Compatibility Information: Version 6.4 Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server

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Abstract

This document includes information regarding Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Databases: Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server Version 6.4 compatibility with earlier releases.

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  • Existing backups created using previous versions of Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Databases: Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server can be restored using Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4 within the constraints of the platforms and applications supported by the 6.4 release.
  • New backups created with Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4 cannot be restored using previous versions of Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4 can be used with either:
    • Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Copy Services 6.1
    • Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager 3.2

  • The following user interfaces that were available in Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.3 are no longer available with the 6.4 release:
    • MFC GUI (tdpsql.exe)
    The MMC GUI interface available in Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.3 remains available in the 6.4 release.

  • The following operating systems supported in Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases: Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.3 are no longer supported with the 6.4 release:
    • Windows 2003
    • Windows 2003 R2
    If you are using one of these operating systems for your SQL Server, you can not upgrade to Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4 for those environments. However, you may continue to use the 6.3.x version of the Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server on these operating systems for the Support Lifecycle of the 6.3 release.

    Detailed HW & SW Requirements for all supported Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server releases are available via the "All Requirements Doc" located at:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21218747

    Support Lifecycle information for all Tivoli products, including Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases 6.3, is available at: http://www.ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/lifecycle/
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TIP: Refer to the Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases: Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4 Installation and User's Guide for detailed installation instructions and upgrade considerations before attempting to install or update this product.

The Installation and User's Guide can be accessed in either HTML or PDF formats at the following location:
http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tsminfo/v6r4/topic/com.ibm.itsm.nav.doc/t_protect_dpdbsql.html

A PDF copy of the Installation and User's Guide is also available at:
http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tsminfo/v6r4/topic/com.ibm.itsm.db.sql.doc/b_dp_sql_iuguide.pdf

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases
Data Protection for MS SQL

Software version:

6.4

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1608293

Modified date:

2012-11-16

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