TSM HSM Requirements for V5.4, which is past End-of-Support (EOS)

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Problem(Abstract)

Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management (TSM HSM) 5.4, which reached End-Of-Support (EOS) on April 30, 2012, and will reach End-of-Life (EOL) on April 30, 2015.

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TSM 5.4 HSM Requirements (V5.4 went EOS on April 30, 2012)

AIX

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
RS/6000 or System i or System p or compatible workstation, as supported by AIX, with:
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 1 GB disk space for the installation
One of the following:
  • AIX 5.2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • AIX 5.3, at Technology Level 5 or higher (32-bit or 64-bit, user or group names < 64 chars)

One of the following:
  • JFS2 (64 bit only)
  • GPFS 2.3 (2.3.0.11+)
  • GPFS 3.1 (3.1.0.8+)

Note: For HSM on JFS2 with AIX 5.3 TL11 SP6 make sure that the following AIX APAR fix is installed:
  • IZ96928
One of the following:
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with AIX
  • Shared Memory Protocol (with AIX server only)
Additional Software:
The HSM client GUI requires:
  • JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or higher)


HP-UX Itanium

Hardware
Operating
System
Communication
Protocol
An HP Integrity server (Itanium) workstation or equivalent with:
  • 256 MB RAM (512 if using Java GUI)
  • 100 MB disk space
  • for HSM 5.4.1.1 or higher HP-UX 11i V2 for Itanium 2 (64-bit)
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX Itanium server only)
Additional Software:
For Java GUI
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x >=1)
  • X Window System (X11).


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
  • 100 MB disk space
  • HP-UX 11i V2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with HP-UX
  • Shared Memory (with HP-UX server only)
Additional Software:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or higher)
  • VxFS 4.1 with Patch from Veritas PHKL_29896 and PHCO_29897
  • VxVM 3.5 or later, OnlineJFS 3.3 or 3.5 with a valid license

Linux x86

Hardware
Operating/File System
Communication Protocol
A X86 based PC architecture (such as Pentium) or later
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 149 MB Disk space
  • SLES 9 and 10, including all SLES 10 SP levels
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (AS,WS,ES)

  • GPFS 2.3 (2.3.0.11+) and 3.1 (3.1.0.8+) with RSCT 2.4.4.0 or higher
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Linux
  • Shared Memory (only with Linux x86 TSM server)
Additional Software:
For Java GUI:
  • Java: JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or higher)
  • X Window System (X11). If you do not plan to use the HSM GUI, add the --nodeps option of the rpm command to disable the check for this requirement.

Solaris Sparc

Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol
A SPARC or compatible system with:
  • 256 MB RAM minimum (512 MB recommended)
  • 1 GB Disk Space for an HSM managed file system (10 GB disk space recommended for an HSM managed file system)
  • Solaris 9 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Solaris 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)



  • Veritas File System (VxFS) 4.1
  • TCP/IP, which comes standard with Sun Solaris
  • Shared Memory Communication (with Sun Solaris SPARC server only)
Additional Software:
HSM Java GUI requires:
  • JRE 1.4.x, where x>=1

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager for Space Management

Software version:

5.4

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP Itanium, HP-UX, Linux/x86, Solaris

Reference #:

1593243

Modified date:

2012-05-07

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