BMC TrueSight Operations Management -  IBM Spectrum Protect Monitoring (Tivoli Storage Manager)

Release Notes v3.1.00

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Important Information

The BMC patch Patch 1 for BMC PATROL Agent 11.0.00 must be installed to use any version of BMC TrueSight Operations Management -  IBM Spectrum Protect Monitoring. Version 11.0.00i of the PATROL Agent on Windows prevents IBM Spectrum Protect KM from operating properly. While apparently successfully loaded, IBM Spectrum Protect KM fails to start and can neither monitor the local system or the remote systems.

What's New

noteTrueSight Operations Management - Tivoli Storage Manager Monitoring has been renamed IBM Spectrum Protect KM to comply with the rebranding of Tivoli Storage Manager.

Full support for IBM Spectrum Protect v8.x.
The monitoring of any additional log file can now be configured in TrueSight. The log filter can also be customized to indicate when Warnings and Alarms are triggered.
The multi-node mode failover supports the new remote monitoring architecture.

Changes and Improvements

IBM Spectrum Protect KM now properly takes user-configured log scan limit into account.
The overall performance of IBM Spectrum Protect KM is significantly improved.
TSM Tape Libraries are now properly discovered and monitored.
The monitoring of remote servers can be blocked from the remote node, to avoid unnecessary alerts and notifications.

Fixed Issues

The Exit status of each command run by IBM Spectrum Protect KM on a remote Windows system is now properly verified and reported.
The debug settings are now correctly interpreted and applied when set from the TrueSight (CMA) console.