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Oracle Solaris SPARC Client Requirements

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Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Solaris SPARC Backup-Archive and API Client

Cause

Tip: The product now known as IBM Spectrum Protect™ was named IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager in releases earlier than Version 7.1.3. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see technote 1963634.

Overview of IBM Spectrum Protect™ Client and Server supported operating systems and platforms: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309
Overview of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Client and Server supported operating systems and platforms: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21994042

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


Resolving the problem

Hardware and Software Requirements


Version 8.1

Attention: within V8.1 only the Oracle Solaris SPARC API is delivered
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.
API client requires:
· Solaris 11 (64 bit) or higher updates
· Solaris 10 (64 bit) update 1 or higher updates
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
Additional Software: --


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 (64 bit) or higher 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

Note: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 6.3 will reach End-Of-Support (EOS) on April 30, 2017. There will be no support extensions for TSM Version 6.3 products. Clients are encouraged to upgrade to a current product release that has not yet reached end of support. See in TSM Family Products with Support Extension contracts available which releases are active supported or which which are the recommendations for replacement.

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
(until version 7.1)
Backup/Archive
(until version 7.1)
HSM
API
Command Line Interface
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
Web Browser Interface
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
Interface 
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Related information

Latest client downloads
Overview Spectrum Protect Operating Systems
Overview TSM Operating Systems


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Management Tivoli Storage Manager Client

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager
Client


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