Documentation Updates for Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery Version 6.1.6.x.

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What are the documentation Updates for Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery Version 6.1.6.x?

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The following changes apply to the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery Version 6.1.6.x documentation:
UEFI platform machines:
Location of the information that was updated:
Information Center:
Overview
Supported environments

Installation and User's Guide (SC27-2308-06):
Page 3

Old title:
UEFI platform machines (IA64 - Intel Itanium or X86 processors)

New title:
UEFI platform machines (IA64 - Intel Itanium)

Location of the information that was updated:
Information Center:
Overview
Supported environments

Installation and User's Guide (SC27-2308-06):
Page 5

The following section has been added to the guide:
UEFI platform machine (X86 processors)

On X86_64 UEFI machines there is no need to physically remove the hard disk. After installing the windows operating system to configure the partitions, complete the following steps:

  1. Start the computer using the FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD.
  2. Choose the drive snapshot (usually volume C:) that you want to restore.
  3. Use the advanced (volume restore) option of FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery to restore the system volume to the system volume partition created using the windows installation. For more information regarding the volume restore process see step nine of the "Using the FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD for bare machine recovery on your Windows system" section.).
  4. After the volume restore is complete remove the FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD and restart the computer.

Note: On UEFI virtual machines, when installing the Windows operating system the computer should be configured to UEFI boot. Mark the machine as UEFI in the configuration settings under boot option. When loading the FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD configure the virtual machine to BIOS boot (not UEFI boot). When the restore process is over, configure the machine back to UEFI boot.

UEFI platform machines:
Location of the information that was updated:
Information Center:
Using Tivoli Storage Manager for Bare Machine Recovery
Using Tivoli Storage Manager for Bare Machine Recovery on your Linux system
Creating a FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery on SUSE Linux

Installation and User's Guide (SC27-2308-06):
Page 21

Old text:
  1. Login to your SUSE Studio account and click Create new appliance.
    a. In the Choose a base template section, select Server in the OpenSUSE 11 or OpenSUSE 12 field.

New text:
  1. Login to your SUSE Studio account and click Create new appliance.
    a. In the Choose a base template section, select Server in the Suse Linux Enterprise 11 SP1 field.

Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) :
Location of the information that was updated:
Information Center:
Creating a FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD for your Windows system

Installation and User's Guide (SC27-2308-06):
Page 9

Old text:
To create a FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD, complete the following steps:
  1. Download the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery base code package that you downloaded from either Passport Advantage or the IBM Support Fix Central Web site.
  2. Download and install the Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) on a 32-bit operating system. You can download the latest Microsoft Windows AIK from the Microsoft Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=94BB6E34-D890-4932-81A5-5B50C657DE08&displaylang=en.

    After the download is complete, create a CD from the downloaded image using your CD burning software and install the AIK software following the instructions on the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) Web site. In order to install additional languages, you need this Windows AIK CD that you just created. Microsoft PE is part of the AIK package you download and install.

New text:
To create a FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery CD, complete the following steps:
  1. Download the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery base code package that you downloaded from either Passport Advantage or the IBM Support Fix Central Web site.
  2. Download and install the Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) on a 32-bit operating system. You can download the Microsoft Windows AIK from the Microsoft Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=94BB6E34-D890-4932-81A5-5B50C657DE08&displaylang=en.
    The Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 (32 bit) are supported.

    After the download is complete, create a CD from the downloaded image using your CD burning software and install the AIK software following the instructions on the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) Web site. In order to install additional languages, you need this Windows AIK CD that you just created. Microsoft PE is part of the AIK package you download and install.

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery

Software version:

6.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1606242

Modified date:

2014-01-16

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