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if the objective is to replicate the logical configuration (LCUs, Volumes and Aliases) from an old DS8000 to a new DS8000, this is definitely a great idea, and I think it's achievable. But the export system configuration contains a lot of hardware elements of a DS8000 configuration that cannot be replicated on a different DS8000 (Arrays, Ranks and Extent pools for example) they need identical storage subsystems.
So if you adjust your RFE request to be more specific on LCUs, VOLs and Aliases you have more chance to have it approved, and I can support you with my vote. This coud be very useful for all storage specialists.
Hi @Nick Clayton and all,
we also have a project to protect against