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IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem

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Add product_id to display on gui Pools, Internal storage

I am looking at this site: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/873170 There is nothing there to tie my drives on my FS7300 running 8.5.0.10 to anything on that site. I am trying to use the GUI. I go into Pools, Internal Storage. I even tried to...
about 2 months ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 0 Under review

Allow CSI driver for Flashsystem to define PortSet

The client is using FS9500 to automatically provision Block Storage to BareMetal Openshift servers through the IBM CSI Driver.As a shared infrastructure the client has deployed separated private network for each OCP cluster with Portsets.Today the...
3 months ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 0 Under review

Safeguarded Copy for IBM FlashSystem enhanced scheduling

Customers like to schedule Safeguarded Copy for IBM FlashSystem with a daytime granularity. For example, they like to schedule some copies only during working hours or working days.The copies' refresh counting must be based only on the hours/days ...
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 0 Planned for future release

Automatic Reclaim for VMWare Volumes in Standard Pools

• Thick at host• Thin at storage• Space reclamation is not working on Standalone Storage Affects multiple clients; results in manual re-thinning (which is significant work) needed for accurate billing. This works automatically for virtualized pool...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 1 Future consideration

Enable for storage pool utilizations three different threshold limits, which can set at the same time

Hello IBM-team,can you please enable for SVC storage pool utilizations three different threshold limits, which can set at the same time ?The goal is: generate warning events at three different storage pool utilization levels, which can individuall...
about 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 3 Future consideration

ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svcinfo_command module to have filtervalue options available for use

The ability to have the filtervalue option available would enable searching through lsvdisk to be a much more efficient when it comes to utilising the Ansible Collection. It would reduce the dependency on having to handle the large output from an ...
3 months ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 0 Under review

Realization of FlashCopy restore(reverse FlashCopy) while keeping 3-site HyperSwap relationships

One limitation at this time is that the 3-site HyperSwap relationship must be deleted to perform a reverse FlashCopy, in which case the 3-site HS is reconfigured to cause an initial copy. Reverse FlashCopy are used as one of the normal operationa...
12 months ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 1 Planned for future release

non-destructive later-on encryption activation

When customers decide not to buy encryption enablement right away with a new FlashSystem but later on because eg they get this as a new requirement or change in corporate policy, they need to destroy all data on the system and re-create arrays to ...
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 1 Future consideration

FlashSystem intelligent QoS

Although FlashSystem / Spectrum Virtualize have the capability of do throttling of IOPS and MBps to a specific LUN or Pool, I have more than one customer that would like to have the capability of specify SLO, for example, implement QoS with differ...
over 1 year ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 4 Not under consideration

Log events when there are high numbers of CRC errors recorded on FC ports, low SFP power.

Large amounts of crc errors or FC ports with low power will impact the ability to serve data to hosts. We had a very obscure issue recently that was caused by a san switch SFP that had low TX power. Deep in the logs of the storage, there were erro...
about 1 year ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 1 Not under consideration