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IBM Storage Archive

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Storing File Permission and ACL on LTFS

Because of our security requirement we want to store the file and acl permissions, owner and group info already for the files that are migrated to tape with spectrum archive.
almost 5 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 0 Future consideration

Exchange large files (> 4GB) between Spectrum Scale and Spectrum Archive clusters

ZF has the requirement to exchange mainly large files (> 4GB) between Spectrum Scale and Spectrum Archive clusters in Germany and Poland. The capacities to be exported are up to 500 TB per day. The requirement is that the files that are exchang...
about 4 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 1 Future consideration

Enhance recovery function for Spectrum Archive

In Spectrum Archive there are a missing recovery function to reimport the structure of the fs, the zero byte files and a procedure to reimport the ltfsee tape after a disaster or a loss of the filesystems on spectrum scale. The function should be ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 1 Not under consideration

Reclaim process improvement

Every week, our team needs to export tape to an offline vault.Our use case involves having a large # of tapes that are not fully utilized.Thus, we like to consolidate these tapes into a few tape (as few as possible) before exporting them to offlin...
about 3 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 1 Not under consideration

Support LTFS 2.5 Function incremental Index

To enhance the migration Performance and reducing the overhead on update the index partition on tape the function incremental index should be implemented.
almost 5 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 0 Planned for future release

include tape pool in eeadm drive list

In eeadm drive list command, try to include options to print a more information, like: - Include a column with Node Name instead of Node ID for clarity- Include a column with the tape pool name of the tape mounted
over 5 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 1 Not under consideration

Ignore small differnces in tape formats when selecting tapes for write

Tape selection criteria were modified in v1.3.3.0 to improve tape utilization: P1: The tape that is currently mounted in the selected drive.P2: Tapes with the least amount of capacity.P3: Barcode order: If there are multiple tapes that have the sa...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 0 Not under consideration

Integrate Spectrum Archive into Spectrm Scale GUI

Integrate IBM Spectrum Archive monitoring into IBM Spectrum Scale GUI and mmhealth.IBM Spectrum Archive provide a Grafana Dashboard but would it be good to intregrate such graphs into Spectrum Scale GUI (migrate/recall, drive performance, etc) as ...
over 4 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 1 Not under consideration

Cloud Support for Spectrum Archive

Today, Spectrum Archive supports local and remote tape copies. The ability to send a copy to a cloud, either onsite or offsite, would also be beneficial.
about 7 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 5 Not under consideration

Add missing return codes to dsmrc.h for Tivoli Storage Manager to assist customers in problem determination

Return codes such as 362 and 363 are not documented for example so PMRs must be opened for proper problem determination. More cost efficient for customers if documented at: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSGSG7_7.1.8/api/r_ret_code...
over 6 years ago in IBM Storage Archive 1 Not under consideration