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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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Add a user timeout option for the user interface of Copy Services Manager

I know that there is not an option to set a user time out for the user interface of CSM. Due to security and audit reasons there is a need to have a user be logged out after a certain idle time. Having the option to set this to maybe 30 minutes or...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

API to update device passwords for Spectrum Virt and other devices

Please add an endpoint to the API to update device passwords for Spectrum Virtualize (and perhaps other devices.) The updateHMC endpoint only works for DS8000. Our environment includes FS9k's in multiple availability zones across multiple regions....
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

Schedule tasks with option to select multiple times

When taking SGC captures using CSM, due to business requirements, we have been asked to take at 4 different times of day. Ex: 1am, 6am, 6pm, 9pm. And it is different for each environment. Current CSM doesnt have such option. Need this option which...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

Copy Service Alerting for missing/stale safeguarded copy session

CSM doesn't send any kind of notification for missing safeguared copy of a given vdisk.
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

Remove log4j error messages on IWNSRV STC CSM address space

Having error when starting STC IWNSRV (Copy Services Manager Address Space) PMR 01563 227 000 advised that these messages can be ignored. Would like to request to have these messages removed permanently. log4j. error message: [err] log4j:ERROR Cou...
about 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

Copy Services Manager Should Not Delete Relationships from Storage Hardware when Removing Systems from CSM

Change the Behavior of Copy Services Manager so that removing the storage system from Copy Services Manager will not delete the relationships on the Storage Hardware.
over 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

CSM - add message about completion of background copy ( Flashcopy, SGC recovery)

Currently, after submit of Flashcopy or SGC recovery with background copy - in CSM session messages is logged only submit of this command. Background copy continues, it is indicated in the CSM GUI in session details ( ....copy still continues...) ...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

Granular selection of user ROLE controls, or custom roles

We need the ability to build a role that allows an user to resume a replication session, but not alter the session(s). Additionally, we would like this role to be able to take flash copies. OR the ability to build a custom role where all functions...
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered

Command to start first Global Copy and switch to MM after 99% of completetion

We have a problem after starting H1-H2 (Metro mirror). At the beginning of start H1-H2 dasd are copied with a good velocity. At the end when DS8K had few data to copy, the time to do this remaining job tooks a very very long time. On our configura...
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Delivered

CSM alert notification needs more granularity to properly notify oncall pagers and email distribution lists.

Currently under Alert notifications, we have created recipients for various email support teams and emails to the pager vendor product we use. If for example, you have an "unexpected severe status' alert, and it contains multiple recipients, it bu...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Delivered