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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 8, 2012

Storage Agent configuration similar to perform libaction, except using fewer paths

Need a path configuration tool for the Storage Agent that works similar to perform libaction, but would only define drives that are seen by the storage agent machine.

Manual path definition outline From Kai Asher:
For example all of the following commands could be issued from the LM:

(obtain the QUERY SAN output for STA1, but command issued on the LM via command routing)

(obtain the QUERY DRIVE output for LM, no command routing)

(define the appropriate path on the LM, no command routing.

The part we do not have is a script that can compare command outputs and match the drive serial number from Query SAN on the Storage Agent to the Query drive F=d command on the library manager, then build the proper define path command using the drive name.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 12, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Storage
    Product - Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Family

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Tivoli
    Product family - Storage
    Product - Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Family

  • Guest
    Apr 10, 2013

    Thank you for submitting the request. This is a recognized requirement and a solution appears to be desirable. This request is not in a committed release plan for next year,
    but the theme is aligned with our multi-year strategy, and will be a candidate for our future release. IBM’s plans may change and no commitment is made that a solution will be provided.