TSM Client Requirements for V5.3, which is past End-of-Support (EOS)

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Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 5.3 clients, which reached End-Of-Support (EOS) on April 30, 2008, and reached End-of-Life (EOL) on April 30, 2010.
The "special" 5.3.6 clients (Windows 2000, Solaris 8, and Linux x86 RHEL 3) all also reached EOL.

Resolving the problem

TSM 5.3 Client Requirements (V5.3 went EOS on April 30, 2008)

AIX
HP-UX PA-RISC
HP-UX Itanium (IA64)
Linux x86/x86_64
Linux on POWER
Linux zSeries
Solaris SPARC
Solaris x86/x86_64
z/OS USS
Macintosh
NetWare
OS/400 (i5/OS) API
Windows



AIX:

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
RS/6000 or iSeries or pSeries workstation with:
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Available disk space - See README file

HACMP requires:
  • At least 2 identical pSeries (RS/6000)
  • SSA shared hard
    disk array
  • One additional network adapter for each machine
One of the following:
  • AIX 5.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • AIX 5.2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • AIX 5.3 (32-bit or 64-bit, user or group names < 64 chars; see IC43276)

Backup/Archive client supports the following filesystems:
  • JFS
  • JFS2
  • GPFS 2.2 or 2.3, or toleration of 3.1
  • VxFS 3.4 or 4.0
  • SanFS 2.1
One of the following:
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with AIX
  • Shared Memory Protocol (with AIX server only)

Note:
The Web backup-archive client requires TCP/IP
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

For HACMP:
  • Cluster definition IP Alias
  • HACMP 5.1 or 5.2
  • HACMP 5.3 or 5.4 also with V5.3.3 or higher B/A and API clients and HACMP APARs applied
    • HACMP 5.3 support requires HACMP APAR IY80002
    • HACMP 5.4 support requires HACMP APAR IY89869


HP-UX PA-RISC:
Hardware
Operating
System
Communication
Protocol
An HP 9000 Series 700 or 800 PA-RISC workstation or equivalent with:
  • 256 MB RAM
  • For disk space - See README file
  • HP-UX 11i V1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • HP-UX 11i V2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX server only)

Note:
The Web backup-archive client requires TCP/IP
Additional Software
Java GUI and Web backup-archive client require:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or higher)
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Mozilla 1.4


HP-UX Itanium:
Hardware
Operating
System
Communication
Protocol
An HP Itanium 2 workstation or equivalent with:
  • 256 MB RAM (512 if using Java GUI)
  • For disk space - See README file
  • 11i V2 for Itanium 2
  • 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 1.4.x (where x is 1 or higher)

Web backup-archive client also requires: Mozilla 1.4

Linux x86/x86_64:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
An X86 based PC architecture (such as Pentium) or later, or AMD64/EM64T processor (B/A and API only)
  • 128 MB RAM
  • Disk space: see the README file
  • SLES 8
  • SLES 9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (AS,WS,ES) (need compat-gcc-c++-7.3-2.96.122.i386.rpm)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AS,WS,ES)
  • RedFlag 4.1
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Linux
  • Shared Memory (only with Linux x86 TSM server)
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


Linux on POWER:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Linux on POWER
  • OpenPower
  • JS20 Blades
  • pSeries partition
  • iSeries partition
  • SLES 8 and 9
  • RHEL 3 and 4
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Linux
  • Shared Memory (with Linux pSeries or iSeries TSM server only)
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


Linux zSeries:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
A 9672 G5 or G6, Multiprise 3000, or zSeries 800, 890, 900, or 990,
in 31 bit and 64 bit mode
  • SLES 8 and 9
  • RHEL 3.0 Update 1, and 4
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Linux
  • Shared Memory (with zSeries Linux TSM server only)
Additional Software:
For Web B/A GUI:
  • Java JRE 1.4.1
  • Mozilla 1.4


Solaris SPARC:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
A SPARCstation or compatible workstation:
  • 128 MB RAM minimum
  • Disk Space - See README file
  • Solaris 8 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Solaris 9 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Solaris 10 (32 bit or 64 bit) (V5.3.2 and up)
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Sun Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with Sun Solaris server only)

Web GUI can only be used with TCP/IP
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


Solaris x86/x86_64:
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
  • Disk space: see the README file
  • Solaris 10 (32-bit or 64-bit, global zones only)

Note: Need V5.3.5 fix pack package for 64-bit API client
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Sun 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


z/OS USS:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol, Other
Any zSeries architecture CPU
  • Minimum disk space: see the product README file
One of the following:
  • z/OS V1R4
  • z/OS V1R5
  • z/OS V1R6
  • z/OS V1R7
with USS (which comes standard)
IBM TCP/IP
Additional Software
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or greater), or Java JRE 5
  • Mozilla 1.4 for the Web backup-archive client


Macintosh:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Any PowerBook or Power Macintosh PC (G3 or higher)
  • 128 MB RAM
  • Disk space - see the README file
Macintosh OS X:
10.3.9+, 10.4.0+
TCP/IP


NetWare:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Machine- A personal computer or workstation running as a NetWare file server

Minimum memory and space requirement to run:
  • RAM - 1 MB for each 8,000 files per volume
  • Disk space - see the README file
  • Novell NetWare 5.1 or
  • Novell NetWare 6.5
(both with current support patches from Novell)
TCP/IP, which comes standard with Novell NetWare
Additional Software
Web backup-archive client requires:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or greater), or Java JRE 5

OS/400 (i5/OS) API:
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
Version 5.3
  • Any OS/400 or IBM eServer iSeries processor
  • 64 MB memory
  • 5 MB disk space
Version 5.3
  • V5R2
  • V5R3
Version 5.3
  • TCP/IP

Windows:
w2k certified  

Tivoli Storage Manager 5.3 is Certified for Windows Server 2003.
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
32-bit: An Intel Pentium or compatible processor, or multi- processor based computer with:
  • 32 MB RAM or more
  • See README or table below for disk space requirements

IA64: Itanium processor supporting ACPI 2.0 64-bit fixed tables, with:
  • 32 MB RAM or more
  • See README or table below for disk space requirements

x64: An AMD64 or EM64T processor or multi-processor based computer with:
  • 128 MB RAM or more
  • See README for disk space requirements
Backup/Archive and API clients require one of the following:
  • Windows XP Professional (32 bit and 64 bit) SP1 and up
  • Windows 2003 Server, Web Server, Enterprise Server, Datacenter, and Storage Server (32 bit or 64 bit as appropriate, all SPs supported)
  • Windows 2003 Server R2, Enterprise Server R2, Datacenter R2, and Storage Server R2 (x32 or x64 as appropriate, toleration only)
  • Windows 2000 Professional, Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server, SP2 and up
  • Citrix Presentation Server for Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 (32-bit)
  • Windows Preinstallation Environments (Windows PE) (32-bit only) for recovery scenarios, as described in the Tivoli Field Guide (Use search term 7005028)

NOTE: Only 64-bit clients can be run on 64-bit machines.

NOTE: On Windows 2003, if you plan to back up System State, you must install Microsoft hotfix roll-up packages 934016 (for COM+) and 940349 (for VSS). These can be found at Microsoft's support page http://support.microsoft.com.

Server-free client requires Windows 2000, SP 2 or later.

NDMP client requires Windows 2000.

Windows 2003 System State and System Services backups require a TSM 5.2.0 or higher server.
One for the following, which are included in the base Windows product packages:
  • TCP/IP (the only one used for Web client)
  • Named Pipes
  • Shared Memory (with V5.3 TSM Windows server)
Note:
For information on which TSM client functions are supported on which hardware, see Function table

Web client requires Java JRE 1.4.x (where x >= 1)

V5.3 32-BIT CLIENT DISK SPACE REQUIREMENTS:

                                 TSM           SYSTEM
   INSTALLATION TYPE         DIRECTORY       DIRECTORY       TOTAL
   -------------------------------------------------------------------
   Full install(all languages) 200 MB         10 MB         210 MB

    Full install (one language)  55 MB         10 MB          65 MB
   Complete (Typical) install   27 MB         10 MB          37 MB


V5.3 IA64 OR X64 CLIENT DISK SPACE REQUIREMENTS:

                                 TSM           SYSTEM
   INSTALLATION TYPE         DIRECTORY       DIRECTORY       TOTAL
   -------------------------------------------------------------------
   Full install(all languages) 220 MB         10 MB         230 MB

    Full install (one language)  60 MB         10 MB          70 MB
   Complete (Typical) install   35 MB         10 MB          45 MB


Plus room to download the client (see package size on download site), and temp space equal to the disk space requirments applicable above to extract the client.

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager
Client

Software version:

5.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Macintosh, NetWare, OS/400, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1303997

Modified date:

2008-05-02

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