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    If you are going this route, then you really want...

    If you are going this route, then you really want to tape drives for each storage pool hierarchy. So, if you have lots of drives, then this could work fine.

    I have found that separating out the...
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    So, as with most things techy, "6 of one, 1/2...

    So, as with most things techy, "6 of one, 1/2 dozen of the other".

    I'm actually trying an experiment over the next 2 weeks. We just have 2 channels going to db and stg pool, round-robin load...
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    Database performance question

    So, we all know how one should use separate disk for the database and storage pools, but what about the HBA ports. Logic seems to dictate (at least, MY logic) that one should not mix oltp and...
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    [HOWTO] Well, it made it more likely that the LTO3 tapes...

    Well, it made it more likely that the LTO3 tapes would go into the LTO3 drives, but it's not fool-proof :(

    Maybe I can convince them to get some refurbished drives.

    Is it m or oes this ew...
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    [HOWTO] [RESOLVED] Mixed tape library (yeah, yeah, I know)

    Will, I just redefined the drives and my lto3 processes are taking the lto3 drives :)

    I'm not sure yet if this is 100% fool-proof, but so far so good.
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    [HOWTO] Mixed tape library (yeah, yeah, I know)

    I KNOW the best way to handle this is 2 logical libraries, but that's not possible right now.

    3584 library with LTO3 and LTO4 drives.

    Device classes are set up with FORMAT=ULTRIUMnC (n=3,4)
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    You have 2 main options (and various sub-options...

    You have 2 main options (and various sub-options which we won't get into right now). The first is to use remote vaulting of the TSM servers. The destination at the remote end can be any form of media...
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    It's a late reply, but it still may be helpfull:...

    It's a late reply, but it still may be helpfull:

    1. Use Perl's qq function:

    $cmd = qq|select physical_mb from occupancy where node_name='$node' and filespace_name='$fs'|;

    2. I would also...
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    I've always just used the cast function. E.G. ...

    I've always just used the cast function. E.G.

    select cast((schedule_name) as char(23)) as "Schedule Name", cast((node_name) as char(30)) as "Node Name",cast((actual_start) as char(10)) as "Start...
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    Thank you to all who responded!

    Thank you to all who responded!
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    TSM 6.x Storage Pools (a poll)

    I couldn't find similar post, so if there is one you can just point me to it. (As long as it has replies!) I am also posting a poll on this in LinkedIn, so if you have a LinkedIn account, please...
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    I guess this is one of those "I'll believe it...

    I guess this is one of those "I'll believe it when I see it" scenarios. I'll probably set up a string of tests, but if the first two actually work as advertised, I'll save myself a lot of time and...
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    Nyet. Forget about HA for now. A client is...

    Nyet. Forget about HA for now. A client is backing up to a tape drive on the TSM server. The server goes down un-gracefully, leaving the tape in the drive. TSM comes back up and the client...
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    As I said, transfering resources is not my...

    As I said, transfering resources is not my concern: it's transfering resources that are not in their default state that's the concern!
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    I have no concern over the actual transferance of...

    I have no concern over the actual transferance of resources between machines. My concerns refer to my other post: what happens on fail-over when drives are in use? Will TSM actually clean up the...
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    TSM and PowerHA (HACMP)

    We will soon be implementing TSM on AIX with PowerHA. The environment will consistest of two servers - one library manager and one client - plus a number of LAN-free clients. There is not much out...
  17. Well then, M-B, I have to ask why there's less of...

    Well then, M-B, I have to ask why there's less of a problem with AIX? (I am not talking about drive path consistency here, but tapes being left in the drives.)
  18. Drive mount cleanup after server crash (?)

    Every TSM administrator has been through this: tapes are mounted in the drives then the server crashes. When TSM comes back up it no longer knows about the mounts so when backups or migrations try to...
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    You don't have to worry about that: it's taken...

    You don't have to worry about that: it's taken care of through the vStorage API.

    To add to Harry's comment, you also have to set the volume to read/write (default is read-only) if you want to...
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    No, I'm not going to point it to disk. Here's...

    No, I'm not going to point it to disk.

    Here's some more info. For a while, it's doing what it's supposed to do; that is, open a control session, open a data session, close the data session, close...
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    Rogue Session (ANR0539W)???

    Is anybody else seeing this? I'm not getting much help from IBM.

    Client 6.2.3 on Windows 2008R2.

    The resourceutil at the client and maxnummp on the server are all default. I keep seeing the...
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    The TSM VE client is supposed to do this.

