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IBM Spectrum Control

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Support ISC running on VMware ESXi 8.0

According to the support page, VMware ESXi 5.5.x, 6.0.x, 6.5.x, 6.7.x, 7.0.x are supported but not ESXi 8.0.x IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.x - Server Platforms For lon...
3 months ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Submitted

IBM Spectrum Control - Alerts - Ability to Schedule Non-triggering Time Windows

Customers have backup windows during which a lot of alerts are triggered. Too many alerts causes customers to ignore all the alerts altogether even those that are triggerred during normal business hours. It would be great if we had the capability ...
over 7 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 2 Future consideration

Spectrum Scale performance data collection with non root user in Spectrum Control

When Spectrum Scale/ESS storage is added using non root user, performance data shows "Not Supported".Only root user can pull performance data in current design. There have been some requirement using "non root" user.
almost 4 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 3 Future consideration

Differential alerts

Customer would like to receive not only static alerts (eg. data rate > 1 MB/sec) but also differential alerts (eg. data rate increased by more than 20% over the last week). They would like in particular to receive such alerts at consolidated le...
8 months ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Submitted

Currently there is no way to visualize "Virtual Backup capacity" , in Safaguarded copy in DS8950F .

As SGC is a the next evolution of secured backup, should be valuable if spectrum Control can give
10 months ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Submitted

Easier filters for logical and physical switches in Spectrum Control

Add an easier way to filter logical and physical switches when viewing in Spectrum Control. There is a column called "virtual" with a yes/no answer that can help you sort the list. That helps you separate them from each other, but they are all sti...
7 months ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Submitted

Option to suppress unmonitored switches

Switches attached to other monitored switches are displayed in Spectrum Control as unmonitored unless the credentials match the switch that was added. The switch must also be a switch type that Spectrum Control can monitor. Add an option to suppre...
7 months ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Submitted

VMware VM I/O Performance data should be available

Today TPC/VSC offers agentless integration with VMware ESX, however no performance data, other than the SAN volumes or ports that the ESX server is using are recorded. I would like to see TPC record basic virtual machine I/O performance data for V...
over 10 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 5 Future consideration

zHyperlink performance monitoring

Spectrum Control is a tool that customer use to manage their capacity, performance and other metrics of Storage environments. Although the Tool/Software have a lot of functions, I realized the zHyperlink performance monitoring aren't one of their ...
over 4 years ago in IBM Spectrum Control 3 Future consideration

LDAP - implement nested groups support

Enterprise environments that implement LDAP need to support LDAP nested groups.
over 1 year ago in IBM Spectrum Control 0 Future consideration