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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM TS7700
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 20, 2023

Add duplicate volser tolerance to copy export merge and cluster/grid merge process

I attached a präsentation about this requirement

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Apr 17, 2023

    The copy export process for safeguarded tape in a TS7700 environment can be implemented with existing methods today. However, the recovery process for copy exported tapes requires a single standalone cluster today. Because of this design, the copy export process already requires to have copies of ALL virtual volumes in the grid in the copy export cluster. This is typically true in a two-way grid, but not in a four-way grid like HUK's. The client requests to have the ability to a) perform copy export on multiple clusters and b) to be able to restore clusters individually and c) merge them again into a grid after the recovery to avoid the lengthy process (four to six weeks estimated) of re-distribution of the data in the grid using COPYRFSH.