    The TSM VE client is supposed to do this.
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    vmware vstor change block tracking

    When I did a full backup (-mode=full), I got these errors:


    08/17/2011 17:00:41 ANS0241E On dsmSendObj, dsmDeleteObj, or dsmUpdateFS the filespace is not registered.
    08/17/2011 17:00:42...
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    I used the command like and did NOT give it a...

    I used the command like and did NOT give it a datacenter name and it started to work, but then I got (from dsmerror.log) a string of the following errors:

    08/12/2011 13:11:34 ANS9365E VMware...
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    I'm currently having the same problem as Zack. I...

    I'm currently having the same problem as Zack. I can do a mount of a backed up volume, but cannot do a restore through the b/a GUI.

    I'll let the board know if I get anywhere with this.
  26. It should be fine with SLES or RHEL, though I'm...

    It should be fine with SLES or RHEL, though I'm not sure off-hand exactly which levels. Check the support matrix for the Linux systems.
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    You'd only want to consider a VTL head if you...

    You'd only want to consider a VTL head if you want LAN-free to 1) take the load off the netword, and 2) take I/O load off the TSM server.
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    I believe Kishan is referring to the o/s; can you...

    I believe Kishan is referring to the o/s; can you see the volumes in Windows? I take it you can, though. Check the Windows Event View to see if there were any o/s disk errors at the time TSM went...
  29. Yes, but they're not where they're supposed to be.

    Yes, but they're not where they're supposed to be.
  30. I'm talking about an 3500 audit through the...

    I'm talking about an 3500 audit through the management GUI, not through TSM. You should be able to do that while TSM is running.
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    I second that

    I second that
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    I'm pretty sure it's round-robin, in a similar...

    I'm pretty sure it's round-robin, in a similar way it picks which disk storage pool volume to use next; i.e. round-robin in the order in which the drives were defined.

    Maybe it's a round-turkey ;)
  33. Your last error looks like there's a tape stuck...

    Your last error looks like there's a tape stuck in the drive.

    If TSM encounters an error loading in a new scratch, and it believes it may be a tape problem, then it will set the tape to private. I...
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    You HAVE to start with with SCSP, and if you've...

    You HAVE to start with with SCSP, and if you've done any work with storage, it should be pretty easy. I saw a practice exam on the SNIA web site, but I can't recall exactly where it was -- you may...
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    Well, you should have IBM Deployment Professional...

    Well, you should have IBM Deployment Professional Certification for TSM, and SNIA certification would also be good. Various o/s certifications may be useful, but what you need most is experience.
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    Blah, thought so. Thanks friend-of-the-moon ;)

    Blah, thought so. Thanks friend-of-the-moon ;)
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    Okay, it just came to my attention that doing...

    Okay, it just came to my attention that doing this does not prevent these volumes from being taken over by storage pools :mad:

    Since I'm using VTL, I can always define a separate, small library...
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    DB2 memory: capacity planning

    TSM 6.2 on linux (on z/VM).

    Background: If you give linux lots of memory, it's going to 'use' all of it, mainly in cache. When TSM/DB2 starts up, DB2 will take all the memorylinux will give it.
    ...
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    del arch "e:\date\your folder\*" should work

    del arch "e:\date\your folder\*"
    should work
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    R&D? I think he wants to become a consultant, not...

    R&D? I think he wants to become a consultant, not a developer. I'd suggest having at least 5 years experience, and at least 1 of those years doing architecture. If all you do is pure admin, I'd ask...
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    First thing is, ask you if actually have to back...

    First thing is, ask you if actually have to back everything up. Fax servers? Print servers? Burn a DVD for them and stick it in the vault!
  42. zLinux is going to have file systems, so db...

    zLinux is going to have file systems, so db backup to a FILE device class should be no problem. I did it at the beginning of the installation a couple of months ago and had no problem.

    We have FC...
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    I think this is what you're after... ...

    I think this is what you're after...

    http://www-01.ibm.com/software/brandcatalog/ismlibrary/details?catalog.label=1TW10TM7N&S_TACT=105AGX01&S_CMP=LP
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    TSM/TEC warehouse

    I need reporting & monitoring to gather and store an additional field for reporting. (I need the CONTACT field from NODES so that I can filter TCR reports by division.)

    So, does anyone know how I...
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    Sorry for confusing you two -- it must be Monday...

    Sorry for confusing you two -- it must be Monday :???:
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