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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 20, 2020

Enable dsmreconcile to run on arbitrary HSM nodes

We are currently developing a large archive solution based on IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management. In the particular setup we make heavy use of the Multiserver functionality of ISP for Space Management for scalability reasons.

While developing a scalable reconcile procedure where we drive multiple dsmreconcile processes for different servers in parallel using the ISS policy engine, we noticed that dsmreconcile can only run on the current HSM Owner Node.

We would like IBM to remove this limitation and provide the possibility of running dsmreconcile on any HSM node, so we can scale dsmreconcile processes (for multiple servers) accross multipe nodes in parallel.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2020

    This request may not be delivered within the release currently under development, but the theme is aligned with the current multi-year strategy. IBM may consider and evaluate any RFE Community feedback for this request through activities such as voting. IBM will update this request in the future.