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Storage Protect Family

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Add CRITERIA objects to help manage filesystems

Add to the tsm server a criteria feature which will store a named SQL where clause to select specific volumes. The named criteria will then be a parameter on move data or reclaim commands. IMPLEMENTATION SUGGESTION. Add commands to the server: def...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

On W2008R2 TSM doesn't provide same functionality as Microsoft WBAdmin utility to restore specific file from Systemstate BCK.

When using TSM V6.2 on W2008R2, *.exe files are backup as part of System State Backup.With TSM V6.2, it is not possible to perfrom RESTORE of specif file/s from the System State Backup.Using Microsoft utility WBAdmin to perform the Backup, it is p...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

TSM Traceability (SYS4340)

End to end transaction auditability / traceability between SBCE+ BSS and OSS components. This involves ensuring that all BSS/OSS components support embedding a UUID for each transaction which can be used to traceback the full lifecycle of any requ...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

Adding a new option to the MOVE DATA command

When you issue the move data command for tape volumes, all the data moves to other volumes and the original volume becomes empty\pending\scratch (depends on the configuration). I would it to be possible to have the volume checked out automatically...
almost 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 4 Not under consideration

TSM Fastback Server has extremely slow read operations from disk

TSM Fastback Server has extremely slow read operations from disk:- all restore operations with both methods, Fastback Mount and Fastback BMR,- DR to TSM and- long term proxy backups to TSM.The speed of restore does not exceed 10Mbit/s (aggregate) ...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 2 Not under consideration

BMR CD for recovery of windows or linux os

what i need is a boot cd for a bare machine recovery of windows or linux . other vendors do have this feature!
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Add a server command to allow client connectivity to be tested ahead of actual use.

Add a server command to allow client connectivity to be tested ahead of actual use. This is along the same lines as PING server command, but engineered for client testing. It could validate the presence of the scheduler, or dsmcad to enable checks...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect (Server) 2 Not under consideration

Reporting Needing for FastBack Servers on 64bit Windows 2008 R2 Systems

In order for the TSM Admin Center to communicate with a FastBack server, Tivoli Common Reporting must be installed on the FastBack server. Tivoli Common Reporting (TCR) 1.2 nor 2.1 is supported on a Windows 2008 R2 operating system, even though Fa...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 2 Not under consideration

TSM Fastback Server has extremely slow read operations from disk

TSM Fastback Server has extremely slow read operations from disk:- all restore operations with both methods, Fastback Mount and Fastback BMR,- DR to TSM and- long term proxy backups to TSM.The speed of restore does not exceed 10Mbit/s (aggregate) ...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack 2 Not under consideration

Change to TSM Client Code Deployment

Currently the TSM Client Deployment package is coded to check for 2GB of free space on the c:\ drive of a Windows client node. If it is not available the TSM client code will fail to install. The current auto-deployment package for 64bit Windows i...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration