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Compatibility Information: Version 7.1 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 7.1 compatibility with earlier releases.

Content

  • 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 7.1.x within the constraints of the platforms and applications supported by the 7.1 release.
  • New backups created with Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 7.1.x cannot be restored using previous versions of Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 7.1.x can be used with:
    • Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager 4.1.x

  • The following platforms supported with Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4.x are no longer supported with the 7.1 release.
    • No hardware platforms were dropped with the 7.1 release.

  • The following operating systems supported in Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4 are no longer supported with the 7.1 release:
    • No operating systems were dropped with the 7.1 release.

  • The following application level supported Data Protection for Microsoft SQL Server 6.4.x is no longer supported with the 7.1 release:
    • No applications levels were dropped with the 7.1 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 6.4, 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 7.1 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:
A PDF copy of the Installation and User's Guide is also available at:

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases
Data Protection for MS SQL

Software version: 7.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1644474

Modified date: 21 November 2016