IBM Spectrum Control V5.2.15: Edit resource locations in bulk and use Cognos BI to report on capacity by location
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Watch this video to see how you can quickly set the location for your storage systems and then use the Cognos® Business Intelligence tool to create a report which shows the storage capacity by location.
Let's cut to the chase
As a storage administrator, you want to configure the properties of your storage resources so that you can filter or sort the resources in the GUI or in an external application if you export the data.
Previously, you modified the properties of each resource individually.
Now in IBM
This function is also available in the #cloud based offering, IBM
Consider the following scenario:
You want to add the location for all your storage systems so that you can create a report which shows your storage capacity, grouped by data center location.
Now, you can use
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