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TSM FastBack for Workstations

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User specified encryption password for data when using TSM backend

Add possibility to let user specify data encryption password when TSM server is being used as back-end - in order to ensure that data only can be restored by someone that knows the password.It should be possible to set the encryption password via ...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 1 Not under consideration

Correction of data usage on remote storage needed

When using TSM as remote storage for FB4WKS/CDP4Files, the amount of data being used as reported by the client does not match the number from the occupancy report in TSM.This is not an optimal solution, if clients are billed based on the number of...
over 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 2 Not under consideration

Tivoli Central Console shows Wrong Data

TSM FastBack for Workstations Central Administration Console does not show the correct data.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 2 Not under consideration

Want to have multiuser backup/restore feature in IBM Spectrum Protect for Workstaion software

Wants to have multiuser backup/restore feature in IBM Spectrum Protect Workstation/IBM Tivoli Fastback for Workstation software as Bank of India customer wants this feature in the backup tool where any user can use any PC as per baking policy.
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 1 Not under consideration

Wants to generate backup report in pdf format instead of xml -IBM fastback for workstations central administration console

Not able to download/export backup report in PDF format(giving option to download report in XML format) from Fastback Workstation Administration Console. This is primary requirement of customer(Bank of India).
almost 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 1 Not under consideration

FB4W compression and subfile copy enable

Compression and Sub-File Copy features are not working simultaneously in FB4W Client
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 1 Not under consideration

Storage size does not consider full values

The storage used is very misleading. For example if the remote storage is 7.62 GB, it shows as &GB. We need accurate numbers for checking the usage.
almost 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 1 Not under consideration

Delete Files when remote storage is full (when WaitIFRemoteFull is set)

When remote storage is full and WaitIFRemoteISFull is set to prevent loss of older files, there is no other way to resolve that situation than increase the remote storage. If the user has deleted files, there is still a change to purge such files ...
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 2 Not under consideration

Commandline restore

Commandline Restore Feature for recovering user data after reinstalling or replacing computer. Parameters needed:- server\share- oldcomputer - filter (select file e.g. "D\dir\dir")- overwrite (0 means do not overwrite newer files)
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 2 Not under consideration

Fastback CDP for Mac clients

Currently, Fastback for workstations only supports Windows. The feedback on the product is excellent from an ease of use perspective as an end-user as well as from an administrator. For environments that utilize Mac laptops, however, the only solu...
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM FastBack for Workstations 2 Not under consideration