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    FIXED: Skipntpermissions yes Added to the...

    FIXED: Skipntpermissions yes

    Added to the dsm.opt file. Not sure why but it works like a champ now.
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    ANS4974E Required NT privledge not held

    I have a NetApp NAS and a proxy node server that I am using to backup the NAS. My DBA's want to be able to perform on demand backups via the command line.

    When they run the backups command:...
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    You could try a USB NAS device.

    You could try a USB NAS device.
  4. You were right. This approach works like a...

    You were right. This approach works like a champ! I now have one node with approx 10 schedules. I occationally have a missed schedule but that is better than backing up the same file twice!
  5. Well I just set that up and we'll see how it...

    Well I just set that up and we'll see how it works! Thanks.
  6. If I assigned the same node four schedules.......

    If I assigned the same node four schedules.... wouldn't the same thing happen if the first schedule hadn't completed yet?
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    That is a decent enough idea but I was hoping for...

    That is a decent enough idea but I was hoping for something cleaner and possibly native to TSM. I guess my options are limited.
    Thanks for the feedback.
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    (I started a new thread about this but figured I...

    (I started a new thread about this but figured I would reach out here as well)

    I'm still battling with this approach. The problem is backups land on the NAS throughout the night. We need to...
  9. TSM back to back job - Backs up same file twice

    I have a backup job that runs every two hours. I want this job to grab everything new in the folder. Sometimes large video files are placed in the folder and these take longer than 2 hours to...
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    We plan to move forward with UNC backups from a...

    We plan to move forward with UNC backups from a proxy TSM server. This TSM server will need to backup approx 10TB worth of data each night from the NAS via 10GB connectivity to 12 LTO4 tape drives. ...
  11. I vaguely understand the difference... it...

    I vaguely understand the difference... it functions like an image backup with the option of TOC that really requires a full restore to a storage pool that then allows you to recover an individual...
  12. New update... we are going to use snapshots for...

    New update... we are going to use snapshots for the majority of the files on the NAS. The only NAS storage we want to backup to TSM is a "parking lot" for SQL flat file backups that will be about...
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    So I tested this yesterday.... I backed up appox...

    So I tested this yesterday.... I backed up appox 48 flat files worth 1.2TB via UNC share on VM. Throughput was 147GB per hour which is pretty darn good for our tired 1GB network!

    I'm not sure I...
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    Netapp & sql flat file backups to tsm

    We are entertaining creating a DB BACKUPS shared folder on our NetApp NAS. The plan is to give the DBAs 20TB of sata disk (with dedupe and compression) and tell them to dump whatever they want there....
  15. You can kill the dsm process using task manager.

    You can kill the dsm process using task manager.
  16. I agree. Heck I would love a part time remote...

    I agree. Heck I would love a part time remote access opportunity.
  17. We managed to pull it off using the webclient. I...

    We managed to pull it off using the webclient. I had to log in using my admin ID. I could then browse the AIX filesystem and restore to the Linux server. Thanks!
  18. I gave that a try using the following...

    I gave that a try using the following format/command.... but it didn't find any data.
    dsmc res "/var/adm/wtmp/*" /tmp/newdest/ -virtualnodename=shocbs01_TIL_16nov12 -ina -pick -fromdate=MM/DD/YY
  19. Need to restore AIX file --- BUT --- no longer have AIX hardware

    Here's the scoop. We eliminated AIX at our company but we have some AIX backups that may at some point in time need to be restored. At the time of decom we decided that in the event of restore...
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    What version of DocAve are you running? We had...

    What version of DocAve are you running? We had timeout errors due to running older code. DocAve uses Sqlite to store the index file. And the Sqlite is configured in a UNC path even if it is local...
  21. All you need to do is stop the services, install...

    All you need to do is stop the services, install the new code, update the dsm.opt file and restart the services.

    Easy to script and to run.... we've done it on more than 500 servers... the only...
  22. We are rolling aout 6.2 servers. We like to keep...

    We are rolling aout 6.2 servers. We like to keep our database below 200GB just because we can. We are backing up about 500 run of the mill windows servers to each instance. Now.... we have a...
  23. No problem... I feel lucky to have NetApp...

