Solaris SPARC Client Requirements

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Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Solaris SPARC Backup-Archive Client

Cause

For an overview of TSM Client and Server supported operating systems and platforms:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309

Link to latest Server and Client downloads:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21239415


Resolving the problem

Hardware and Software Requirements


Version 7.1
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
SPARC system (sun4u or sun4v or equivalent)

No additional RAM is required for product installation. RAM requirements for running the product vary widely and depend on your environment, configuration, and tasks that you perform. Additional RAM might be required to run the product.
  • Solaris 11 all updates
  • Solaris 10 (64 bit) update 1 or higher
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with TSM Solaris server only, Solaris 10 only)
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java JRE 7
  • beginning with 7.1.2.1 Java JRE 7 or 8


Version 6.4
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
SPARC system (sun4u or sun4v or equivalent)

No additional RAM is required for product installation. RAM requirements for running the product vary widely and depend on your environment, configuration, and tasks that you perform. Additional RAM might be required to run the product.
  • Solaris 11 all updates
  • Solaris 10 (64 bit) update 1 or higher
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with TSM Solaris server only, Solaris 10 only)
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java JRE 6 or 7
  • beginning with 6.4.3 Java JRE 7 or 8


Version 6.3
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
SPARC system (sun4u or sun4v or equivalent)

No additional RAM is required for product installation. RAM requirements for running the product vary widely and depend on your environment, configuration, and tasks that you perform. Additional RAM might be required to run the product.
  • Solaris 11 all updates
  • Solaris 10 (64 bit) update 1 or higher
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with TSM Solaris server only, Solaris 10 only)
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java JRE 6 or 7


Version 6.2 is past End of Support (EOS). See the V6.2 Client: Version 6.1 is past End of Support (EOS). See the V6.1 Client: Version 5.5 is past End of Support (EOS). See the V5.5 Client:


Note:
  • The LAN-Free client also requires IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks (5608-SAN)
  • The NDMP client also requires IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition (5608-ISX)



Client Components Offered



Administrative
Backup/Archive
API
Command Line Interface
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
Web browser Interface
User
Interface 
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Related information

Latest client downloads
Overview TSM Operating Systems

Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Client

Software version:

6.3, 6.4, 7.1

Operating system(s):

Solaris

Reference #:

1052211

Modified date:

2015-06-30

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