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IBM TS4500 Tape Library

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SNMP v3 support for TS4500

Security hardening
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Security enhancement to the TS4500 CLI tool

I would like to request a security enhancement to the TS4500 CLI tool to support authentication credentials to be read from a file on disk of the workstation. Today, typical TS4500 CLI usage is something like this:# java -jar /opt/TS4500/TS4500CLI...
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 2 Functionality already exists

Add support for direct attached tape by updating the interface to adhere to more recent standards (Fibre Channel, Ethernet, iSCSI) to support standalone connection to Power10

Currently the external tape drive supports 8Gb/s Fibre Channel which is N-3. Updating to 16Gb/s or 32Gb/s or 64Gb/s as well as adding support for Ethernet and iSCSI connectivity is required. This will enable greater flexibility, resiliency and per...
almost 2 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 3 Planned for future release

make the TS4500 network 172.31.1.x changeable for all octets

Let make changeable the customer the hole IP address of the TSSC network 172.31.1.x/24 inte of only the last octet.
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Add LTO lcd display to drives view

Add a column to drives view that shows the LCD status digit for LTO drives.
over 4 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Future consideration

TS4500 LDAP auth has a flaw

User authentication up against LDAP does not work in our environment. The reason for that is that we have brackets in our AD users Display Name. That issue was discovered in IBM case TS005232687It is not an option to delete the brackets in our AD ...
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Tape libraries (TS4500, TS4300, TS3200, TS3310, and TS3500) to use DNS name for encryption servers instead of IP

Tape libraries (TS4500, TS4300, TS3200, TS3310, and TS3500) use IP for encryption server and we would like tape libraries to use DNS name so that it is transparent when IP changes on SKLM servers.
over 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

REST API access to TS4500 drive display codes

REST API for TS4500 drive list to include tape drive display codes for enterprise drives. This could be limited to only be shown when the specific /v1/drives/<sn> URL endpoint is used, rather than listing them for all drives (/v1/drives) - t...
about 4 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Future consideration

Don't send alerts for tape drives cleaning in the library that it automatically has cleaned.

We got this alerts. "Job 521576/QSYS/QTAPARB Device NDCMLB02 needs to be cleaned. Cause . . . . . : The tape drive read/write heads have become dirty and need to be cleaned. Recovery . . . : Clean drive NDCMLB02 by following recommended cleaning...
almost 2 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

RestAPI to be able to set priority verification for a tape volume for Media Verification.

Requestion the ability to set priority verification on a tape volume via the Rest API.
almost 3 years ago in IBM TS4500 Tape Library 0 Future consideration