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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Storage Defender

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Add AIX support to Storage Defender

Storage Defender lacks AIX support. Both are IBM products and why one IBM Product doesn't support another IBM product used by many IBM customers?
4 months ago in Storage Defender 1 Needs more information

Support RHEL as OS for Storage Sentinel SCAN server

Now, it is only supported SLES 15.4 as OS for Storage Sentinel SCAN server. But, my client and many customers in the world are using RHEL(x86_64) as OS for IA-Linux environment. Providing additional SLES, not RHEL is an unacceptable requirement fo...
7 months ago in Storage Defender 2 Future consideration

Allow dynamic creation/modification of a DRS recovery profile

Let's imagine that the customer is having a changing environment that requires frequent update of its recovery profile, having a way to create,update,modify,delete recovery profile or its content would be helpful. The client , would then be able t...
3 months ago in Storage Defender 1 Planned for future release

Dark site - Airgapped installation of S. Defender

There are multiple situations where SaaS deployment cannot be done per security restrictions. We need an option to have S.Defender control plane deployed onprem as not always cloud deployment is possible
about 1 year ago in Storage Defender 1 Future consideration

Add ability in Data Management Service to perform most common Storage Protect actions

Monitoring of Storage Protect is very basic in the current release. The product shows how many alerts on the Storage Protect server but not what they are. Operations Center is still 100% necessary for Storage Protect management. Would like to allo...
6 months ago in Storage Defender 0 Planned for future release

Data Management Service: Clusters should show a warning on Summary dashboard when in a disconnected state

DMS works much like Data Protect local console. It is very simple to use, but the health status can be misleading. Clusters should show a warning on Summary dashboard when in a disconnected state
6 months ago in Storage Defender 0 Planned for future release

DMS/Data Protect NAS backup: Would be helpful if Scale GUI+CES+NFS requirement was displayed in Web GUI

Using Storage Scale for NAS backup requires Scale GUI+CES+NFS. While this is noted in the documentation, it would be helpful if this was indicated in the GUI.
6 months ago in Storage Defender 0 Planned for future release

Support Linux on Z for DMS / Data Protect

Currently today the Defender Data Management Service / Data Protect only supports backups of x86 and Power. The IBM CIO team needs support for Linux on Z. They'd like to see the backup agent ported to Linux on Z. Other mainframe customers may want...
6 months ago in Storage Defender 0 Future consideration

DMS/Data Protect - Add DB2 backup support for other architectures (ppc64, s390x)

Today, DB2 backups are only supported on x86. Mainframe and Power customers would like to see DB2 for other architectures supported.
6 months ago in Storage Defender 0 Future consideration

Hyperlink SP4C login from Defender landing page

Customers who are seeking to purchase an end to end data resiliency platform have also indicated a need to backup cloud workloads from the same pane of glass. Storage Protect for Cloud is the best SaaS cloud backup solution in the market and by me...
5 months ago in Storage Defender 1 Future consideration