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IBM Storage Insights

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predefined report

Create a predifined report that can be scheduled to be sent, once a week or once a month, with all the Flashsystems current code level and the recommended code level, plus if they have Advidor alerts, list those too. Very useful for any client, bu...
over 1 year ago in IBM Storage Insights 1 Not under consideration

add a button on the policys page for email testing

when you set up policys for alerts, there is no way to test to make sure it works..we use ops genie and it would be nice to confirm it is working
6 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Future consideration

Show Buffer-Credit configured per Switch-Port

Provide a column on the switch port page with the configured buffer credits. This would help to prove a virtualize configuration or to identify a possible congerstion source.
3 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 3 Needs more information

Storage Insights should not report a node is in error status, if the cluster is being upgraded.

If a cluster is being updated, all of the nodes are going to be offline at some point. That is expected. One shouldn't receive a notice that "Storage System Node Status Is Error ". SI should know that an upgrade is being performed, so it doesn't n...
about 1 year ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Future consideration

Easier filters for logical and physical switches in Storage Insights

Add an easier way to filter logical and physical switches when viewing in Storage Insights. There is a column called "virtual" with a yes/no answer that can help you sort the list. That helps you separate them from each other, but they are all sti...
7 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Future consideration

Option to suppress unmonitored switches in Storage Insights

Switches attached to other monitored switches are displayed in Storage Insights as not monitored unless the credentials match the switch that was added. The switch must also be a switch type that Storage Insights can monitor. Add an option to supp...
7 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Future consideration

Storage Insights should close out Advisor Recommendations once the issue is resolved

For example in Storage Insights we have Advisor notifications for "Software Update Recommendation" and if we open the notification it still lists the "Current Level" as the old level before we upgraded the systems some weeks ago. I would like to s...
9 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 1 Future consideration

Add the ability to track licensing of SCU and TiB in Storage Insights

With the move to adopt SI and eliminate the need for an on-prem Spectrum Control instance, one area that we cannot track in SI is Licensing. Today in Control we can list out all 4 tiers and usage of SCU and TiB. This report is useful for yearly su...
about 1 year ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Future consideration

ability to use SSH for Brocade switches

The current way to add brocade switch/fabrics is only by HTTP or HTTPS. Without the ability to use SSH we can not use Insights features since HTTP and HTTPS has been disabled in our environment.
5 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 0 Future consideration

Drive reporting for SI

IBM sometimes releases FLASHes for drive firmware issues. Although the Advisor should catch this, there isn't a simple way to generate reports for all drives known to SI. The only method for doing this appears to be to create a drive report for ea...
6 months ago in IBM Storage Insights 1 Future consideration