Release notes for IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End Version 7.1.6

IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End (previously known as IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery - Front End) V7.1.6 is available. Overview, documentation, and support information is provided.

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 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 following products are available with IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End 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 Space Management V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V7.1.6
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot V4.1.6

Announcement

Information that is related to the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 release is available in the Software Announcement Letter for this offering, dated 14 June 2016.

To search for the product announcement, complete the following steps:
  1. Go to the product announcement website at http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi.
  2. In the Search for field, enter the product identifier (PID) for your product. The PID for IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 is 5725-X07.
  3. In the Date range area, select the option for a customized range and enter the offering date.
  4. In the Information Type field, select Announcement letters.
  5. Click Search.
Tips:
  • From the Search in list, select Product Number.
  • In the Refine Your Search pane on the left side of the window, select the country where you reside. From this pane, you can also customize the date range by expanding it a few days if the announcement letter does not appear in the list.

Documentation

The IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 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 Licensing Guide (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format), the Central Reporting Tool, and the measurement scripts from the FTP download site:
ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/front_end_capacity_measurement_tools.

Overview, installation, and user documentation for each of the products included in IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 is available in the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite V7.1.6 Information Portal.

Support

Customer support is available for function that is purchased with the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 program number (PID) only. Therefore, when you contact customer support, you must specify the IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End V7.1.6 PID, 5725-X07, to receive entitled assistance.

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