Apple Macintosh Client Requirements

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Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and software requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Apple Macintosh client.

Cause

Overview of TSM Client and Server supported operating systems and platforms:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309
Latest Client and Server downloads:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21239415


Resolving the problem

Hardware and Software Requirements
Version 7.1
Version 6.4
Version 6.3
Version 6.2
Version 6.1
Version 5.5


Version 7.1
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any 64-bit Intel-based Macintosh
Macintosh OS X:
10.8
10.9
10.10, with 7.1.1 or higher client (subject to IT05080)
TCP/IP
Additional software:
For Java GUI and Web GUI:
  • Java JRE 7 for Mac OS X 10.8 and 10.9
  • Java JDK 8 for Mac OS X 10.10



Version 6.4
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any 64-bit Intel-based Macintosh
Macintosh OS X:
10.7
10.8
10.9, with 6.4.1.5 or higher client
TCP/IP
Additional software:
For Java GUI and Web GUI: Java JRE 6


Version 6.3
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any 64-bit Intel-based Macintosh
Macintosh OS X:
10.6
10.7
10.8, with 6.3.1 or higher client
TCP/IP
Additional software:
For Java GUI and Web GUI: Java JRE 6


Version 6.2
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any PowerPC or Intel-based
Macintosh
Macintosh OS X:
10.5
10.6
10.7, with 6.2.2 or higher client
TCP/IP
Additional software:
For Java GUI and Web GUI: Java JRE 5 or 6


Version 6.1
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any PowerPC or Intel-based Macintosh Macintosh OS X:
10.5
10.6, with 6.1.3 or higher client
TCP/IP
Additional software:
For Java GUI and Web GUI: Java JRE 5 or 6

Note: starting with Java Update 4 for Mac 10.5.7 and higher, the default path for temp files changed, causing the 6.1.0.0 TSM client Java GUI to fail with error ANS1971E after installation. This was corrected in 6.1.0.1 and higher clients. See APAR IC61544.


Version 5.5
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any PowerPC or Intel-based Macintosh
  • 128 MB RAM
  • Disk space - 100 MB
Macintosh OS X:
10.5
TCP/IP
Additional software:
For Java GUI and Web GUI: Java JRE 1.4.x (where x>=1) or Java JRE 5

Note: starting with Java Update 4 for Mac 10.5.7 and higher, the default path for temp files changed, causing the 5.5.0.0 through 5.5.2.0 TSM client Java GUI to fail with error ANS1971E after installation. This was corrected in 5.5.2.3 and higher clients. See APAR IC61544.


Version 5.4
Tivoli Storage Manager 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


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 
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes(6.1)

Related information

Client downloads by version


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

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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):

Macintosh

Reference #:

1053584

Modified date:

2014-10-22

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