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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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RPO Monitoring by using the CSM status

The RPO is monitoring in a CSM Global Mirror session by using RPO alerts, according to warning and severe level thresholds. When RPO warning level is reached an IWNR2751W message will be seen in the CSM console log, and when RPO severe level is re...
about 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 4 Not under 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

Use the logged on User ID from the CSM GUI for authority checking rather than the STC user from the CSM Server

If an update is made from the (e.g.) portpairing.csv from the CSM Web Interface (Version 6.2.8) there is no security checking whether if this user has the necessary permission to update this file. The update will be with the STC User from the CSM ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 6 Not under 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

Include a section with fix number and description of fixes in the release notes

One of my customers opened a support case for an issue with CSM, the Support team found out they hit a bug in CSM and suggested to upgrade the CSM to a newer version (6.3.6.0) that included the fix, but they were not able to find any information i...
about 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Not under consideration

Provide connectivity from the CSM to the arrays when IP network is gone

In a worst case, Have the ability to perform a restore is the IP Network is unavailable. Have the ability to 'hardwire' a server running CSM to connect and communicate with the array to perform backup and restore.
about 1 year ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM ability for more than two CSM servers in configuration sharing a common database and staying in synch. Active/Active

3. The ability two have more than two Servers actively sharing the same CSM database. As an Active/Active instead of an Active/Standby configuration. The ability to have more than two servers join the same CSM configuration and stay in Synch with ...
over 5 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration