Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 December 2008, updated 03 February 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738431915
ISBN-13: 9780738431918
IBM Form #: SG24-7685-00
(244 pages)

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


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

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