IBM CSM to IBM Systems Director Transformation Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 16 August 2012

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ISBN-10: 0738436887
ISBN-13: 9780738436883
IBM Form #: SG24-8002-00
(170 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Glen Corneau, Antonio Garcia, Vinicius Goncalves, Tejaswini Kaujalgi Athanikar, Piotr Mazur, Laszlo Niesz, Srinivasa Raghavan, Christian Schmidt, Gheorghe Tudor


For many years, IBM® Cluster Systems Management (CSM) provided a single point of management for IBM Power Systems™ servers running the AIX® operating system. Now you can transform your environment to IBM Systems Director®, which provides CSM clients with the next generation of Cluster Systems Management for their Power Systems servers.

The target audience for this IBM Redbooks® publication includes technical professionals (IT consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for planning and implementing the Cluster Systems Management software transformation from CSM to IBM Systems Director.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Abstract
Chapter 2. Planning and preparation
Chapter 3. Transformation scenarios
Chapter 4. Functional comparison
Chapter 5. Special topics
Appendix A. isdstat script

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