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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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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

Improve the Logical Path Change alert to be more specific.

Currently, when a connection is temporarily dropped, we receive an email alert (like the one shown below) to notify us that a path has gone down. In the DS8K log, we can see when the path goes down, & when comes back up, but the alerts show th...
29 days ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Allow the ability to stop a FlashCopy session (Storage Virtualize Family)

When managing FlashCopy sessions (not volume group based) from CSM, the only available commands for any given FC session are: Discover Start Flash Restore Terminate surprisingly, the ability of stopping a session is missing. You can terminate it, ...
30 days ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 4 Not under 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