    No problem... I feel lucky to have NetApp resources familiar with TSM and such to reach out to. Personally I feel we over bought for the intended implementation. We are configuring two 6210s...
  24. Currently we aren't using VE. We treat all VMs...

    Currently we aren't using VE. We treat all VMs just like physical machines with a full BAClient (6.3.0.0). We have about 2k servers and are 80% virtualized so we use it for just about everything...
  25. Well.... what if I ran it as an archive? I...

    Well.... what if I ran it as an archive?

    I guess the CIFS idea sounds the best because you can restore to any device. This is really only a belt and suspenders approach I HOPE I DONT have to...
  26. We have a large san with 2 fully populated VMAX's...

    We have a large san with 2 fully populated VMAX's as well as a few clariions. The filer will be just that and maybe leveraged for some test VMWare or VDI.
  27. Well.... I didn't want it either. I wanted...

    Well.... I didn't want it either. I wanted Isilon but I'm not the VP and that is who made this call.

    I'm open to positive or negative feedback on the filer. Are there any got-yas I need to...
  28. Just purchased a NETAPP 6210..... any helpful hints?

    We finally purchased a NAS to replace our DFS file server farm. Even though we plan to use snapshots to provided file level DR for up to 30 days we would like to take a monthly "full" backup and...
  29. Thread: Cluster

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    Are you guys doing anything special to make the...

    Are you guys doing anything special to make the custered resource services dependent on other services or are they stand alone?

    I have NODE0 = Cluster Node with dsm.opt and log files on the...
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    Just thought I would bring this back from the...

    Just thought I would bring this back from the dead. Last year we moved to the TB of primary storage licensing approach. We are currently at 400TB of primary storage. Did the easy math and that came...
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    We dumping transaction logs and log backups to...

    We dumping transaction logs and log backups to disk as well. They all land in the DBBackup folder with the flat files. Then once a day we come through and sweep up all those files.

    We have...
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    How do you handle your SQL backups?

    I'm trying to find out how mid sized companies are handling their database backups.

    Currently, on each server, we provide the DBAs with a chunk of SAN disk where they spin off a copy off a flat...
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    Any updates to this? My best customer... the DBA...

    Any updates to this? My best customer... the DBA ... would like to use active directory to control who can do what with TSM on their servers.
  34. The tweek we made to ours was to add: TESTFLAG...

    The tweek we made to ours was to add:

    TESTFLAG SKIPVSSASR
  35. Why not just open a PMR and ask the question?

    Why not just open a PMR and ask the question?
  36. How do i move a tsm instance to new hardware and server name

    I have a TSM server that needs to move to new hardware and thus it will get a new server name as well.

    These are windows 2008 servers.

    Can I simply physically move the database and config files...
  37. That is great news thanks!

    That is great news thanks!
  38. We are in the process of shifting to the capacity...

    We are in the process of shifting to the capacity based licensing. We have approx 1800 servers and we have 600TB of primary occupancy. We ran their script on all of our TSM servers and sent the...
  39. About how many nodes do you have on that instance?

    About how many nodes do you have on that instance?
  40. I may have to give that a try as I'm still...

    I may have to give that a try as I'm still troubleshooting this password issue.
  41. Tsm db dr using new hw and virtual volumes --- anr4373e

    I am attempting to recover a remote office TSM server at my home office. The recovery will use virtual volumes that are onsite at the home office. I am using new hardware to recover the server.
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  42. How large are you growing your 6.2 databases?

    We limited our 5.5 databases to 150GB but I've been told 6.2 and above can grow as large you are comfortable growing it based on recover time objectives.

    I'm curious if any of you have gone...
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    Any updates on this?

    Any updates on this?
  44. Funny.... we have gone the opposite direction. ...

    Funny.... we have gone the opposite direction. We are moving everything to Windows 2008 64 bit servers running TSM 6.2.
  45. As it turns out.... the problem is caused by...

    As it turns out.... the problem is caused by backing up a 6.x clients to 5.5 servers. This has been verified by IBM and resulted in this:
    ...
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