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.

Move vStor Volume from one pool to another

On a single vStor Server to allow a volume to be moved from one pool to another pool, balancing or migrating between pools (Like vol move on netapp system between ...
Suggested by: Christopher Matthews (12 Feb, '20) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Under consideration Not committed vStor

vStor Informations on DPX Dashboard

I would like to see the Availability, Disk Use, Throughput, Access / Generate Log Files
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (23 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1

Remote seeding Windows and Linux servers to VStor for block backup.

As a user I would like to backup my servers in a remote location to my central office, however these servers are quite large and therefore a base backup takes a very ...
Suggested by: Moderator (23 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed vStor

Update Tape Library inventory automatically

As a user I would like have DPX automatically re-inventory my tape library when the door is opened and closed or when the tape lirbary module of DPX is restarted to ...
Suggested by: Moderator (22 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Not committed

DPX Scheduler should allow for a maintenance window

The DPX scheduler should allow for a maintenance window to allow for SQL , exhange or windows updates etc In this window any jobs running are held or cancelled and ...
Suggested by: Anonymous (21 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 22 Jun, '22 Comments: 2
Not planned Not committed

Prevent file backup from starting if job already running

If a Differential job starts, it should check for any current jobs running from the same Job definition and cancel itself. Example: a Base job runs overtime and a ...
Suggested by: Paul Clement (12 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 05 Aug, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Not committed

Throughput Gauge/Counter traffic

Realtime/Overall Network throughput statistics for Network (rx/tx) traffic (DPX/VStor) in new Gui Dashboard 24h/7d
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (16 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 05 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed UI Improvement vStor

Support for agentless VM backups for Nutanix AHV

Provide support AHV Hypervisor(Acropolis) from Nutanix
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (19 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 01 Mar, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Not committed

BMR and virtualize from archive tapes or diskdirectory

As a user I would like to be able to recover a server using full virtualization or BMR from Tape snapshots in case my primary backups have been corrupted.
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (27 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Not committed

DPX Web GUI Dashboard Top failed backups

It would be interesting to see a chart with servers with the most fault backups in the last 24h/week like the existing TOP DATA TRANSFERRED BY SERVER
Suggested by: udo dämgen (25 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 14 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed UI Improvement

Ability to flag certain job definitions as business critical.

As I user, I would like to able to set certain job definitions as critical so that these take priority over other jobs and also always display on the top in the job ...
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (02 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 14 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Not planned Not committed

Enhanced E-Mail Notifications

Currently job notifications sent via SMTP are very verbose like a job log and shown as continuous text. The text needs to be formatted to include line breaks. ...
Suggested by: William Bush (23 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 14 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Not planned Not committed

Dependencies and evenly distribution of backupjobs

Sometimes it is neccessary that job1 has finished before job 2 starts. Or sometimes there are running 10 jobs at the same time and then there is running no job for at ...
Suggested by: udo dämgen (09 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 17 Aug, '20 Comments: 1
Under consideration Not committed

Active Directory item Recovery

Possibility to browse and restore (single or groups) Active Directory Objects and Items.
Suggested by: Timo Fischer (10 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 15 Feb, '21 Comments: 1
Not planned Not committed

Priority settings between backup and restore

In most cases restores are more urgent than backups! So it would be a nice feature if I am able to fasten up a restore and slow down running backups.
Suggested by: udo dämgen (02 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 14 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Not planned Not committed

DPX restore VM (iV or full) with exact same vmdk name as the original

When restoring a virtual machine would it be possible to honor the original VMDK names that its easy to know what VDML belongs to which VM ?
Suggested by: Moderator (18 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 22 Jul, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed

Protect vStor replication snapshots against ransomware.

As a user I would like to protect a vStor replication snapshot/relationship from being removed automatically when the snapshot expires so that the data in the ...
Suggested by: Thomas Bargfrede (04 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 14 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed ransomware_protection

File level backup to Cloud ( AWS S3 API)

I would like to do file level backup to cloud (To Amazon)
Suggested by: Joe Dalla (19 May, '20) Upvoted: 03 Oct, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Cloud Workloads Not committed

Add threshold to Differential jobs

Add threshold to Differential jobs, so that when a configurable limit has been reached it automatically triggers a Base backup. This could remove the need to ...
Suggested by: Paul Clement (12 Mar, '20) Upvoted: 14 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed

BTRFS file system support (DPM-69)

SLES 12 Sp4 and beyond has BTRFS as the default file system for installation, in order to support SLES fully can you please add BTRFS support
Suggested by: Marc Lehmberg (11 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 01 Oct, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration Not committed

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

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

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

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