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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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CSM certificate processing

We have just upgraded CSM from 6.2.0 to 6.2.7 and during that upgrade we found that for the host connections none of them would connect due to a TLS handshake issue (case TS003534863 was opened). The issue was that we needed to import the lpars ce...
over 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Need SNMPv3 support in CSM

My customer is moving his monitoring tool to SNMPv3 and he would like to monitor CSM also with SNMPv3 so he's requesting CSM to support SNMPv3.
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Support for non paged mechanism in IBM CSM Flash Copy Manager for z/OS (CSMFCM)

The CSMFCM does not have a non paged mechanism that can survive a freeze. If the page disks are in the configuration the CSMFCM itself get frozen and therefore could not issue the thaw. Therefore it falls on the hardware ELB for the thaw to occur.
almost 6 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM API token generation without a user ID & password

Using CSM API, we are planning to manage our recovery procedures. But the major roadblock is password generation for CSM. Because of audit concerns we cannot have a static password for a ID. So, because of this, we are unable to make the procedure...
almost 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

z/VM support on CSM

Currently z/VM support is managed only via GDPS using xDR proxies (SA MP). We are running lot of applications on zVM but the binaries for z/Linux on IBM disk is minimal and the application data is from a different storage hardware and only for the...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 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

Improve CSMCLI framework to simplify scripting

Currently the CSMCLI framework has some weird and inconsistent behavior how error messages and return codes are being returned to the caller. This makes customized scripting difficult because for each scripting platform a comprehensive CSMCLI wrap...
over 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM triggered backup of logs -feature add

CSM should trigger automatic backup of logs to files in case of a critical event related to replication occurs. Reason to request this feature >CSM logs are getting overwritten in a very short period of time that critical events disappear from ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

CSM Should have the ability to specify password complexity options

CSM does not provide the ability to specify and enforce, the complexity of password (in non-AD mode). For example: minimum length, include numeric, at least 1 upper case, etc.
almost 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

Adjust CSM panel scroll windows with Browser window size and support filters

There are a couple of panels in CSM GUI which do not adjust their scroll list window size to the browser window size. This results in small CSM scroll windows which may contain very long lists although there is plenty of white space in the browser...
about 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration