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    Sysback and Recovery high level view

    We bought TSM Sysback and Recovery which I would like to implement soon. Currently there is a TSM client on each AIX box which runs backups every night. In addition, when there are changes to the...
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    TSM for Databases - All Requirements Document ...

    TSM for Databases - All Requirements Document


    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=666&context=SSTFZR&uid=swg21218747&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en
  3. Ok good to know. Thanks.

    Ok good to know. Thanks.
  4. That's the thing I don't know if I need to...

    That's the thing I don't know if I need to restore system databases when restoring an SQL database. Do you know when or if system database restores would be required?
  5. I was referring to restoring an SQL database and...

    I was referring to restoring an SQL database and the need to also restore the system SQL databases master, model, and msdb.
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    Thanks Ed. That brings me to another question. ...

    Thanks Ed. That brings me to another question. Can database read/writes happen while it is being backed up with TDP for SQL? If so, will that complicate restores?
  7. restoring a database. what about system databases?

    I am trying to figure out if when restoring one of my databases if it would also be required to restore one or more of the system databases. It seems like everyday activity wouldn't require this,...
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    quiescing databases

    This is a basic TDP SQL functionality question. Is there a requirement to quiesce SQL databases that is not already taken care of when running backups with TDP SQL? I am using TDP 5.5 and MSSQL 2005.
  9. Hi Francisco, Thanks for responding. Although...

    Hi Francisco,

    Thanks for responding. Although I had restarted the CAD already another restart seems to have fixed it.
  10. define clientaction for one time backup not working in AIX

    I have been using the "define clientaction" command to do an on demand backup of our Windows servers. On those servers I set SCHEDMODE to PROMPTED in dsm.opt, reset the CAD, and the backup will run....
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    AIX BMR without sysback/makesysb

    Today one of our test AIX servers failed and may require a BMR. I have been searching this forum for information and am seeing a lot of recommendations for using makesysb or sysback as part of the...
  12. Hi Ed, Yes, a migration process runs every day...

    Hi Ed,

    Yes, a migration process runs every day from the disk to the online tape pool. The order of things in the day is node backups, storage pools backups, db backup, migration, reclamation.
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  13. backup of tape storage pool always backs up no data

    Everytime the backup of the tape storage pool runs it says there is no data to backup. I run a

    Q CONTENT VOLNAME COPIED=NO

    and it comes up with no results, so everything on the tape pool...
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    took drive offline during reclamation

    I accidentally took a drive offline that was being used to during a reclamation process. The tape that was being written to is incomplete now. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do...
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    Nice. I wasn't aware such software existed. ...

    Nice. I wasn't aware such software existed. Thanks.
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    Thanks Ed. I thought it would be painful. Would...

    Thanks Ed. I thought it would be painful. Would you know of any resource that would identify all these hardware files? I'm thinking it would be easier to black list the hardware files rather than...
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    Using TSM for a server migration

    Has anyone used TSM when migrating to a new server with different hardware? Not TSM server itself, but a backed up server image. My first thought is that there are many system specific files like...
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    Hi Harry, I do not have the Edit Signature...

    Hi Harry,

    I do not have the Edit Signature option. I also tried going to Edit Profile and General Settings from the My Settings menu on the left and searching "signature" on the page. General...
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    I'm missing something simple. I don't see any...

    I'm missing something simple. I don't see any signature field and adding to the TSM Version field does not have it show up on my signature. Could you be more specific?
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    forum signatures

    I apologize for posting this question here, but I could not find another appropriate place. Where do I create my signature? I want to add TSM versions and OS information.
  21. That's cool that TSM is smart enough to only...

    That's cool that TSM is smart enough to only backup one copy to the copy pool. Makes sense. Thanks Ed.
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    Thanks. I missed that section of the guide.

    Thanks. I missed that section of the guide.
  23. backup primary tapepool: no data to process

    When just now trying to run:

    BACKUP STG TAPEPOOL01 COPYPOOL01

    I get the message:

    ANR2111W BACKUP STGPOOL: There is no data to process for TAPEPOOL01.

    TAPEPOOL01 is a primary and...
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    guide for DR of the TSM server

    Does anyone know of a guide or doc I could read as a guide for how to recover if the TSM server is lost? I'd be interested in topics like whether or not to do a full restore of the TSM server box...
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    thanks for the suggestions. yes, it could be...

    thanks for the suggestions. yes, it could be that a node name mismatch caused the data loss. the old node name was not registered on the server. however, the actlog showed the client scheduler was...
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    I'm agreeing that I think using NODENAME in...

    I'm agreeing that I think using NODENAME in dsm.opt should be another way to do step 2. I used NODENAME successfully but forgot.
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    Yeah looks like there's a way to disable the...

    Yeah looks like there's a way to disable the smilies here, but i havent found it yet. No I didnt touch dsm.opt. The nodename option looks good too. I just checked and I had used NODENAME for a...
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    I changed it on the server in the isc, on the...

    I changed it on the server in the isc, on the client's scheduler service (not the CAD) with dsmcutil, and I also added an admin who owned the renamed node. Here is a copy of the document I wrote for...
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    I wanted to post a reply to this. I changed the...

    I wanted to post a reply to this. I changed the node name of another node and this node only did an incremental backup. Yesterday I had requested an incremental on the first changed node but it had...
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    retired node name files

    I changed a node name to reflect the server's new function. At the first backup it did a full backup. Are the old node name's files still being stored and if so is there a way to expire them?
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    Ok good. Along these same lines, can I restore a...

    Ok good. Along these same lines, can I restore a DB backup that was stored offsite but has expired and is in VAULT RETRIEVE status (assuming copypool are also available)?
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    TSM DB and offsite reclaimed tape volumes

    In a DR scenario if I restore the DB from 2 days ago, will information on tape volumes that are empty from reclamation 1 day ago be available again as long as the tapes were not checked in, i.e....
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    database backup retention setting

    Is there a setting to control how many db backups are kept? Thanks.
  34. CAD and scheduler services cluster failover

    Today I followed the steps to start backing up cluster resources as described in appendix D of the TSM Windows Client 5.5 manual. The final step is to create a generic service in the Cluster...
  35. backing up cluster drives and local drives on same box

    Does TSM support this? Can I create a second node that points to the same box? The clusternode option is yes or no, not both. ;) Thanks.
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    when to restore systemstate on Win2k3 Server?

    If I am to do a BMR should I do I need to have backed up the systemstate?

    What about partial restores?
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    Thanks KBEE I did all this and was able to run a...

    Thanks KBEE I did all this and was able to run a one time schedule successfully.
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    @1 schedule pending - update schedule @1

    I created a one time incremental backup @1 with "define clientaction". It looks like the schedule start window was lost because the client didn't poll for the new schedule until after the window,...
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    thanks

    thanks greg...i am implementing it...running into another issue when trying to test which i am posting in a new thread
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    creating systemstate and asr filespaces

    several of our Windows 2003 server nodes have the systemstate and asr filespaces. i would like to add these to the nodes that do not have them so that they back up everynight, but i am having...
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