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TSM for System Back-up and Recovery

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Support for restoring concurrent vg

There are some insignificant errors during OS restore with concurrent vg via NIM Resource Boot. “0516-1305 chvg: This command is not allowed while volume group sapbinvg is concurrent capable”“0516-1300 chpv: -h option is not allowed for hdisk3 bec...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Is a defect

Backup NAS Incremental

We have a large backup NAS volume for daily backup.And this volumetry of data stored and transferred daily are enormous.Backups are Differential, we need a way to perform an incremental backup.We also need a solution to backup and restore at the s...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 4 Not under consideration

TSM Snapdiff backup and usage of Snapdiffchangelog in Stagingdirectory

First concerns is with the stagingdirectory itself. In documentation for BA client (7.1.3) is the following statement:"The stagingdirectory option defines the location where the client can keep anydata that it generates to perform its operations. ...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Need of dsmadmc command to query "SET ACCESS" grants

I would like to have the possibility to query "SET ACCESS" grants for all nodes and users from dsmadmc client like the single client user can do by dsmc client and command "QUERY ACCESS" for its own grants. I can do this kind of query connecting d...
about 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Publish TSM client software via yum repository

Currently, it's possible to download the latest client-related TSM software packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS at ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/client/v7r1/Linux/LinuxX86/BA/ It would be even better i...
almost 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Not under consideration

REPLTCPSERVERADDRESS override

baclient and API need to allow persistent override of REPLTCPSERVERADDRESS or similar functionality.
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 3 Future consideration

Glacier on TSM - IBM Spectrum Protect

Data restoration from Glacier using TSM Client manager.
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Not under consideration

TSM API for IBMi

The TSM API is no longer supported on an IBMi. During our upgrade to V7.1 we opened a PMR because we had a question/problem but the PMR was closed with a resolution that the API is not supported.We implemented an IBMi to TSM solution as a logical ...
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Not under consideration

Moving backupsets between device types

We are moving to a tapeless Tivoli environment. We have many backupsets on LTO cartridges that need to be kept forever (so they say). I need a method of moving these backupsets to a disk device type. This will keep us from having to keep an LTO dr...
about 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Client Deployment Request

I understand it is a requirement of automatic client deployment that clients contact the server on the address as configured by the SERVERHLADDRESS. In our environment, the SERVERHLADDRESS set on the TSM Server cannot be contacted by the client be...
almost 10 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 6 Not under consideration