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Oracle Solaris x86/x86_64 Backup-Archive Client Requirements

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and Software Requirements for Tivoli Storage Manager Solaris x86/x86_64 Backup-Archive Client

Cause

For an overview of TSM Backup-Archive 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 (beginning with 7.1.1)

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Systems based on x86-64 processor architecture such as Intel 64 or AMD64
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web Backup-Archive client require:
  • prior 7.1.2.1: requires Java JRE 7
  • beginning with 7.1.2.1: requires Java JRE 7 or 8

Version 6.2 is past End of Support (EOS) see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21671647

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
An X86 based PC architecture (such as Pentium) or later, or x86_64 AMD64/EM64T processor
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web Backup-Archive client require:
  • Java JRE 5 or 6

Version 6.1 is past End of Support (EOS). See the 6.1 Client EOS page: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21635108

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
An X86 based PC architecture (such as Pentium) or later, or x86_64 AMD64/EM64T processor
  • Solaris 10
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web Backup-Archive client require:
  • Java JRE 5 or 6

Version 5.5 is past End of Support (EOS). See the 5.5 Client EOS page: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21635108

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
An X86 based PC architecture (such as Pentium) or later, or x86_64 AMD64/EM64T processor, and
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 100 MB Disk space
  • Solaris 10
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Solaris
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web Backup-Archive client require:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or greater), or Java JRE 5
Web Backup-Archive client also requires:
  • Mozilla 1.4 for the Web Backup-Archive client


NOTE:
  • The LAN-Free client also requires IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks (5608-SAN).

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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Related information

Client downloads by version


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

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager
Client

Software version: 5.5, 6.1, 6.2, 7.1

Operating system(s): Solaris

Reference #: 1232956

Modified date: 08 June 2015