Our Customers Have Made These Suggestions for Improving Catalogic DPX.

Enter your DPX ideas or feature requests here and vote for suggestions that other users have made. Please be sure to add the reason why you need the feature and if you can add an example of why you need, it all the better. This area is specifically for Catalogic DPX.

Vstor should add existing disk

When vstor goes down.after re create new vstor we dont add existing old vstor disk.
Suggested by: bulent goktas (09 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 22 Jun, '20 Comments: 1
Done DPX 4.7 vStor

vStor: small UI Improvement

In the Volume Search window if you type something in, the arrow keys are not working. So you have to retype everything. It would be nice, if it was possible to ...
Suggested by: Andre (03 Jan) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Planned

Protect DPX catalog to Cloud S3 target

Customers and resellers have expressed the need to protect their catalog to a cloud S3 provider so that in case of emergency, they can recover from there instead of ...
Suggested by: Moderator (27 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 01 Mar, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Automatically group proxies for each job based on location/site

As a user, I would like to specify a grouping of proxy servers based on location or site so that the VADP backup does not try to go over a WAN Link instead of ...
Suggested by: Moderator (23 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 23 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Incremental archive to different media pool

For long-term archiving it would be much more easier to use different media pools for incremental and differential archive jobs.
Suggested by: Christian Heidtbrock (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 29 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Recover multiple virtual machines in one job (site recovery)

I want to recover multiple servers in one job to restore a whole site as a user. Acceptance Criteria Restore multiple virtual machines in a specific order to ...
Suggested by: Moderator (21 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 23 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Deploy Master server appliance regardless of hypervisor type.

User Story As a prospect, I would like to deploy the master server appliance to my environment, but I do not have VMware or Hyper-V. Therefore I cannot install the ...
Suggested by: Moderator (10 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 10 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Hyper-V Instant Virtualization

As a user I would like to be able to instant access backups for Hyper-V backups as my server is corrupted and I need access to it quickly.
Suggested by: Moderator (26 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 26 Aug, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Linux OES Block Backup Support

As a user I would like to be able to protect my Linux OES Servers and Clusters via DPX Block level support.
Suggested by: Moderator (21 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 04 Nov, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add snapshot option to replicate of a volume used for file level protection

As a user I am using vStor volume as diskdirecotry locations and I would like to replicate the volume to another vStor and I need a snapshot to do this and we want to ...
Suggested by: Support (13 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 13 Jul, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Group vStor volumes together for replication to another vStor

As a user I would like the ability to group volumes together that so that I can collective operations with these instead of having to select each volume individually ...
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (06 May, '21) Upvoted: 09 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Protect VM that contain first class disk (FCD)

VMware has added first class disk (FCD) and there needs to be away to protect the Vm and containers residing on these new disks
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (19 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 19 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Granular Agentless File recovery

Provide the ability the recovery files directly from agentless backups ( Hyper-V and VMware ) in the UI without having to manually mount the Disks and browse outside ...
Suggested by: Moderator (04 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 11 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Planned

Archive to media Job Name

The Archive to Media Job names are not meaningful. If your are serching for some monthly Archive to Media Jobs in the catalog, it`s difficult to find and sort them, ...
Suggested by: Udo Dämgen (04 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 15 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

DPX monitoring plugin for heck_mk or icinga

As a user I would to have a Monitoring Plugin for check_mk or icinga that I can monitor the DPX appliance. Items for monitoring -Large changes in backup size ...
Suggested by: Mderator (07 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed

Enable an option for just backing up SQL Logs

Currently the option to backup and truncate SQL logs exists. However it would be great to have the option to just backup SQL logs. Many customers run a daily full ...
Suggested by: William Bush (29 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 11 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Not planned

Primary CDOT Volume Protection in DPX to another CDOT system

I would like to protect my primary CDOT volumes to another CDOT system as it was possible with Netapp 7-mode
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (23 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 20 Feb, '20 Comments: 0
Not planned

Secure access to vStor Backup location

As a user, I would like authentication-based access to volume access on vStor that only can be accessed by an authenticated process or user and not the complete ...
Suggested by: Moderator (25 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 25 Feb, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Keep last backup instance for job recoverable even if expired.

