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Hardware and Software Requirements: Version 7.1 Data Protection for Oracle

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Abstract

This document details the Hardware & Software requirements for Data Protection for Oracle 7.1.

Content

IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager for Databases: Data Protection for Oracle 7.1 supports valid Oracle environments that meet all requirements defined by that product, and also meet the specific requirements listed below.
This document is divided into linked sections for ease of navigation. You may use the links below to jump to the desired section of the document.

Minimum hardware requirements

Minimum software and operating system requirements Additional Operating Environments
Additional installation prerequisites Additional requirements for the use of TSM Central Scheduling
Additional requirements
Virtualization support
Where to download IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases 7.1.0
Links to the Hardware & Software requirements for other releases of Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases, and its components



Minimum hardware requirements

The following information describes the minimum hardware and disk space requirements when using Data Protection for Oracle.


AIX

The following hardware is supported for the AIX platform:
  • IBM system p
  • IBM system i
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the AIX platform:
  • A minimum of 75MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 12MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).


HP Itanium

The following hardware is supported for the HP Itanium platform:
  • 64-bit HP Integrity Server (Itanium), or newer
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the HP Itanium platform:
  • A minimum of 25MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 11MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).

TIP: Some of the above referenced prerequisites may require a system restart. To avoid a system restart, ensure that all of the minimum software requirements prerequisites detailed in the Additional Installation Prerequisites section of this document are installed before starting the Data Protection for Oracle installation process.


Linux on x86_64

The following hardware is supported for the Linux x86_64 platform:
  • 64-bit x86 based PC architecture hardware (such as Pentium)
  • 64-bit AMD64/EM64T architecture hardware
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the Linux x86_64 platform:
  • A minimum of 20MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 10MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).


Linux on System z

The following hardware is supported for the Linux on System z platform:
  • Any System z machine that is supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the Linux on System z platform:
  • A minimum of 20MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 13MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).

TIP: Some of the above referenced prerequisites may require a system restart. To avoid a system restart, ensure that all of the minimum software requirements prerequisites detailed in the Additional Installation Prerequisites section of this document are installed before starting the Data Protection for Oracle installation process.


Solaris SPARC

The following hardware is supported for the Solaris SPARC platform:
  • Sun-4 SPARC, or newer hardware
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the Solaris SPARC platform:
  • A minimum of 20MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 10MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).


Solaris x86_64

The following hardware is supported for the Solaris x86_64 platform:
  • Systems based on x86-64 processor architecture such as Intel 64 or AMD64
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the Solaris x86_64 platform:
  • A minimum of 20MB of disk space, and optionally:
  • At least 10MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).



Windows x8 6

The following hardware is supported for the Windows x86 platform:
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the Windows x86 pl atform:
  • A minimum of 70MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 25MB disk space for prerequisites included in the installation package (which are installed automatically if they are not already installed on the system).
    • At least 5MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).

TIP: The installation package includes the above referenced prerequisites which will be installed automatically if not already installed onto the system. To avoid a system restart, ensure that all of the minimum software requirements prerequisites detailed in the Additional installation prerequisites section of this document are installed before starting the Data Protection for Oracle installation process.


Windows x64

The following hardware is supported for the Windows x64 platform:
  • Compatible hardware supported by the operating system and Oracle

The following disk space is required for the Windows x64 platfor m:
  • A minimum of 80MB of disk space, and optionally:
    • At least 25MB disk space for prerequisites included in the installation package (which are installed automatically if they are not already installed on the system).
    • At least 5MB of disk space for each Language Pack to be installed (there are 9 available).

TIP: The installation package includes the above referenced prerequisites which will be installed automatically if not already installed onto the system. Installation of the these prerequisite may require a system restart. To avoid a system restart, ensure that all of the minimum software requirements prerequisites detailed in the Additiona l installation prerequisites section of this document are installed before starting the Data Protection for Oracle installation process.



Minimum software and operating system requirements

The following information describes the minimum software and operating system requirements when using Data Protection for Oracle.


Operating systems

The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit AIX platform:
  • 64-bit AIX 6.1 and later TL levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit AIX 7.1 and later TL levels and fix packs


The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit HP Itanium platform:
  • 64-bit HP-UX 11iv3, and later mod levels and fix packs


The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit Linux x86_64 platform:
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0, and later mod levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.0, and later mod levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.0, and later mod levels and fix packs
      Note: The 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API Client 7.1.1 or later update levels, releases, and versions is required with this operating system level.
  • 64-bit SUSE Enterprise Linux (SLES) 11.0, and later mod levels and fix packs


The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit Linux on System z platform:
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0, and later mod levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 Update 2, and later mod levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit SUSE Enterprise Linux (SLES) 11.0, and later mod levels and fix packs


The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit Solaris SPARC platform:
  • 64-bit Solaris 10, and later mod levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit Solaris 11, and later mod levels and fix packs


The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit Solaris x86_64 platform:
  • 64-bit Solaris 10, and later mod levels and fix packs
  • 64-bit Solaris 11, and later mod levels and fix packs


The following operating systems are supported for the 32-bit Windows x86 platform :
  • 32-bit Windows Server 2008, or later Service Pack levels: Standard or Enterprise editions

