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March, 2017 - IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack Support Technical Information Newsletter



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IBM Systems Storage & Software Defined Infrastructure Technical Support Newsletter

March 14, 2017 | Issue #3

Welcome to the IBM Spectrum Protect™ 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

Problem Solving Resources On-line for IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack
A compiled list of URL's from our technical support teams containing documents to aid you in your system administration of IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack.

IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack
The Support Portal for IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack allows you to find technical content, answers, solutions and much more.

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

1. Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM WebSphere Application Server affecting IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack Reporting

2. Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in Tivoli Integrated Portal shipped with IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack for Workstations (CVE-2016-8919)

Latest Technotes and FAQs

1. The influence for change of the era name on FastBack 6.1.x.

2. In Fastback Mount GUI, unable to see local drive list where volume will be mounted.

Education and training

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Storage portfolio related videos including the new videos
This link is for a play list of IBM Spectrum Protect™ Storage portfolio related videos including the new videos.

IBM Systems Storage - The SOS Files
Collection of educational training videos and blogs

IBM Knowledge Center
The central location for finding and organizing information about IBM products.

Problem Solving Resources

IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack for Workstations v7.1 Hardware and Software Requirements
Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack Workstations.

IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack Requirements
Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Spectrum Protect™ FastBack

Collecting Data for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Fastback: Client Installation Issues
Collecting data documents aid in problem determination and save time resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs)

Forums and Wikis

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Forum
This forum is focused on protecting & maximizing the availability of your on demand computing data with Storage Management solutions.

IBM Systems Storage Management Community
Connect, learn, and share with the Storage Management Community experts.

IBM DeveloperWorks Storage Blog
Collaborate with other Storage experts.

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Wiki
This Wiki provides you with best practices and scenarios for using the product.

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Warmest regards,
The IBM Spectrum Protect™ 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 #: 7015895

Modified date: 14 March 2017

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