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October, 2017 - IBM Spectrum Control™ Customer Support Technical Information Newsletter

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Abstract

This newsletter is aimed at clients and specialists installing, upgrading or using IBM Spectrum Control™ Standard Edition or IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition, previously knows as Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (TPC).

Note: this newsletter does not cover Spectrum Control Base Edition

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IBM Systems Storage & Software Defined Infrastructure Technical Support Newsletter

October 16, 2017 | Issue #10

Welcome to the IBM Spectrum™ Control Technical Support Information newsletter. This communication is designed to help you derive maximum value from your software by providing the most up-to-date technical information, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to other key information.

Support Resources


    IBM Spectrum™ Control Standard Edition
    Find technical content, answers, solutions and much more.
    IBM Spectrum™ Control Advanced Edition
    Find technical content, answers, solutions and much more.
    Welcome to the IBM Client Success Essentials Community!
    This community brings together users of IBM software to share, collaborate and connect with each other virtually. Here, you'll find training videos, upcoming events, blogs, important web links, and more.
    Work with IBM Support using Technical Support Chat
    IBM Technical Support Chat is an instant messaging service to connect to IBM representatives available to eligible clients.
    IBM Support Site Assistance
    Working with IBM to help support your IBM product(s).

Most Recent News, Flashes, and Bulletins

  1. Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server affects Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2017-1382)

  2. Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server affects Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2017-1380)

  3. Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server affects Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2017-1137)

  4. Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Spectrum Control and Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2017-3511, CVE-2017-10115, CVE-2017-10116)

  5. Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server affects IBM Spectrum Control and Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2017-1121)

  6. Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server affects IBM Spectrum Control and Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2017-1194)

  7. Security Bulletin: Sweet32 vulnerability affects IBM Spectrum Control and Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (CVE-2016-2183)

Most recent APARs


  1. IT22424: IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL ALLOCATED SPACE FOR DS8K VOLUMES AND POOLS IS INCORRECT

  2. IT22457: XIV PORT STATISTICS ARE REPORTED INCORRECTLY

  3. IT22416: TPC-R LEAKS TCP/IP CONNECTIONS, CAUSING SESSIONS TO GO SEVERE

  4. IT22492: TPCTOOL MAY GENERATE ERRORS WHEN RUNNING IN CLIENT MODE

  5. IT22496: IN IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL THE GRAPHICS OF SOME REPORTS TAKE TOO MUCH TIME TO LOAD IN WEB GUI

Latest Downloads and Fixes

    IBM Spectrum Family - IBM Spectrum™ Control Standard Edition (Redbook)
    (How-to guidance and examples to effectively integrate IBM Spectrum™ Control Standard Edition into your Software-Defined Storage business enterprise environments)

Education and training

    Videos about IBM Spectrum™ Control
    Watch videos to learn more about how to use IBM Spectrum™ Control to manage your storage environment.
    IBM Systems Storage - The SOS Files
    Collection of educational training videos and blogs
    IBM Knowledge Center
    The central location for finding and organizing information about IBM products.

Problem Solving Resources

    SSIC (IBM System Storage Interoperation Center (SSIC))
    A tool to help you all to identify information on product version levels.
    Find the Supported Hardware, Products and Platforms Interoperability Matrix Links
    Where can I find the documents that list hardware, product and platform support for IBM Spectrum™ Control and Tivoli Storage Productivity Center?

Forums and Wikis

    IBM System Storage Forum
    Use this forum to share ideas with knowledgeable experts and discover how IBM's latest storage solutions can address your business challenges.


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Warmest regards,
The IBM Spectrum™ Control Support Team!

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Management IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition
Storage Management IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Select Edition
Storage Management IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition
Storage Management IBM Spectrum Control Standard Select Edition
Storage Management Tivoli Storage Productivity Center

Product Alias/Synonym

Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center
Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center for Disk
Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center for Data
Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center for Replication
IBM Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center
TPC
TPC for Disk
TPC for Data
TPC for Replication
TPC Standard Edition
Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition
IBM Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center Standard Edition
Tivoli Total Storage Productivity Center Suite

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: Edition Independent

Reference #: 7017347

Modified date: 16 October 2017


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