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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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Session warning status in the event of DS8k CEC failure

When a DS8k experiences a CEC failure, CSM reports errors on LCUs that are associated with that CEC and changes the session status to Severe (giving the impression to the customer that there is a mirroring problem or scenario that would cause issu...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Not under consideration

Message IWNR6000I doesn't show the good direction of replication.

When i start GC H2-H1 the message sent by CSM is IWNR6000I Starting all pairs in role pair H1-H2. The message is confusing because it doesn't reflect the direction of the command.
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Not under consideration

Password Expiration Warning

Having a warning that the password used to log into the storage would alert users in advance and could proactively manage their passwords.
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Not under consideration

DB2 | Consistent Copy | CDM | Safeguarded Copy

DB2 is an IBM database that is critical to many buisnesses - recoveryability from an immutable copy following a cyber threat is key to a business surviving. IBM currently does not support DB2 in it's own cyber vault story.
almost 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 3 Not under consideration

Allow deletion of csmadmin local ID

The csmadmin local ID comes back after being deleted (post server reboot). It is also not possible to delete this ID. Please allow the customer to delete this ID permanently.
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 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