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Download location IBM TSM Client

IBM has changed the ftp download location for the TSM (IBM Spectrum Protect) client. It’s new address is: ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/maintenance/client/

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SQL for Tivoli Storage Manager

http://thobias.org/tsm/sql/ SQL for Tivoli Storage Manager Useful SQL Statements for TSM 08/27/2014This page has a collection of useful SQL statements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM). Here you can find out a lot of selects that will help…

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ACO5426E The SQL log on does not have the Sysadmin role

Problem(Abstract) A Data Protection for Microsoft SQL backup run manually and completes sucessfully. When the backup is run with the client scheduler, the backup fails with the ACO5426E error. Symptom The following error is logged in the Data…

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IBM Storage Manager Demo

Attached a demo program where you can test the basic things in the IBM System Storage DS Storage Manager 10 program. It will simulate the following IBM DS Storage Devices:   DS 4700 DS 4800 DS 5100 DS…

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IBM Storage replace Disk

If you replace a disk in an IBM Storage, such as a DS4700 and the disk is not rebuilding and is instead a new disk. You can set the disk as a replacement disk with the following command:…

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TDP for backups fail with rc = 612

The TDP for backups fail with the following error: ACN5705W An error was encountered with Tivoli Storage Manager API initialization, rc = 612. The TSM API’s message file dscenu.txt may have become corrupted, or is at the wrong…

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IBM Ticket file upload

To upload files when you made an ticket by IBM, use the following link: http://www.ecurep.ibm.com/app/upload_rcms For the Neterhlands use 788 as country code

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Download location IBM TSM Client

Here is the link to download the TSM client from the IBM site: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/maintenance/client/

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Adding a EXP810 to an existing DS4700

More information: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/systems/support/system_x_pdf/59y7287.pdf Connecting storage expansion enclosures at the end (bottom) of a drive loop  To add a 16-drive expansion enclosure, for example, an EXP810 or EXP420 to the DS4000 subsystem configuration, you basically follow the same procedure…

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Download TSM client

At our client site we use IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, and it gives a few problems. To make sure the problems are not in a old client of the software, you can download the client software here

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