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Number of votes Request headline and description

14
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...

Uncommitted Candidate

10
votes

User Exit to be utilized for application consistency volume copies

In order to have application-consistent volume copies, the product should provide a user exit before and after a task for FlashCopy and/or Remote Copy in conjunction with IBM Spectrum Virtualize. Thos...

Uncommitted Candidate

8
votes

Remove ESSNI queries if HDS storage is used

During the log check you see thousands of ESSNI connection errors like this: 2020-09-09 00:24:35.200+02:00 CSMSEC-4AB9 ERROR: java.lang.String.getESSNIConnection(): connectionLocation not found i...

Declined

5
votes

Improve SVC/Virtualize FC session capabilities

SVC/Virtualize FC sessions in CSM provide just basic capabilities for FC management. This limits users for building more complex FC solutions or provisioning capabilities. Especially when using Space ...

Uncommitted Candidate

5
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...

Uncommitted Candidate

4
votes

Need SNMPv3 support in CSM

My customer is moving his monitoring tool to SNMPv3 and he would like to monitor CSM also with SNMPv3 so he's requesting CSM to support SNMPv3.

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

Support for CSM assimilating correctly a Safeguarded Copy session that has ...

CSM should be able to assimilate correctly a complete Safeguarded Copy session that has a recovery relationship established and is in "Target Available state onto a new from scratch installed CSM serv...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
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...

Submitted

2
votes

CSM ability for more than two CSM servers in configuration sharing a common...

3. The ability two have more than two Servers actively sharing the same CSM database. As an Active/Active instead of an Active/Standby configuration. The ability to have more than two servers join the...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

CSM TOCHECK ON HDS HYPERSWAP that a copy destination of 1 LCU does not come...

CSM team confirmed that per current design there is a check made by CSM that one source LCU has no more than 4 target, but there is not a check made into the opposite direction that a copy destination...

Under Consideration

1
votes

Enable resumeGM capability in MT-MM-GM session type

I have a customer that needs to exploit cascaded Global Mirror solution in support of Safeguarded Copy. Their topology is MT-MM-GM and is therefore not currently supported for using resumeGM

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

CSM Operator should have access to Scheduled tasks

Most of the activities, we have created Scheduled tasks for Operators to start/stop whenever the need arises. Like for DRs, we have 3 sessions which are dependent on each other and we created schedule...

Under Consideration

1
votes

Add to freeze time and data exposure columns to sessions panel in CSM

Add to freeze time and data exposure columns to sessions panel in CSM

Need More Information

1
votes

CSM Backup File - Remote offload

We use CSM to configure and monitor replication environments across our datacenters. These CSM installations reside on DS8000 HMC's, and as such we have no access to underlying data files. At this tim...

Under Consideration

1
votes

Add path status in Overview Screen Page

In IBM Copy Service Manager It's possible add path status in Overview Screen Page?? We monitoring Overview page for potential issues of session, server connection, but we don't...

Uncommitted Candidate


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