommends us to run initckdvol before we do a new full push to the new frame since t...
about 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

GMCV with Practice session

CSM currently has GM with Practice session and would like to have GMCV with Practice session added. We would use this for our DR tests and for specific application testing scenarios.
about 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Copy Services Manager - Need active/active or autofailover when HMC connection fails

During a storage migration the Copy Services Manager server lost communication with the DS8886 HMC. The replication status and control was unavailable until the HMC was rebooted. CSM should use both HMCs of the DS8886 and not have a single point o...
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

For V7000 and SVC create an automated report for the status of Global Mirror sessions

Create a global mirroring report providing the status of V7000 and SVC Global mirroring that can be automatically run daily and sent via email to end users. Should contain the following (at a minimum)CG_Name Active Connnected CurrentDate/Time Last...
over 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

ELB not managed by TPC/R

For an effective and convenient management of a DS8000 replication environment, it would be very useful if TPC-R could manage ELB timeout for every LCU/LSS in a MM/MGM environment. In fact, a clear display of this parameter for the session (e.g. t...
about 11 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Future consideration

No Copy option on Metro Mirror w/P session

In DS8K environments using ESE volumes we would like to have the No Copy option for Metro Mirror with practice sessions as already available on GM w/P session type.
over 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM estimated completion time via CSMCLI.

1. CSM estimated completion time via CSMCLI Of Flash Copy Command Hi, We would like to have a report generated with CSMCLI Command who will give the completion of the FlashCopy Ce can see dynamically the completion with GUI.But if we want to follo...
over 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

TPC-R integration with VMware SRA for SRM

I'm submitting on behalf of a customer who's using TPC-R to manage replication between multiple Storwize/SVC systems and supporting IBM i, AIX, Windows and VMware hosts. For VMware, they're using Site Recovery Manager (SRM) to automate failover. W...
almost 9 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Future consideration

Manually importing global mirror relationships from IBM Storwize products to IBM CSM without deleting consistency groups

Should have capability to import existing Global Mirror relationships to Copy Services Manager.
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration