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IBM Spectrum Protect Suite V7.1.6, V7.1.7, V7.1.8, and 7.1.9 Information Portal

Product documentation


Abstract

This web page directs you to the appropriate IBM Spectrum Protect product documentation to use with IBM Spectrum Protect Suite and IBM Spectrum Protect Suite - Front End software.

Content

Tip: Beginning with Version 7.1.3, the products within the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family were rebranded as IBM Spectrum Protect products. However, some areas, such as the documentation and support sites, do not use the new name until Version 8.1. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21963634.

What is included in each version of the suites?

Version
Products included
V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning V7.1.3
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot V4.1.6
V7.1.7
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition V7.1.7
Note: The Server and Operations Center components are at the V7.1.7 level. The Client component was not updated and is at the V7.1.6 level.
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning V7.1.3
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN V7.1.7
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot V4.1.6
V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning V7.1.3
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot V4.1.6
V7.1.9
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition V7.1.9
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning V7.1.3
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN V7.1.9
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V7.1.8
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot V4.1.6


The following tables provide links for more information about each product within the suite.

IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition
Overview
IBM Spectrum Protect Family product page Overview of product features with links to related resources.
Documentation
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition.


IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases
Documentation
Quick Start Guide High-level overview of installation process.
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases.


IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning
Documentation
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning.


IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail
Documentation
Quick Start Guide High-level overview of installation process
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail.


IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN
Documentation
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Note: The most recent documentation is for V7.1.1.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN.


IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management
Documentation
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management.


IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments
Documentation
Quick Start Guide High-level overview of installation process. The latest Quick Start Guide is for V7.1.1.
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments.


IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot (Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager)
Documentation
Quick Start Guide High-level overview of installation process.
IBM Knowledge Center User information provided in searchable XHTML format. Links to PDFs are also provided.
Support
Requirements Software, hardware, and operating system requirements.
IBM Support Portal A unified, centralized view of all technical support resources for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot.


Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery - Archive Option
To better understand the Archive Option licensing tier and take advantage of the potential cost savings that it offers, download the following document:


IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery – Archive Option
Usage and Licensing Best Practices Guide
June 2012

Release notes for IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
Version 7.1.9
Version 7.1.8
Version 7.1.7
Version 7.1.6

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Version 7.1.9 release notes

    Release notes for IBM Spectrum Protect Suite Version 7.1.9

      IBM Spectrum Protect Suite V7.1.9 is available. Overview, documentation, and support information is provided.

      Tip: The product now known as IBM Spectrum Protect™ was named IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager in releases earlier than Version 7.1.3. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see Tivoli Storage Manager branding transition to IBM Spectrum Protect.

      Description

      IBM Spectrum Protect Suite V7.1.9 is a bundled offering that provides a comprehensive, scalable, unified recovery management solution that covers all aspects of data protection requirements. Pricing and licensing are based on a back-end terabyte metric. The back-end metric determines license requirements based on the terabytes of data that are stored in primary storage pools and repositories.

      The following products are available with IBM Spectrum Protect Suite:

      • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments
      • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot

      The IBM Spectrum Protect Suite - Archive Option provides a lower price for long-term data storage on tape or virtual tape libraries.

      The IBM Spectrum Protect Suite - ProtecTIER Option provides a lower price for primary storage capacity on an IBM ProtecTIER device.

      Documentation

      Relevant product overview, installation, and user documentation for each of the products that are included in IBM Spectrum Protect Suite is available in the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite information portals.

      Support

      Customer support is available for function that is purchased with the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite program number (PID) only. Therefore, when you contact customer support, you must specify the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite PID 5725-X05 to receive entitled assistance.

      Related product support information is available at the following IBM® websites:

      Tip: Available fixes are organized by the individual products and components that compose the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite offering.

    Release notes for IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End Version 7.1.9

      IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.9 is available. Overview, documentation, and support information is provided.

      Tip: The product now known as IBM Spectrum Protect™ was named IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager in releases earlier than Version 7.1.3. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see Tivoli Storage Manager branding transition to IBM Spectrum Protect.

      Description

      IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.9 is a bundled offering that provides a comprehensive, scalable, unified recovery management solution that covers all aspects of data protection requirements. Pricing and licensing are based on a front-end terabyte metric. The front-end metric determines license requirements based on the amount of primary data that is reported as being backed up by clients. Clients include applications, virtual machines, and systems.

      The following products are available with IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End:

      • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN
      • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments
      • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot

      Documentation

      The IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End Licensing Guide provides overview information and detailed instructions about how to measure front-end capacity with the Operations Center, the Central Reporting Tool, and measurement scripts.

      Download the latest V7 Licensing Guide, the Central Reporting Tool, and the measurement scripts from the FTP download site.

      Overview, installation, and user documentation for each of the products that are included in IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.8 is available in the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite information portals.

      Support

      Customer support is available for function that is purchased with the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End program number (PID) only. Therefore, when you contact customer support, you must specify the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End PID 5725-X07 to receive entitled assistance.

      Related product support information is available at the following IBM websites:


      Tip: Available fixes are organized by the individual products and components that compose the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End offering.


Version 7.1.8 release notes

Version 7.1.7 release notes
Language
IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
V7.1.7
IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
- Front End
V7.1.7
English
French


Version 7.1.6 release notes

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Software version: 7.1.6, 7.1.7, 7.1.8, 7.1.9

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

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 7048167

Modified date: 03 April 2018