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Sync Snapshot information marked for deletion or deleted from the SPS side with the FlashSystem

Currently, When we execute command "./fcmcli -f inquire_detail" the list of all the snapshots taken by the SPS is displayed. CASE 1 : In case of the parameter MAX_VERSIONS when the new snapshot is taken, automatically older snapshot version exceed...
4 days ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Spectrum Protect Snapshot should recognize AIX LVM mirror setup after restore

The customer operates multiple IBM Db2 databases on the AIX platform using LVM mirrored volumes.For performance reasons, specific LV to hdisk mappings are configured inside of the volume groups.Snapshot backups are created by IBM Spectrum Protect ...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Spectrum CDM Deployment on MS Hyper-V Virtualization

We're working with LULU for their SAP HANA requirement and proposing Spectrum CDM to fulfill their App/DB consistent snapshots for the mentioned retention period here Every 2 hours snapshot for Prod Infra with 7 days retention (12x7= 82 flashcopie...
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 4 Future consideration

I would like VGS to be added to SPS

Goodday As part of our Oracle in a SAP environment landscape we do bi-weekly refreshes of PROD onto a QA system. We also get ad-hoc requests for other clones as well as clones for Projects that means we need to keep a snapshot around for 6-12 mont...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

Support for Domino Protect for Mail (TDP) for Ubuntu

Domino is supported on a range of Linux operating-systems. But this requires also backup solutions to be available for those Linux platforms. Domino on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is getting more and more attraction and should be supported b TDP.
4 months ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Under review

Spectrum Protect Snapshot - Support with HyperSwap Volumes

Hi Team I have a customer who is looking for support for FlashCopy Manager (Spectrum Protect Snapshot) with HyperSwap volumes. From the link below I see that it is not currently supported:http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21455924 T...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

Flashcopy Mgr to support multiple storages of same kind

Flashcopy Mgr currently dont support to take snapshots from multiple storages. We would like it to be able to take snapshots from more than one storage device. The XIV product is supporting cross-consistency groups, meaning that you can have volum...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 0 Not under consideration

FCM for VMware: Linux In-Guest Application Consistency

This enhancement request describes an important and very customer relevant improvement of the backup mechanisms of Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (TSMfVE) and Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager (FCMfVE). The existing support to gene...
over 10 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

SVCDTA volumes with same Preferred Node As source

We are creating snapshot on Flashsytem 7200 using a SVCDTA configuration;volumes are created automatically but not on the same preferred node as the source volume. According IBM to IBM best practices (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/flashcopy-co...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

SVCDTA DB2 cancel restore

When restore of DB2 is executed, there is no possibility to cancel restore and try with another one, until restore is completed in background.We use NOCOPY option for backup. FMM19183E IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot adapter for the SAN Volume Contr...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum Protect Snapshot / Product functionality 1 Future consideration