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Hardware and Software Requirements: Version 4.1 IBM Tivoli® Storage FlashCopy® Manager

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Abstract

This document details the Hardware & Software requirements for IBM Tivoli® Storage FlashCopy Manager® V4.1.

Content

The Tivoli® Storage FlashCopy Manager® V4.1 product is comprised of multiple components which support a variety of operating systems, databases, and applications. Due to the large volume of requirements information across the 9 product components, the HW & SW requirements for this product have been separated into multiple documents in order to enable you to focus on only the requirements that apply to your application environment. Each FlashCopy Manager component (except the MMC Snapin and VSS Requestor) supports a specific application environment as described in the table.
This document will provide a list of the components included in the FlashCopy Manager product, a description of the environment supported by each component, and a link to the HW & SW requirements for each component.

Links to the Hardware & Software requirements for other releases of IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager, and its components, are located in the "All Requirements Doc" located at the following URL: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21427692

The FlashCopy Manager 4.1 download document provides information about how and where to obtain the FlashCopy Manager 4.1 packages. The information is located here:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24035385

    Note: This document will available on the December 13, 2013 electronic availability.

Information regarding virtualization technologies supported by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FlashCopy Manager is available in the FlashCopy Manager Virtualization Support tech note located at the following at the following URL: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21433737

FlashCopy Manager Component Platforms Applicable to this Component Environment Supported by Component Link to HW & SW Requirements for this Component
MMC Snapin and Base System Services Windows x86 & x64 Provides the:
  • MMC GUI interface
  • File System and Custom Application Snapshot support feature which provides a generic backup agent that can be used to create snapshots of file systems, other applications, or databases not explicitly supported by the FlashCopy Manager product on Windows.
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21654309
FlashCopy Manager for Microsoft Exchange Windows x64 Supports Microsoft Exchange environments http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21654310
FlashCopy Manager for Microsoft SQL Windows x86 & x64 Supports Microsoft SQL environments http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21654311
VSS Requestor Windows x86 & x64 Supports Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and File System and Custom Application environments along with the MMC Snapin http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21654308
FlashCopy Manager for DB2 AIX
Solaris SPARC
HP-UX (IA64)
Linux x86_64
Supports DB2 when used either with, or without, SAP® http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21650875
FlashCopy Manager for Oracle AIX
Solaris SPARC
HP-UX (IA64)
Linux x86_64
Supports Oracle environments (when not used in combination with SAP® environments) http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21650875
FlashCopy Manager for Oracle (with SAP® environments) AIX
Solaris SPARC
HP-UX (IA64)
Linux x86_64
Supports Oracle when used in SAP® environments http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21650875
FlashCopy Manager for Custom Applications AIX
Solaris SPARC
HP-UX (IA64)
Linux x86_64
Provides a generic backup agent that can be used to create snapshots of other applications or databases not explicitly supported by the FlashCopy Manager product. http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21650875
FlashCopy Manager for VMware Linux x86_64 Supports VMware vSphere environments http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21651406

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager

Software version: 4.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1654207

Modified date: 28 October 2013