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Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 19 December 2008, updated 03 February 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738431915
ISBN-13: 9780738431918
IBM Form #: SG24-7685-00

Authors: Budi Darmawan, Guillermo Garcia, Klemens Poschke and Andy Seddon

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication is written as part of the deployment guide series. It discusses the IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager FastBack product family. Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is a complete backup, recovery, and continuous data protection solution for Windows® based servers. It is a new addition to the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family of products.

    Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack includes a specialized solution for backing up Microsoft® Exchange server and provides Bare Machine Recovery. Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack also supports a disaster recovery scenario by providing a hub server that centralizes recovery from multiple locations.

    The book is written in a deployment guide format. Thus, it contains an extensive guide for implementation services and requirement considerations. It explains how to install Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack, as well as how to use the solution. It also includes demonstration scenarios.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Planning

    Chapter 1. Solution introduction

    Chapter 2. Solution environment

    Chapter 3. Project planning

    Part 2. Implementation

    Chapter 4. Installation and configuration

    Chapter 5. Usage demonstration

    Chapter 6. Best practices and troubleshooting tips

    Part 3. Appendixes

    Appendix A. Volume Shadow Copy Service

    Appendix B. REXX utility for simulating file server operation

    Appendix C. Additional material