IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Versions 5.4 and 5.5 Technical Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 23 May 2008, updated 20 August 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738485926
ISBN-13: 9780738485928
IBM Form #: SG24-7447-00
(408 pages)

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Authors: Charlotte Brooks, Andre Gaschler, Alv Jon Hovda, Craig McAllister, Norbert Pott


This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides details of changes, updates, and new functions in IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 5.4, and Version 5.5. We cover all the new functions of Tivoli Storage Manager that have become available since the publication of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 Technical Guide, SG24-6638.

This book is for customers, consultants, IBM Business Partners, and IBM and Tivoli staff who are familiar with earlier releases of Tivoli Storage Manager and who want to understand what is new in Version 5.4 and Version 5.5. Hence, since we target an experienced audience, we use certain shortcuts to commands and concepts of Tivoli Storage Manager. If you want to learn more about Tivoli Storage Manager functionality, see IBM Tivoli Storage Management Concepts, SG24-4877, and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Implementation Guide, SG24-5416.

This publication should be used in conjunction with the manuals and readme files provided with the products and is not intended to replace any information contained therein.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
Chapter 1. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager overview
Chapter 2. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for products
Part 2. Tivoli Storage Manager V5.3.x enhancements
Chapter 3. Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3.x server enhancements
Chapter 4. Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3.x client enhancements
Chapter 5. Complementary products: Tivoli Continuous Data Protection for Files
Part 3. Tivoli Storage Manager V5.4 server enhancements
Chapter 6. Version 5.4 server supported environments
Chapter 7. Active-data pools
Chapter 8. Data shredding for disk storage pools
Chapter 9. Tape data encryption
Chapter 10. NDMP
Chapter 11. Backup sets
Chapter 12. Administration Center
Chapter 13. QUERY DIRSPACE command
Part 4. Tivoli Storage Manager V5.4 client enhancements
Chapter 14. Version 5.4 client supported environments
Chapter 15. Backup-archive client memory management
Chapter 16. HSM for Windows V5.4
Chapter 17. VMware backup with Tivoli Storage Manager V5.4
Part 5. Tivoli Storage Manager V5.5 server enhancements
Chapter 18. Version 5.5 server supported environments
Chapter 19. IMPORT and EXPORT commands
Chapter 20. Other server enhancements
Part 6. Tivoli Storage Manager V5.5 client enhancements
Chapter 21. Version 5.5 client supported environments
Chapter 22. Client security enhancements
Chapter 23. HSM for Windows V5.5
Chapter 24. VMware consolidated backup with Tivoli Storage Manager V5.5
Chapter 25. System state and system service
Appendix A. Sample script for fullvm backup with Tivoli Storage Manager

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