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IBM Spectrum Control

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Refresh support for HPE 3PAR/StorServ

Update current support for HPE 3PAR (StorServ) to support devices with newer firmware/SMI-S agents
almost 6 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Planned for future release

Spectrum Control Storage Consumer report does not work when using DRP on SVC

Storage consumer report can use Capcacity or Allocated Spaces on volumes when generating a report. Allocated space on a volume is not counted when using DRP (Data Reduction Pool) on a storage system and reported as 0. It is not possible to determi...
over 4 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Control not capturing real time hardware failures from DS8800

we noticed our installed spectrum control isn't capturing real time failures from our enrolled IBM DS8k storage systems. cable and drive failures are not captured. kindly help optimize this so we can easily monitor our storages from the spectrum c...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Values also in "extents" in Spectrum Control capacity reports

Actually, the capacity reports provided by Spectrum Control have values only expressed in GiB. Since they are normally also available in extents (for example in the DS8000) it would be useful to have them also with this unit of measurement, adding...
about 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Under review

Probes fail against Brocade Switches (v9.0.0b)

v.5.4.2: Unable to Probe Brocade Switches (v9.0.0b) - java.lang.NullPointerException/RestBrocadeSwitchProbe.run()] [ERROR] Error writing protobuf to ProbeOutput file
over 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Is a defect

Spectrum Contol and Dell/EMC VPLEX

We would like to Spectrum Control to monitor Dell/EMC VPLEX. We use SC to monitor most of our IBM Storwize/SVC installations. We use performance monitor to look at performance statistics and array monitoring for alerting, reporting and billing. We...
about 6 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Future consideration

Tooling for updating device login credentials from outside Spectrum Control

I need a method for programmatic management of the login credentials of devices managed by Spectrum Control. Security best practice requires that the passwords/keys are regularly changed.changing through the GUI for even a moderate number of devic...
almost 5 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Future consideration

User credentials(Username/password) visible in plain-text

As per Bank's IS policy/regulatory guidelines , sensitive information like username/password should to encrypted end to end. However in IBM products, SKLM(IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager) and IBM Spectrum Control., these sensitive info...
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 1 Under review

Change of IBM Spectrum Control Common User after installation

We would like to have the functionality to change Spectrum Control Common User after the software is installed and running for several years.
over 2 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review

Parameterization of the port (2443 default) used by the Spectrum Control for the configuration of Hitachi storages

I have to integrate a hitachi VSP G700 and G900 storage in Spectrum Control, but I have a problem because the default port 2443 of the hitachi Command Suite when the client installed it changed to 443 and 2443 port is not available. The request is...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Under review