May, 2016 - IBM Spectrum Protect™ (Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack) Support Technical Information Newsletter



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IBM Technical Support Newsletter

May 10, 2016 | Issue #05

Welcome to the IBM Spectrum Protect™ (TSM Fastback) Technical Support Information newsletter. This communication is designed to help you derive maximum value from your software by providing the most up-to-date technical information, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to other key information.

Support Resources

  1. Problem Solving Resources On-line for IBM Spectrum Protect™ (Tivoli Storage Manager) FastBack
    A compiled list of URL's from our technical support teams containing documents to aid you in your system administration of TSM FastBack.
  2. IBM Spectrum Protect™ (Tivoli Storage Manger FastBack)
    The Support Portal for IBM Spectrum Protect™ (Tivoli Storage Manger FastBack) allows you to find technical content, answers, solutions and much more.
  3. Welcome to the IBM Client Success Essentials Community!
    This community brings together users of IBM software to share, collaborate and connect with each other virtually. Here, you'll find training videos, upcoming events, blogs, important web links, and more.

Most recent News and Flashes

Latest Technotes and FAQs

Latest Downloads and Fixes

  1. IBM Fix Central - 6.3.1-TIV-FB4WKSTNS-x86_windows-FP0016

Education and training

  1. TSM Storage portfolio related videos including the new videos
    This link is for a play list of TSM Storage portfolio related videos including the new videos.
  2. IBM Systems Storage - The SOS Files
    Collection of educational training videos and blogs

Problem Solving Resources

  1. TSM FastBack for Workstations v7.1 Hardware and Software Requirements
    Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Spectrum Protect™ (TSM)FastBack Workstations.
  2. TSM FastBack Requirements
    Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack
  3. Collecting Data for Tivoli Storage Manager Fastback: Client Installation Issues
    Collecting data documents aid in problem determination and save time resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs)

Forums and Wikis

  1. IBM Storage Management Forum
    This forum is focused on protecting & maximizing the availability of your on demand computing data with Storage Management solutions.
  2. IBM Storage Management Community
    Connect, learn, and share with the Storage Management Community experts.
  3. Welcome to TSM FastBack for Workstations
    This Wiki provides you with best practices and scenarios.

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Warmest regards,
The IBM Spectrum Protect™ (TSM Fastback) Support Team!

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Product Alias/Synonym

Tivoli Storage Manager Fastback
Storage Manager Fastback
TSM Fastback
Storage Fastback
Spectrum Protect

Document information

More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version:

All Supported Versions

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Software edition:

Edition Independent

Reference #:


Modified date:


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