Hardware and software requirements for IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager (TSM) HSM for Windows®

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Hardware and software requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager HSM for Windows Clients

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Hardware and software requirements for:


Version 7.1
Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
64-bit: 1.4GHz (x64 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 1 GB of memory
  • 100 MB of available disk space
  • After V7.1.0 is installed and in use, do not downgrade to a previous release or fix-pack lower than V6.4.1. Stub files that are created with V7.1.0 and later versions are not compatible with versions lower than V6.4.1. Versions lower than fix pack V6.4.1 of the HSM for Windows client cannot recall files from stubs that are created with V7.1.0 or version V6.4.1 and later versions.

Supported versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 Essential Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 Datacenter Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Essential Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Datacenter Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment

Version 6.4 PTF 1 or higher
Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
64-bit: 1.4GHz (x64 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 1 GB of memory
  • 100 MB of available disk space
  • After V6.4.1 fix pack is installed and in use, do not downgrade to a previous release or fix-pack. Stub files that are created with this fix pack and later versions are not compatible with previous versions. Previous versions of the HSM for Windows client cannot recall files from stubs that are created with version 6.4.1 and later versions.

Supported versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows 2012 Server Essential Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Datacenter Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.4 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment

Version 6.4

Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
64-bit: 1.4GHz (x64 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 1 GB of memory
  • 100 MB of available disk space
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows 2012 Server Essential Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2012 Server Datacenter Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.4 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment

Version 6.3

Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
32-bit: 1GHz (x86 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

64-bit: 1.4GHz (x64 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 1 GB of memory
  • 100 MB of available disk space
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.3 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment


Version 6.1 PTF 3 or higher

Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
32-bit: 1GHz (x86 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

64-bit: 1.4GHz (x64 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 1 GB of memory
  • 100 MB of available disk space
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (32- or 64-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
With HSM for Windows client version 6.1.3.0 and 6.1.3.1 (inclusive):
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.
With HSM for Windows client version 6.1.3.2 or higher:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client or
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 Windows backup-archive & API client
Note: If you migrated data using the Tivoli Storage Manager V6.2 API client, you cannot recall or retrieve that data using the V6.1 API client

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment


Version 6.1.0

Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
64-bit: 1.4GHz (x64 processor)
  • Recommended: 2GHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 1 GB of memory
  • 100 MB of available disk space
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows 2008 Server Standard Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2008 Server Enterprise Edition (64-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment


Version 5.5

This release has reached End-Of-Support (EOS) on April 30, 2012, and will reach End-of-Life (EOL) on April 30, 2014.

Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
133 MHz (x86 processor)
  • Recommended: 550 MHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 512 MB of memory
  • 50 MB of available disk space

Note: More RAM is recommended for large numbers of files. For example, a migration operation that contains 1,000,000 files should be performed with at least 1 GB of RAM for best performance.
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows (with NTFS 5):
  • Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V5.5 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment


Version 5.4

This release has reached End-Of-Support (EOS) on September 30, 2011, and will reach End-of-Life (EOL) on September 30, 2013.

Hardware
Operating System and other Requirements
133 MHz (x86 processor)
  • Recommended: 550 MHz or faster

Minimum memory and space requirements:
  • 256 MB of memory
  • 25 MB of available disk space

Note: More RAM is recommended for large numbers of files. For example, a migration operation that contains 1,000,000 files should be performed with at least 1 GB of RAM for best performance.
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows (with NTFS 5):
  • Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported
  • Windows 2003 Server R2 Enterprise Edition (32-bit), all SPs supported

Supported versions of Tivoli Storage Manager Windows backup-archive client and Tivoli Storage Manager Windows API Client:
  • The Tivoli Storage Manager V5.4 Windows backup-archive & API client at the same PTF level as the HSM for Windows client, or at a greater PTF level than the HSM for Windows client.

For supported versions of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server see:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21053218

The HSM for Windows client supports installations on a Microsoft cluster (MSCS) environment

For an overview of TSM Client and Server supported operating systems and platforms:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309

For an overview of the latest download:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21427317

For an overview of the support for virtualized environments:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21239546

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager HSM for Windows

Software version:

5.4, 5.5, 6.1, 6.3, 6.4, 7.1

Operating system(s):

Windows 2003 server, Windows 2008 server, Windows 2012 server

Reference #:

1319299

Modified date:

2013-10-29

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