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IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM)

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Add Dynamic Volume Expansion capability

Dynamic volume expansion requires many manual steps when the volume(s) to be expanded are in a copy services relationship. CSM has all the information necessary to facilitate this process for a client. My client requests that CSM handle the end to...
over 7 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

CSM - add 'if then' functionality to a scheduled task

Client wants a scheduled task to be able to determine the active host and issue commands to the active host
almost 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

DB2 | Consistent Copy | CDM | Safeguarded Copy

DB2 is an IBM database that is critical to many buisnesses - recoveryability from an immutable copy following a cyber threat is key to a business surviving. IBM currently does not support DB2 in it's own cyber vault story.
almost 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 3 Not under consideration

Implementation from the authenticated way to send EMails from CSM

At the moment CSM is not ready to use an authenticated way to send Mails. CSM should implement this possibility at their GUI to use an User + password for their mail Notifications.
almost 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Enable TLS encryption as default for Mail Notifications

As default, it is not possible to use the Mail Notifications from (e.g.) CSM 6.2.8 to send mails with TLS encryption. If you contact an Exchange Server where sending from E-Mails without encryption is not allowed, you got during SMTP Server setup ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

CSM TOCHECK ON HDS HYPERSWAP that a copy destination of 1 LCU does not come from more than 4 source LCUs

CSM team confirmed that per current design there is a check made by CSM that one source LCU has no more than 4 target, but there is not a check made into the opposite direction that a copy destination of 1 LCU does not come from more than 4 source...
about 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration

MGM RPO graphs embedded in CSM GUI

We have 19 x DS8000 MGM sessions. All of them are managed by CSM.We need a graph (one for each MGM session) ,embedded in CSM GUI, with RPO behaviour over time.We are an outsourcer for banks and customers are asking us to certify the RPO over the t...
over 8 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 5 Planned for future release

Allow deletion of csmadmin local ID

The csmadmin local ID comes back after being deleted (post server reboot). It is also not possible to delete this ID. Please allow the customer to delete this ID permanently.
about 2 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Not under consideration

Support for CSM assimilating correctly a Safeguarded Copy session that has a recovery relationship onto an new CSM server

CSM should be able to assimilate correctly a complete Safeguarded Copy session that has a recovery relationship established and is in "Target Available state onto a new from scratch installed CSM server. Currently CSM is only able to assimilate th...
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 0 Future consideration

Multiple Flashcopies per volume set.

Allow multiple Flashcopies to be taken that aren't directly tied to a set of volumes at Flashcopy point and time. Take the Flashcopy and use space from the storage pool, allow for multiple copies to exist for each replication session.
over 3 years ago in IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) 1 Future consideration