Linux x86 (32-bit) TSM Server Requirements and Support

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Abstract

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server for Linux 32-bit x86 minimum requirements and support are listed below. Starting with V6.1, the server is not supported on Linux 32-bit x86. The V6.1 storage agent is still supported on Linux 32-bit x86.

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Minimum Hardware and Software Requirements



To see a list of all Tivoli Storage Manager server, storage agent, and client
supported platforms click here .


Minimum Requirements for TSM Storage Agent V6.1
Note: TSM V6.1 server is notsupported on Linux 32-bit x86.
Hardware Operating System Communication Protocol Additional Software
Machine
  • An i686 compatible symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) or uniprocessor (UP)

Minimum memory and space requirement to run:
  • RAM - 2 GB (A minimum of 4 GB for production servers)
  • Disk space:
    • 5 MB for the /var directory
    • 4 GB for the /opt directory
    • 190 MB for the /tmp directory
    • 300 MB for the /usr directory
One of the following:
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (starting with TSM Server V6.1.2)
  • Asianux 3.0


TCP/IP, which comes standard with Linux x86

Shared memory protocol
V2.3.3, or later of the GNU C libraries installed on the target machine
Minimum Requirements for TSM Server V5.5 and
TSM Storage Agent V5.5
Hardware Operating System Communication Protocol Additional Software
Machine
  • An i686 compatible symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) or uniprocessor (UP)

Minimum memory and space requirement to run:
  • RAM - 128 MB
  • Disk space - 256 MB hard disk space (includes full install, 9 MB recovery log, 17 MB database)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and 10

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (starting with TSM Server 5.5.3)

Asianux 2.0
  • Red Flag DC 5.0
  • Miracle Linux 4.0
  • Haansoft Linux 2006

Asianux 3.0
TCP/IP, which comes standard with Linux x86

Shared memory protocol
V2.3.3, or later of the GNU C libraries installed on the target machine


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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Server

Software version:

5.5, 6.1

Operating system(s):

Linux x86

Reference #:

1107360

Modified date:

2014-06-06

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