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IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem

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V7000 does not permit changing of the SSL Certificate

Requesting the ability to deploy an SSL certificate created by a trusted Certificate Authority. V7K does not permit changing of the SSL certificate. All that is permitted is a regeneration of the certificate via the chsystem! -regensslcert command.
over 9 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 2 Not under consideration

V7000 KMIP Compliance

The implementation of any data at rest encryption capability/scheme using an external key manager for V7000/SVC should be via a KMIP compliant protocol rather than a proprietary TKLM only protocol
over 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 2 Not under consideration

Account Security Features added to Storwize V7000 - Password Based Authentication

Our IBM GBS team have been required on multiple Public Sector projects, specifically CMS HIGLAS, that are required to meet all the organization security requirement, (DoD, etc.) with the storage and SAN hardware. Being unable to comply with a secu...
almost 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 2 Not under consideration

V7000 Comprestimator

Rolling out the comprestimator tool on individual hosts is difficult and time-consuming. Making the functionality available to the V7000 engine itself would allow much easier analysis of the benefits and vdisk candidates for compression
over 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 1 Not under consideration

Account Security Features added to Storwize V7000 - Unsuccessful Login Attempts Notifcation

Our IBM GBS team have been required on multiple Public Sector projects, specifically CMS HIGLAS, that are required to meet all the organization security requirement, (DoD, etc.) with the storage and SAN hardware. Being unable to comply with a secu...
almost 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 2 Not under consideration

V7000 Host groups and aliases

The V7000 doesn't have host groups or wwpn aliases. Currently you can create a host and assign wwpns to it, then map luns to the host. First off it would be nice to provide a human readable alias for each wwpn, so it's easy to now which is which. ...
about 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 4 Not under consideration

V7000 - Individual Accountability (SYS4985)

Improve Userid security/ individual accountability in IBM Storage Devices
over 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 4 Not under consideration

Need GUI wizard to perform reverse FlashCopy

Need ability in GUI to restore a FlashCopy snapshot quickly and easily. As it is today it is not even obvious you can do this in the GUI but even if you know it can be done the flow doesn't make sense and if select the default type of FC mapping, ...
almost 11 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 2 Not under consideration

Host group object (Cluster / Farm)

Host group object (Cluster / Farm) and Host port description
almost 12 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 3 Not under consideration

Host group object (Cluster / Farm)

Host group object (Cluster / Farm) and Host port description
almost 12 years ago in IBM Spectrum Virtualize / FlashSystem 3 Not under consideration