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Spectrum Protect Snapshot

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Improve Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Unix to leverage Oracle BCT for offloaded tape backups

Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Oracle supports mounting a FlashCopy target set to a backup server (auxiliary server) and to perform rman incremental level 1 offloads to a Spectrum Protect server from there. In order to identify the changed blocks i...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Future consideration

VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) - SP for VE support

My customer has deployed a new vCenter on Amazon Web Services, using VMWare on Cloud (VMC) as hypervisor. They are already migrating onpremise production machines to this environment, but even following KB https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/10...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

Support VMware 6.5 and SVC v8.2 with FCM 4.1.6

Require support for FCM/TSM4VE 4.1.6/7.1.6 with VMware ESX 6.5 and SVC 8.2.x
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Not under consideration

FCM VMware: Provide ability to specify multiple values of MAX_VERSIONS for a group of datastores for XIV

We need to ability to customize MAX_VERSIONS for a group of datastores for XIV. We are limited to only one MAX_VERSIONS parm with XIV.
over 9 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 3 Not under consideration

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshots 4.1.6 support VMware 6.5

The customer HDI Seguros have IBM FlashSystem 7200 and IBM Spectrum control. They need create snapshots with an schedule with retentions. So, they need to use IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshots for this Use case. They Have VMware 6.5 and Oracle DB.
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

SVCDTA FlashCopy Target must be mirrored, if source volumes are mirrored

We have an open Complaint AK2872.To solve this complaint we have to migrate to SVCDTA in FlashCopy Manager.Wwe get the problem adressed in the PMR for our critical luns..
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 1 Not under consideration

LVM mirror support within a single storage system, also without backup server.

We have a clustered pair of V7000 Gen3's which I would like to use with SPS for DB2 database snapshots. SPS does not currently support either hyperswap volumes, or LVM mirroring of two volumes on the same storage system (copies of which would resi...
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Hyperswap support for Spectrum Protect Snapshot

We have a clustered pair of V7000 Gen3's which I would like to use with SPS for DB2 database snapshots. SPS does not currently support either hyperswap volumes, or LVM mirroring of two volumes on the same storage system (copies of which would resi...
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

FCM Oracle: Possibility to let RMAN control FCM Backups (and to see them in OEM)

Today with FCM 4.1, FCM's disk only backups cannot be seen in RMAN (Oracles Standard Backup Interface).This RFE is to implement a new interface in order to see FCM Backups in RMAN and Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
almost 10 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 2 Not under consideration

Support for Linux on IBM z Systems

Support for Linux on IBM z Systems is needed for DB2 ACS invoking IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot - formerly IBMTivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager.
about 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Flashcopy Manager 0 Not under consideration