Release Notes for v3.1.00

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Important Information

The BMC patch 11.0.00.01: Patch 1 for BMC PATROL Agent 11.0.00 must be installed to use any version of  IBM Spectrum Protect KM for PATROL. 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. An error message is displayed stating that no hardware connectors are loaded and that the product needs to be re-installed.

What's New

noteTivoli Storage Manager KM for PATROL has been renamed IBM Spectrum Protect KM for PATROL to comply with the rebranding of Tivoli Storage Manager.

TSM-477: Full support for IBM Spectrum Protect v8.x.
TSM-503: The multi-node mode failover supports the new remote monitoring architecture.

Changes and Improvements

TSM-451: The overall performance of IBM Spectrum Protect KM is significantly improved.
TSM-452: The monitoring of remote servers can be blocked from the remote node, to avoid unnecessary alerts and notifications.
TSM-497: TSM Tape Libraries are now properly discovered and monitored.

Fixed Issue

TSM-454: The Exit status of each command run by IBM Spectrum Protect KM on a remote Windows system is now properly verified and reported.
TSM-523: When the configuration of the DSMADMC Login through the Admin Interface Login dialog failed, the related error message did not report the correct TSM server.