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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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CSM scheduledtask based on calendar day

We need scheduling at specific calendar day/timeSelecting single or multiple day
over 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Needs more information

CSM support scheduled task for longer period

Scheduled task only support hourly, daily and weekly now, would like to extend the support to monthly and yearly.
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

CSM To have options in GUI to export and import Web Certificates

Requesting there to be functionality within the CSM application in order to export and import the web certificates used by the CSM web GUI. I had raised the mentioned PMR to inquire about the process as it was not included in the documentation I c...
almost 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM To Include the System and Path for any Alert Message About Paths

Please include the system and the path in any email notifications about paths. Also these messages should be logged to the console as well as being sent in email.
about 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

ELB not managed by TPC/R

For an effective and convenient management of a DS8000 replication environment, it would be very useful if TPC-R could manage ELB timeout for every LCU/LSS in a MM/MGM environment. In fact, a clear display of this parameter for the session (e.g. t...
about 11 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Future consideration

Consolidate multiple HW event messages affecting the same session in short time frame

While running a secondary migration of GDPS managed GM or MM pairs, there is the step after running the Prepare for Secondary Migration was processed. This is where the external DR/CG solution should suspend the pairs before executing the Perform ...
8 months ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

Have CSM alert when ADMIN password expires

Today when ADMIN password expires on the DS8K (typically after the default of 90 days), CSM will stop working and you cannot directly see what is the issue. It is reported in CSM as connection error. I suggest we get a notification - maybe a few d...
over 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 2 Not under consideration

Site locations to inherit the location of the devices

Have sessions inherit the site locations that are configured for the devices that are involved in the session. Currently the site locations are custom fields that could be set to any text. You can select any location even ones that don't match the...
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM Incremental Flashcopy Options

Global Mirror Either Direction w/ Two Site Practice. We have the incremental option switched on in the session properties for 'H1-I1 and H2-I2 Options'.This is to allow us to take a daily flashcopy to the H2 volumes at the remote site. A full back...
over 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

Improve SVC/Virtualize FC session capabilities

SVC/Virtualize FC sessions in CSM provide just basic capabilities for FC management. This limits users for building more complex FC solutions or provisioning capabilities. Especially when using Space Efficient volumes, or when cascaded / multi-tar...
about 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration