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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 26, 2019

Backing-Out CSM upgrade on DS8K Box.

1. The ability to revert/back-out/uninstall a CSM upgrade on a DS8K machine and reinstate the CSM server software that was just overlaid with the new code.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 17, 2019

    When CSM upgrades the database may be upgraded depending on the release. So as a rule we do not allow you to downgrade CSM even when not running on the 8k HMC. Customers can run the Make Backup option to keep backups at the various levels however it would currently take a PFE to apply the older backup db to the HMC as CSM cannot upload files to the HMC.

    Will need to try to work with the DS8000 team to see if there is a way to provide this request. But due to security concerns there may not be.