TSM FastBack for Workstations v6.3 and v6.3.1 Hardware and Software Requirements

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What are the hardware and software requirements for FastBack for Workstations?

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Hardware, Software, Browser Support

Client (Desktop/Laptop only)

Hardware requirements:
An Intel Pentium(R) III processor with:
1.66 GHz CPU, or higher
1 GB RAM, or higher
100 MB free disk space (plus user configured amt of additional space for local file repository)

Software requirements:
The minimum hardware configuration for Windows workstations must be compatible with that stated by Microsoft for the respective operating systems.
Microsoft Windows Vista Business, SP1, SP2 (x86-32)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate ( x86-32, 64-bit support), MS Windows code signing
Microsoft Windows Vista Basic, SP1, SP2 (x86-32)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, SP1, SP2 (x86-32, x86-64)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, SP1, SP2 (x86-32, x86-64)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise with FDCC settings, SP1 (x86-32)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Edition (x86-32)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (x86-32, x86-64)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (x86-32, x86-64)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (x86-32, x86-64)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate with USGCB (x86-32, x86-64)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (x86-32, x86-64)

added to V6.3.1:
Microsoft Windows 8 (x86-32, x86-64)

Note: the following are also supported through April 2014, as documented in this technote http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21586882
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 (x86-32)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional with FDCC settings SP3 (x86-32)

Supported Browsers
The FB4W Client GUI supports the following browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer, V7, V8, V9
Mozilla Firefox, V3.5.3, 3.6, 4.0.1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

added to V6.3.1:
Mozilla Firefox V11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 10 ERS
Google Chrome V22

Central Administration Console
Hardware requirements:
An Intel Pentium(R) III processor with:
500 MHZ CPU, or higher
3 GB RAM, or higher
4 GB free disk space on installation drive; 2GB temporary space during installation on system drive.

Software requirements:
The minimum hardware configuration for Windows servers must be compatible with that stated by Microsoft for the respective operating system.

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard, SP1 (x86 32 & 64 bit)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, SP1 (x86 32 & 64 bit)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard, SP1 (x86 32 & 64 bit)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, SP1 (x86 32 & 64 bit)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard R2 (x86-64)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2 (x86-64)

Supported Browsers
The CAC supports the following browsers:
Microsoft/Internet Explorer, V7, V8
Firefox/Mozilla, V3.5.3, 3.6

added to V6.3.1:
Microsoft Internet Explorer, V9
Mozilla Firefox, V10 ERS

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations

Software version:

6.3

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1572912

Modified date:

2012-11-16

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