Solaris SPARC Client Requirements

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Problem(Abstract)

Tivoli Storage Manager Solaris SPARC Backup-Archive Client Requirements

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


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


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
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 10 (32 bit or 64 bit) update 1 or higher
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with TSM Solaris server only)
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java: JRE 5 or 6


Version 6.1
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 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with TSM Solaris server only)
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java: JRE 5 or 6


Version 5.5
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
A SPARCstation or compatible workstation:
  • 128 MB RAM minimum
  • Disk Space - 100 MB

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 9 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Solaris 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with TSM Solaris server only)
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java: JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or greater) or JRE 5
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Mozilla 1.4 for the Web backup-archive client

Version 5.4 is past End of Support (EOS). Link to the 5.4 Client EOS page:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21592672



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)
  • HSM also requires IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management. See this page for HSM Requirements: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21248769



Client Components Offered



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


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Client

Software version:

5.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1

Operating system(s):

Solaris

Reference #:

1052211

Modified date:

2013-10-28

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