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Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Hewlett-Packard (HP) HP-UX IA64 Itanium 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
Version 7.1
Version 6.4
Version 6.3


Version 8.1
Attention: within V8.1 only the HP-UX IA64 Itanium API is delivered
Hardware
Operating
System
Communication
Protocol
System:
An HP Integrity server (Itanium) workstation or equivalent

Disk Space:
200 MB disk space is required to install the API client

Memory:
No additional RAM is required.
  • 11i V3 for Itanium 2 64-bit
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX Itanium server only)
Additional Software: --


Version 7.1

Hardware
Operating
System
Communication
Protocol
System:
An HP Integrity server (Itanium) workstation or equivalent

Disk Space:
700 MB disk space is required to install the client, and all language packs.

Memory:
No additional RAM is required.
  • 11i V3 for Itanium 2 64-bit
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX Itanium server only)

Note:
The Web backup-archive client requires TCP/IP
Additional Software:
Web backup-archive client and Java GUI require:
  • prior to 7.1.2.1:
    • Java GUI requires Java JRE 7
    • The Web client requires the Java plugin that is included in JRE 7
  • beginning with 7.1.2.1:
    • Java GUI requires Java JRE 7 or Java JRE 8
    • The Web client requires the Java plugin that is included in JRE 7 or JRE 8.
Note: Search http://www.hp.com for appropriate terms to locate the download. For example, search for Java JRE.


Version 6.4

Hardware
Operating
System
Communication
Protocol
System:
An HP Integrity server (Itanium) workstation or equivalent

Disk Space:
700 MB disk space is required to install the client, and all language packs.

Memory:
No additional RAM is required.
  • 11i V3 for Itanium 2 64-bit
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX Itanium server only)

Note:
The Web backup-archive client requires TCP/IP
Additional Software:
Web backup-archive client and Java GUI require:
  • prior to 6.4.3:
    • Java GUI requires Java: JRE 6 or JRE 7
    • The Web client requires the Java plugin that is included in JRE 6 or JRE 7.
  • beginning with 6.4.3:
    • Java GUI requires Java JRE 6 or JRE 7 or JRE 8
    • The Web client requires the Java plugin that is included in RE6 or JRE 7 or JRE 8.
Note:
1. Search http://www.hp.com for appropriate terms to locate the download. For example, search for Java JRE.
2. The Web client is supported when running in a Firefox browser with the required plugin.


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
System:
An HP Integrity server (Itanium) workstation or equivalent

Disk Space:
700 MB disk space is required to install the client, and all language packs.

Memory:
No additional RAM is required.
  • 11i V3 for Itanium 2 64-bit
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX Itanium server only)

Note:
The Web backup-archive client requires TCP/IP
Additional Software:
Web backup-archive client and Java GUI require:
  • Java JRE 6 or 7 for the Java GUI. Search http://www.hp.com for appropriate terms to locate the download. For example, search for Java JRE.
  • The Web client requires the Java plugin that is included in JRE 6 or JRE 7.
    The client is supported when running in a Firefox browser with the required plugin.


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).

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 
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes

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