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Videos about new features in IBM Spectrum Protect products

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Abstract

For information about new features in the IBM Spectrum Protect product family, view the following videos. The videos provide detailed information about features and demonstrate their use.

Content

To find a video about a topic, click the appropriate link:

 
Tip: For videos that provide overviews of product releases, see technote 5694507.

IBM Spectrum Protect Version 8.1.9 and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.5

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Defining holds on retention sets to preserve data in a retention set indefinitely

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect

Command approval

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect

Configuring an object agent on IBM AIX to copy data 
from IBM Spectrum Protect Plus to IBM Spectrum Protect

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, IBM Spectrum Protect

Configuring data protection for Microsoft Office 365

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Backup and restore operations for Office 365

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Container backup, recovery, and retention for Kubernetes

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Displaying system monitoring data
by using the IBM Spectrum Protect HSM for Windows REST API to prevent file systems from running out of space

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect HSM for Windows

IBM Spectrum Protect Version 8.1.8 and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.4 and V10.1.3.1

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Tiering data to tape

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect

Sending data to an Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Intelligent-Tiering storage class


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect and various IBM Spectrum Protect clients

Offloading data from IBM Spectrum Protect Plus to tape

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, IBM Spectrum Protect

Archiving data from IBM Spectrum Protect Plus
to IBM Spectrum Protect tape storage

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, IBM Spectrum Protect

Usability improvements in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Multiserver support for VMware

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Deploying an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus vSnap server
to an existing virtual private cloud on Amazon Web Services

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Deploying an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus vSnap server
to Amazon Web Services without an existing virtual private cloud

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.7 and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.3

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Creating retention sets for long-term data retention

Affected components or products:

IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center and backup-archive client,
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Configuring data offload operations from IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 
to IBM Spectrum Protect

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, IBM Spectrum Protect

Offloading data from IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 
to IBM Spectrum Protect

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, IBM Spectrum Protect

Using the new servermon component to troubleshoot issues

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect

Backing up MongoDB databases to IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Optimizing offload operations to cloud object storage,
including IBM Cloud Object Storage, Amazon Simple Storage
Service (S3), and Microsoft Azure

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.6 and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.2

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

New features for automatically tiering data 
to cloud storage

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.5 and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.1

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Get security notifications for potential ransomware attacks

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.4

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Generating email reports without using SQL queries

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.3

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Automatic client updates (demonstration)
 

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server, Operations Center,
backup-archive clients

Cloud tiering (demonstration)

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.2

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Security updates: How certificates are distributed automatically
and how you can distribute them manually


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center

Security updates: Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 protocol
used by default for communications

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server, Operations Center,
clients, storage agents

Security primer: Concepts underlying the security updates
that were introduced in V8.1.2

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server, Operations Center, clients

Using the Operations Center to set up storage
on the Microsoft Azure cloud object storage system

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.1

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Encryption options as of IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.1
 

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server, backup-archive client

Backing up data by using IBM Cloud Object Storage with the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) API

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.0

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Backing up and recovering virtual machines by using the IBM Spectrum Protect extensions to the vSphere Web Client

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server

Streamlined process for using a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
server to authenticate clients

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Using the Operations Center to move data from 
primary storage pools that use the FILE device class, 
a tape device class, or a virtual tape library
to directory-container storage pools 
or cloud-container storage pools


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Using IBM Spectrum Protect with IBM Cloud Object Storage
in the SoftLayer Public Cloud


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center,
IBM Cloud Object Storage

IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.7

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Integrating IBM Cloud Object Storage 
with IBM Spectrum Protect

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server,
IBM Cloud Object Storage

Setting up local storage for data that is later moved
to the cloud to enhance the performance
of backup operations


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Simplifying the process of authenticating user IDs
to an Active Directory database on an
LDAP server

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center

Copying data in directory-container storage pools to tape

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Configuring cloud-container storage pools
to use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.6

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video

Optimizing data transfer by using Aspera FASP technology

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Comparison of using Aspera FASP versus TCPIP 
for data transfer

(short version, 3:19 minutes)

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server,
IBM Spectrum Protect High Speed Data Transfer

Comparison of using Aspera FASP versus TCPIP 
for data transfer

(longer version, 19:34 minutes)

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center,
IBM Spectrum Protect High Speed Data Transfer

Manage tape libraries by using the Operations Center

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Move data to a directory-container storage pool

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center

Configure a solution by using the IBM Spectrum Protect Blueprints
Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server

Parallel offload of snapshot-based backups
to an IBM Spectrum Protect server, Part 1


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware,
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware

Parallel offload of snapshot-based backups
to an IBM Spectrum Protect server, Part 2


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware,
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware

Parallel offload of snapshot-based backups
to an IBM Spectrum Protect server, Part 3


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware,
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware

Parallel offload of snapshot-based backups
to an IBM Spectrum Protect server, Part 4


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware,
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware

IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.5

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video


IBM Spectrum Protect server and cloud object storage
using Cleversafe storage pools


Tip: Cleversafe was renamed to IBM Cloud Object Storage.

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server

IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.4

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video


Generating reports by using the Operations Center

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center


Viewing the status of network-attached storage (NAS)
file servers by using the Operations Center


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center


Preparing for and recovering from a disaster
by using Scale Out Backup and Recovery (SOBAR)


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server,
IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management,
IBM Spectrum Scale

IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.3

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video


Using cloud storage for an IBM Spectrum Protect solution

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and client


Storing data in container storage pools to take advantage
of inline data deduplication and cloud object storage


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server and Operations Center


Use cases for storing data on cloud computing systems

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server


Creating and editing policies by using the Operations Center

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center


Replicating nodes by using the Operations Center

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center


Starting a server in maintenance mode

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server


Representation state transfer (REST) interface
for cloud-based services


Affected components or products:
Operations Center and client management services


SAN volume controller (SVC) dynamic target volume 
allocation in IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot 
for VMware V4.1.3


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware


IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:
Data Protection for VMware: self-service file restore


Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware


Restoring a file from a virtual machine backup

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments


Monitoring restore operations

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1.2

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video


Integration of IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail
with IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1.1

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video


New features for node replication: defining dissimilar policies, recovering damaged files

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server


Creating, viewing, and editing client schedules
by using the Operations Center

Affected components or products:
Client and Operations Center


Retrieving and analyzing client errors 
by using the Operations Center

Affected components or products:
Client and Operations Center


Protecting Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines

Affected components or products:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V


Restoring individual Microsoft Hyper-V files

Affected components or products:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V


Backing up and restoring Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines in a Windows failover cluster

Affected components or products:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V

Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1

Description and link to YouTube Embedded video


Using automatic failover with node replication

Affected components or products:
IBM Spectrum Protect server

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 March 2020

UID

ibm15695179