Cyber Resiliency Solution for IBM Spectrum Scale


Published 13 September 2019, updated 16 September 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738457965
ISBN-13: 9780738457963
(27 pages)

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This document is intended to facilitate the deployment of the Cyber Resiliency solution for IBM® Spectrum Scale. This solution is designed to protect the data on IBM Spectrum™ Scale from external cyberattacks or insider attacks using its integration with IBM Spectrum Protect™ and IBM Tape Storage. To complete the tasks that it describes, you must understand IBM Spectrum Scale™, IBM Spectrum Protect, and IBM Tape Storage architecture, concepts, and configuration.

The information in this document is distributed on an as-is basis without any warranty that is either expressed or implied. Support assistance for the use of this material is limited to situations where IBM Spectrum Scale or IBM Spectrum Protect are supported and entitled, and where the issues are specific to a blueprint implementation.

Table of contents

About this document
Executive summary
Support for the Blueprint and its configurations
Requesting assistance
National Institute of Standards and Technology framework
Implementing a Cyber Resiliency solution with IBM Spectrum Scale
IBM Spectrum Scale
IBM Spectrum Protect
IBM Tape Storage
Use cases considered for a Cyber Resiliency solution for IBM Spectrum Scale
Cyber Resiliency solution for IBM Spectrum Scale architectural overview
Configuring a Cyber Resiliency solution for IBM Spectrum Scale
IBM Spectrum Protect server configuration
IBM Spectrum Protect client configuration on IBM Spectrum Scale
Phases of an IBM Spectrum Scale Cyber Resiliency solution
Initialization Phase
Backup Synchronization technique in the Production phase
Production phase
Newly generated files or modified files
Deleted files
Detection of Anomaly phase
Failover and Failback phase

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