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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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Optim Archive

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Allow Optim Archive Server to see NAS mounted storage on Windows implementations to put archive files to

Description: When running the Optim Archive Application as a Service and running an archive job on the Server, the tool returns an error that it cannot see the NAS drive destination which the archive job is suppose to write to. When running the ar...
about 5 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

CLI for Optim Archive Security

Add Command Line Interface so that customers can add Optim Security for FAD and or updating and creating an ACL.
over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration