IBM z/OS UNIX System Services Client Requirements

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Problem(Abstract)

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager z/OS UNIX System Services (USS) Client Hardware and Software Requirements

Cause

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

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


Resolving the problem

Hardware and Software Requirements

Version 6.1
The client at this functional level is supported like a TSM Version 6.2 client
The client at this functional level is supported like a TSM Version 6.3 client on z/OS V1R11, V1R12, V1R13, and V2R1, for as long as 6.3 TSM z/OS Media is supported
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol, Other
Any zSeries architecture CPU One of the following:
  • z/OS V1R8
  • z/OS V1R9
  • z/OS V1R10
  • z/OS V1R11
    (starting with 6.1.3 client)
  • z/OS V1R12
    (starting with 6.1.4 client)
  • z/OS V1R13
    (starting with 6.1.5 client)
  • z/OS V2R1
    (starting with 6.1.5 client)
with USS (which comes standard)
IBM TCP/IP
Additional Software
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Java JRE 5 or 6


Version 5.5
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol, Other
Any zSeries architecture CPU One of the following:
  • z/OS V1R7
  • z/OS V1R8
  • z/OS V1R9
with USS (which comes standard)
IBM TCP/IP
Additional Software
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or greater), or Java JRE 5
  • 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

Version 5.3 is past End of Support (EOS). Link to the 5.3 Client EOS page:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21303997

Restrictions:

Server functions not included in this client:

    • SQLDB: Certain SQL select statements using path for the files backed up by an OS/390 UNIX System Services client might not work properly.
    • Server command 'query content'
    • Cross client restore

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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yes
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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Client

Software version:

5.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

1052224

Modified date:

2014-05-27

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