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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 10, 2020

Spectrum Protect prevent massive deletion from client side

In today's world, more than ever we are tracking any kind of destructive operation. Command approval feature recently added prevent the SP admin to do massive data deletion from server side but we are still lacking the same protection mechanism if the deletion is triggered by the client itself ( baclient or tdp). eventhough the backdelete and archdelete options exists, it is not compatible with all backup workload such as DP for DB2, DP for Oracle, DP for SQL and may be few others. What we would need is a mechanism that prevent client to delete all the data or/and to have a mechanism that detects such deletion pattern to prevent it, or at least to inform that it is going to happen. And, why not , integrating this to the command approval.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Oct 11, 2021

    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.