The following operating systems are supported for the 64-bit Windows x64 platform:
  • 64-bit Windows Server 2008, or later Service Pack levels: Standard x64 or Enterprise x64 editions
  • 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2, or later Service Pack levels: Standard x64 or Enterprise x64 editions
  • 64-bit Windows Server 2012, or later Service Pack levels: Standard x64 or Enterprise x64 editions
  • 64-bit Windows Server 2012 R2, or later Service Pack levels: Standard x64 or Enterprise x64 editions



Applications


The follow ing application levels are supported for the 64-bit AIX platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c


The following application levels are supported for the 64-bit HP Itanium platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c
      Note: Support for Oracle 12c is only available when using TSM API 7.1.1 and later update levels, releases, and versions


The following application levels are supported for the 64-bit Linux x86_64 platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c


The following application levels are supported for the 64-bit Linux on System z platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c


The following application levels are supported for the 64-bit Solaris SPARC platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c


The following application levels are supported for the 64-bit Solaris x86_64 platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c


The following application levels are supported for the 32-bit Windows x86 platform :
  • 32-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2


The following application levels are supported for the 64-bit Windows x64 platform:
  • 64-bit Oracle 11gR2: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 11gR2
  • 64-bit Oracle 12c: Standard or Enterprise Server, and later maintenance levels of 12c



Additional Operating Environment s

The following additional operating environments are supported:
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters as supported with the level of Oracle used in your environment
  • Solaris 10 and 11 global zones as supported by the Oracle database used in your environment
  • Solaris 10 and 11 non-global (local) zones as supported by the Oracle database used in your environment



Additional installation prerequisites


For the Linux x86_64 platform, Linux on Z, Solaris SPARC and Solaris x86_64 platforms:

The following prerequisites are required by the product installer:
  • Java JRE 7 and later 7.x levels



Windows x86 platform
    The following prerequisites are also required, and are installed automatically by Data Protection for Oracle 7.1.0, if not already present on your machine.

      32-bit Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable Package

      Available from:
      x:\oracle\windows\x32\client\ISSetupPrerequisites\Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Service Update 1 Runtime Libraries (x86)\vcredist_x86.exe
        Note: "x" in the above path represents the drive letter where the product DVD is mounted.

    TIP: The installation package includes the above prerequisite which will be installed automatically if not already installed onto the system. Installation of the prerequisite may require a system restart. To avoid a system restart, ensure that the prerequisite is installed before starting the Data Protection for Oracle installation process.


Windows x64 platform
    The following prerequisites are also required, and are installed automatically by Data Protection for Oracle 7.1.0, if not already present on your machine.

      64-bit Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 2012 Redistributable Package
      Available from:
      x:\oracle\windows\x64\client\ISSetupPrerequisites\Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Service Update 1 Runtime Libraries (x64)\vcredist_x64.exe
        Note: "x" in the above path represents the drive letter where the product DVD is mounted.


    TIP: The installation package includes the above prerequisites which will be installed automatically if not already installed onto the system. Installation of these prerequisites may require a system restart. To avoid a system restart, ensure that these prerequisites are installed before starting the Data Protection for Oracle installation process.



Additional requirements for the use of TSM Central Scheduling
    On 32-bit platforms:
    • 32-bit Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client 7.1.0 or later update levels, releases, and versions.

    On 64-bit platforms except Solaris x86_64:
    • 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client 7.1.0 or later update levels, releases, and versions.
    On the 64-bit Solaris x86_64 platform specifically:
    • 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client 7.1.1 or later update levels, releases, and versions.
    For RHEL 7 on 64-bit Linux x86_64 specifically:
    • 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client 7.1.1 or later update levels, releases, and versions.



Additional requirements

For the 32-bit Windows platform specifically :
  • 32-bit Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API Client 7.1.0 or later update levels, releases, and versions
      Note: The 32-bit Tivoli Storage Manager API Version 7.1.0 is included and automatically installed with Data Protection for Oracle on the Windows x86 platform


On 64-bit platforms except for Solaris x86_64:
  • 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API Client 7.1.0 or later update levels, releases, and versions
      Note 1: The 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager API Version 7.1.0 is included and automatically installed with Data Protection for Oracle on the Windows x64 platform

      Note 2: Support for Oracle 12c on HP-UX is only available when using TSM API 7.1.1 and later update levels, releases, and versions


On the 64-bit Solaris x86_64 platform specifically:
    • 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API Client 7.1.1 or later update levels, releases, and versions

For RHEL 7 on 64-bit Linux x86_64 specifically:
    • 64-bit Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API Client 7.1.1 or later update levels, releases, and versions


All platforms:
  • Any Tivoli Storage Manager Server (TSM) currently in support which is supported by the version of the TSM API Client, or TSM Backup-Archive Client, used in the environment


All platforms except Windows and AIX :
  • IBM or Oracle Java 7, and later mod levels and fix packs


Virtualization support

Information regarding the virtualization environments supported by Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases: Data Protection for Oracle is documented in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) guest support for Virtual Machines and Virtualization tech note located here:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21239546



Where to download IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases 7.1. 0

The Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases download document provides information about how and where to obtain the Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases 7.1.0 packages. The information is located at: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24035386

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


TIP: Data Protection for Oracle 7.1.0 is a component of Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases 7.1.0.



Links to the Hardware & Software requirements for other releases of Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases, and its components

Links to the Hardware & Software requirements for other releases of Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases, and its components, are located in the "All Requirements Doc" located at:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21218747

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases
Data Protection for Oracle

Software version: 7.1

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

Reference #: 1654366

Modified date: 23 July 2015