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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 10, 2024

Get SOBAR supported for Spectrum Archive Disaster Recovery

We use SOBAR to backup metadata of all data that is going to Storage Archive. This is the only way to be able to recover data that was migrated to
Storage Archive and recover this data when a disaster happens.

In our use case we have an active archive and a deep archive. All data in the active archive is being backed up with Storage Protect. Data in the deep Archive however
is WORM protected and is written to two libraries on 2 different locations. To protect our self against disaster we do create a SOBAR backup of the metadata, but officially
this is not supported. This is we think better then have nothing at all.

Please help us by getting this supported in Storage Scale!!

Idea priority Urgent