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Number of votes Request headline and description

32
votes

CSMCLI option to add -Xquickstart parameter in the csmcli.sh

My quick test result shows that adding -Xquickstart at JAVA invocation in the csmcli.sh can reduce the elapsed time (15%) of the csmcli batch job and the zIIP/CPU usage (10-25%) because this parameter...

Delivered

30
votes

CSM - Syslog enabled

We would like to have CSM syslog enabled with all IWN* messages indexed and searchable.

Delivered

22
votes

Ability to clear SCSI-Reservations on DS8K Volumes with CSM during Practice...

Client is using CSM session type 'Global Mirror Failover/Failback with Practice' volumes. On completion of a DR test SCSI-Reservation persist on the H2 volumes causing subsequent DR tests to fail. At...

Delivered

22
votes

CSM - Email alerts for dual access control

We would like to have the option to enable email alerts for certain dual access control groups.

Uncommitted Candidate

22
votes

CSM - Change dual access control options

We would like to have the option to enable dual access control for different operations and different user groups.

Uncommitted Candidate

21
votes

Need capabilities to help identifying CSM session dependencies/intersection...

CSM customers who require sharing of common resources across sessions need to have capability to identify which sessions are dependent of each other. Such common resources that cause operational depe...

Delivered

20
votes

Adding an option for CSM FC session to assimilate the FlashCopy relationshi...

A customer can use DS8K RemotePair(Preserve Mirror) FlashCopy setting on CSM FC session's H1-T1 options. If they set this option with 'Incremental' option, when they do 'Flash' on FC session, DS8K cr...

Delivered

19
votes

CSM does not show single failed PPRC path in overview console

CSM console is the main Monitoring tool for all z/OS storage related issues. Recently, we lost one of the PPRC paths but this error was not visible in the overview console. The seesion overview consol...

Uncommitted Candidate

17
votes

Secure all of Copy Services Manager for z/OS via SAF

SAF Access Currently the Copy Services Manager product that we are using, that is installed and running under z/OS, is accessed and governed by a GUI via a web browser with the appropriate IP address...

Uncommitted Candidate

16
votes

add user role for automation

We are looking for a way to use Dual Control in CSM, while also having auto-provisioning manage the creation and removal of copysets and sessions. The issue is that dual control is in the way automa...

Delivered

13
votes

Enable CSM issuing "suspend" command in one session across multiple session...

One customer in Japan, uses CSM in MGM with Hyperswap environments, and the customer plans to migrate from MGM to GM with DS8K replace <Current environment>  CSM sessionA;  Session Type: Metro Global...

Delivered

13
votes

PMIR setting just after pprcfailover or adding new command to set PMIR sett...

One customer in Japan has a plan to use z/OS HyperSwap and Global Mirror in their new system environment at the new data center. Their main application is built on zDb2 and they want to use FCIC to ta...

Delivered

13
votes

z/OS HyperSwap and Concurrent Copy

After a HyperSwap, the command "Start H2->H1" (Start H1->H2 respectively) will fail if there a active Concurrent Copy Sessions on secondaries (former primaries). CSM will show error IWNR2108E RC 0F13....

Uncommitted Candidate

13
votes

CSM H3 Locking Mechanism

Locking Mechanism Currently we are able to run CSM commands via batch, for example to flash a collection of volumes from source to target (in this case from H1 to H3). As we have practice volumes (H3...

Delivered

13
votes

CSM Alerts

We need a way to properly manage the CSM alerts so the appropriate support staff are notified.

Delivered


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95 delivered


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1210 votes
405 comments