User Story As a user, I do not want the last backup for any job definition in the catalogic to expire automatically it should always be recoverable until the actual ...
Suggested by: Moderator (25 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 25 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Provide Mac OS support for DPX

I would like to protect my mac OS endpoints using DPX
Suggested by: Moderator (01 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 01 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Support Multi-factor authentication in DPX

Two-factor authentication adds an additional layer of security to the authentication process by making it harder for attackers to gain access to a DPX environment, ...
Suggested by: Moderator (29 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 29 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Show replication relationship health in vStor UI

As a user, I would like to know if my replication relationship is healthy and in sync
Suggested by: Moderator (27 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 27 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Daily job summary report

As a user I would like to have a daily summary of all jobs that ran in the last 24 hours that I can see what happened in DPX without needing to access the DPX UI. ...
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (29 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 29 Jun, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow snaplock volumes to protected via NDMP

As a user I would like to be able to protect snaplock volumes on NetApp to tape as I need to able to protect this data for compliance reasons. Add the ability to ...
Suggested by: Moderator (09 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 09 Jun, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Support for Azure Blob Storage for Archive and Backup

DPX supports S3 storage but I will would like to protect my data to azure blob storage and related tier (cold storage etc). Specifically Archive Block Agentless Data ...
Suggested by: Moderator (01 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 01 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Truncate expired DiskDirectory file in Condense

I understand that we treat disk directory the same as tape and do not purge the virtual tape data on the volume until the virtual tape is reused. Once the virtual ...
Suggested by: Moderator (10 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 10 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Not planned

Change default NDMP restore method to direct to improve restore performance

When running extract method for NDMP is quite slow where as the direct mode is many times faster. Can DPX method by default be set to direct.
Suggested by: Michael Feygin (08 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 08 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Provide Agentless Backup Support Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Provide Agentless backup and restore support Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (02 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 02 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Not planned

Provide option to select preferred keyboard layout in Windows BMR ISO

Add the ability to add different keyboard layout to BMR ISO to allow for German or French
Suggested by: Moderator (12 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 12 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Label Tape Options

Often there is a longer time between the first and second buy of tapes. Even experienced users forget sometimes to set "Ignore read errors" and "Ignore Volser". You ...
Suggested by: Peter Ungerer (11 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 11 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Script or product enhancement to cleanup DPX folders of nodes removed from Enterprise

Over a long period of time, nodes are removed from the Enterprise as they are replaced. These old nodes still exist in several of the product folders even though ...
Suggested by: Paul Clement (12 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 12 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Ability to see my open and closed cases at Catalogic Software.

It would be nice if there where a possibility to see my own cases (unsolved and solved) and be able to respond or close them myself.
Suggested by: udo dämgen (01 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 01 Jul, '20 Comments: 0
Done

Select keyboard language during OVA and Hyper-V deployment

As user I would like to be able to select a different than US Keyboard during the DPX and VStor OVA deployment. Able to select different keyboards( EN, UK, DE, FR, ...
Suggested by: Moderator (22 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 22 Jun, '20 Comments: 0
Done DPX 4.7

Make Live easier, replace the key email with a new .ssbe_key file

The .ssbe_key in the email from Catalogic dplicense is several lines long. Copy and paste needs checks not to loose beginnings and ends. Cut and paste is also ...
Suggested by: Peter Ungerer (18 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 18 Jun, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Different retention times in replicated DPX snapshots

As a DPX admin I would to have the ability set a different retention time for DPX snapshots on a replicated vStor , so that if a primary snapshot expires I may still ...
Suggested by: Marc Lehhmberg (27 May, '20) Upvoted: 27 May, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed vStor

Blocklevel Proxy

A way to route Blocklevel Traffic to vStor without Infrastructure Routing. Important for security reasons and/or routing between remote locations using one master server.
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (24 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 24 Apr, '20 Comments: 0
Not planned

vStor Global Log and Cache Disks

Use Log and Cache Disks in multiple pools.
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (24 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 24 Apr, '20 Comments: 0
Not planned vStor

DPX Virtual server cluster

When dpx master server crash we need craete one and than restore catalog backup.If we have dpx master cluster ( HA ) if primary goes down secondery could survive ...
Suggested by: bulent goktas (09 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 09 Apr, '20 Comments: 0
Not planned

DPX - File Backup: possibility to change the order of items to backup

I would like to have the possibility to change the order of items to backup when doing a file backup. At the moment it is backing up data in alphabetical order, the ...
Suggested by: K. Becker (12 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 12 Mar, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed

MS SQL Server item Recovery

Browse and Restore Single SQL Items and Databases
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (10 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 10 Mar, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed

Oracle ASM Support for Block level backup

Provide ASM Support for Oracle Block Level backup, as a database administrator I would like to have support for ASM on my block level backups for Oracle
Suggested by: Aybars Gumus (24 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 24 Feb, '20 Comments: 0
Not planned

Enhancement DPX vCenter Plugin (as vSphere tags if backup done etc.)

If a VM was backed up with a DPX-vCenterPlugin SLA this should be visible as a tag in VMware
Suggested by: Bjoern Buche (11 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 11 Feb, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed