Overview - Tivoli Storage Manager Supported Operating Systems

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The table below shows an overview of the operating system levels supported by Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) server, client, and storage agent.

Answer

This table is an overview only. For the most current details for each component's platform support, including Hardware Requirements, please click on the platform name in the Platform column (column on left) of the table.
Note:
Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 6.4.1 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition Version 6.4.1 are made up of the following components and code levels:

  • Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center Version 6.4.1
  • Backup-archive client at Version 6.4
  • Application programming interface (API) at Version 6.4
  • Server at Version 6.3.4, including the Administration Center, Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager, and device driver components, which are also at Version 6.3.4


Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 6.4 and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition Version 6.4 are made up of the following components and code levels:
  • Backup-archive client at Version 6.4
  • Application programming interface (API) at Version 6.4
  • Server at Version 6.3.3, including the Administration Center, Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager, and device driver components, which are also at Version 6.3.3


TSM Server and Storage Agent
6.3.x and 7.1 Platforms

AIX
HP-UX
Linux on POWER
Linux x86
Linux x86_64
Linux zSeries
Solaris
Windows

TSM Client 6.4 and 7.1 Platforms

AIX
HP-UX Itanium
Linux on POWER
Linux x86 / x86_64
Linux zSeries
Macintosh
Solaris SPARC
Windows

TSM Operations Center Version Requirements
For TSM Operations Center requirements click here.

TSM Administration Center Requirements
For TSM Administration Center requirements click here.
TSM Monitoring and Reporting Requirements
For TSM Monitoring and Reporting requirements click here.


Related information
*For TSM Client and TSM Server/Storage Agent compatibility click here.
*For TSM Storage Agent and Library-Client and TSM Server compatibility click here.
*For TSM Virtualization and Virtual Machine requirements click here.
*For TSM Supported Devices for AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Windows click here.
*For TSM Supported Devices for Linux click here.

*For the latest TSM Client and TSM Server Downloads click here.

*For the Version 6.3 Overview click here
*For the Version 6.2 Overview click here
*For the Version 6.1 Overview click here
*For the Version 5.5 Overview click here



Tip: Tivoli Storage Manager and Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition Version 6.4 include the server at Version 6.3.3. The Version 6.3.3 server is also available for download separately, as a fix pack.

Tip: As in previous releases, the Storage Agents are packaged with the Version 6.3.3 TSM Server for installation, but require Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks.


Platform

Click on the platform name in the table for detailed requirements
TSM Server and Storage Agent
Version 6.3.x
Operating System

Note that V6.3.3 is the version included with IBM TSM V6.4 product
V6.3.4 is the version included with the IBM TSM 6.4.1 product
TSM Server and Storage Agent
Version 7.1
Operating System

AIX
  • AIX V6.1 (64 bit) TL 2
  • AIX V7.1 (64 bit)
  • AIX V6.1 (64 bit) TL 7 and SP6
  • AIX V7.1 (64 bit) TL 1 and SP6.
HP-UX ITANIUM:
  • HP-UX 11i v3 (64 bit ) with PHCO_38658 - libc cumulative patch
ITANIUM:
  • HP-UX 11i v3 (11.31, 64 bit) with
    • PHCO_38658 - libc cumulative patch
    • PHSS_37202
    • PHKL_41481
    • PHKL_42035
    • PHKL_42335
    • PHKL_41588
    • PHSS_41496
Linux on POWER
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 , Update 3 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, all updates are supported
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Service Pack 2 or later
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, all updates are supported
  • GNU C libraries, Version 2.4-31.30 and later.
  • Not supported
Linux x86
  • Not supported
  • Not supported
Linux x86_64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Update 3 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, all updates are supported
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Service Pack 2 or later
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, all updates are supported
  • GNU C libraries, Version 2.3.3-98.38 and later.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, all updates are supported
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, all updates are supported
Linux zSeries
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Update 3 or later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, all updates are supported
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Service Pack 2 or later
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, all updates are supported
  • GNU C library, Version 2.4-31.43.6 and later.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, all updates are supported
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, Service Pack 2 or later
Solaris SPARC 64 bit:
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11 (for TSM Storage Agent only)
SPARC 64 bit:
  • Solaris 10 Update 10 with
    • Patch 118822-25
    • If raw devices are used, patch 125100-07
  • Solaris 11 (for TSM Storage Agent only)
Windows Server
  • ​Microsoft Windows Server 2008: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter x64 Edition (64-bit only) ​
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter​
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter (starting with TSM server V6.3.4)

Storage Agent
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter x64 Edition (64-bit or 32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter​
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter (starting with TSM server V6.3.4)
Note for both Server and Storage Agent:
All service packs are supported.
Server
  • ​Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter​
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter

Storage Agent
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter​
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012: Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter

Note for both Server and Storage Agent:
All service packs are supported.




Platform

Click on the platform name in the table for detailed requirements
TSM Client 6.4
Operating Systems

(Note that the TSM V6.4 product includes the TSM Server version 6.3.3)
TSM Client 7.1
Operating Systems

AIX
  • AIX V6.1
  • AIX V7.1
plus required minimum level of
  • xlC.rte and xlsmp.rte filesets
  • AIX V6.1
  • AIX V7.1
plus required minimum level of
  • xlC.rte and xlsmp.rte filesets
HP-UX Itanium
  • HP-UX 11i V3
  • HP-UX 11i V3
Linux on POWER
  • SLES 10 (64 bit)
  • SLES 11 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 5 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 6 (64 bit)
  • SLES 11 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 5 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 6 (64 bit)
Linux x86/x84_64
  • SLES 10 (64 bit)
  • SLES 11 (64 bit)
  • SLED 10 (64 bit)
  • SLED 11 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 5 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 6 (64 bit)
  • SLES 11 (64 bit)
  • SLED 11 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 5 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 6 (64 bit)
Linux zSeries
  • SLES 10 (64 bit)
  • SLES 11 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 5 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 6 (64 bit)
  • SLES 11 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 5 (64 bit)
  • RHEL 6 (64 bit)
Macintosh
  • Mac OS 10.7
  • Mac OS 10.8
  • Mac OS 10.9, beginning with 6.4.1.5 client
  • Mac OS 10.8
  • Mac OS 10.9
Solaris SPARC
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11
Windows
  • Windows Vista, all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for non-EFI)
  • Windows 2008 Server, all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for non-EFI)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, all x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for non-EFI)
  • Windows Server 2012, all x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for non-EFI)
  • Windows 7, all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for non-EFI)
  • Windows 8 (not 8.1), all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for non-EFI)
  • Windows 2008 Server, all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, all x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI)
  • Windows Server 2012, all x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2, all x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI); see limitations on detailed requirements page
  • Windows 7, all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI)
  • Windows 8, all x32 and x64 editions (Automated System Recovery (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI)
  • Windows 8.1, all x32 and x64 editions (ASR) for EFI and non-EFI); see limitations on detailed requirements page

Related information

Latest TSM Server and Client Downloads
TSM Operations Center
TSM Administration Center Requirements
TSM Client and Server Compatibility
TSM StgAgent/LibClient and Server Compatibility
TSM Virtualization/Virtual Machine Requirements
Overview - TSM 5.5 Supported Operating Systems
Overview - TSM 6.1 Supported Operating Systems
Overivew - TSM 6.2 Supported Operating Systems
Overview - TSM 6.3 Supported Operating Systems
TSM Related Products

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Server

Software version:

6.3, 6.4, 7.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1243309

Modified date:

2014-02-20

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