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IBM TS4500 Tape Library

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Syslog Server Security Enhancement

TS4500 currently support for syslog communication port 514, but port 6514 is required for TLS syslog communication.
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Planned for future release

« Key Management Interoperability Protocol » (KMIP) support

We would like the IBM TS4500 library to support the KMIP protocol in order to use a different encryption key manager than the IBM SGKLM software
about 2 months ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

TS4500 improve Remote Authentication (LDAP, RACF) support for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Multi-factor authentication is a major component of security policies in many companies. TS4500 supports remote authentication with MFA when used with Duo (authentication proxy). However, this client has already invested in an MFA infrastructure t...
9 months ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

Firmware Check

System: TS4500Actor: Customer Commerzbank is asking for enhancements regarding library firmware check.Case was opened on behalf of client Commerzbank as a follow up for a critical situation.
over 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

Add export logs to IBM (call home) via REST API Endpoint.

With this customer could automated the Datacollection and the export to IBM Ecurep.
about 1 year ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

ntegrated Cooling with improved filtration and airgap sealing to mitigate particulate intrusion generated by Wildfires on the westcoast.

We offer an integrated cooling option with an air filter for the TS4500. It should be a straightforward matter to replace the existing filter with a model that has a higher rating to mitigate particulates generated by wildfires on the west coast. ...
about 2 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 4 Not under consideration

lin_tape driver for Ubuntu is outdated, any plans to update in the near future?

lin_tape driver is needed for all IBM LTO tape drives and libraries. We have applications running on Ubuntu and need a current version of the driver. With the current version we are stuck to Ubuntu 20.04 and can't move forward.
4 months ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Add command ts4500cli.jar like 'saveMountHistory'

We need to keep track of tapes and their usage. Connecting to the tapelibrary every hour to download mount history is not a practical solution. This can be automated if the cli has a command like saveMountHistory where the last XXX mounts (or mayb...
10 months ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 2 Functionality already exists

Web GUI refresh

Customer is clicking on a drive to monitor drive status. Due to automatic web GUI refresh, previously marked drive is moving up or down in drive list (depending on previously sort selection). But this is annoying from customer point of view: Previ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Is a defect

Dual LCC option for single frame libraries

In a single frame configuration there is no redundancy for the library control card. This is a single point of failure and can cause lengthy outages. Dual LCC option would eliminate this.
about 4 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration