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    Ooh... that's troubling. all I can find is...

    Ooh... that's troubling. all I can find is 6.2.1.
    ftp://service.software.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/maintenance/server/v6r2/AIX/6.2.2.0/README.txt says
    and there is no 6.2.2.2.......
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    I backup vms by taking a snapshot and backing up...

    I backup vms by taking a snapshot and backing up everything but the delta files directly into TSM. Restore involves a little work in the vmware GUI to reconnect the disks, but otherwise it works...
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    -tabdelimited on your dsmadmc commandline. Much...

    -tabdelimited on your dsmadmc commandline. Much more readable, and trivial to chop up in text processing.
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    That's the funny part of it. Though we're a meat...

    That's the funny part of it. Though we're a meat company(largest in the world now, I think) with all our acquisitions and huge labor force, our data's really critical, and they treat it as such in...
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    You gotta be kidding me. 532 nodes, 120TB and...

    You gotta be kidding me. 532 nodes, 120TB and growing fast(we're on an acquisition binge), 1 instance, 4 LTO3, 120 slots, mostly windows clients, so continuous failed schedules (VSS is crud), no...
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    Thanks, Chef. I've been wrestling with this one...

    Thanks, Chef. I've been wrestling with this one for 5 minutes per day over the past week. Just figured I was flaking a step with all the interruptions.
  7. Thread: Audit Db Tsm

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    There is no possible way to get it back. That...

    There is no possible way to get it back. That sort of thing should always be started from a physical console, or inside a screen(my preference) VNC session. Detached, as your process is, even if it...
  8. No answer yet? Too late for you, but STOP...

    No answer yet? Too late for you, but STOP RECLAMATIONS and MIGRATIONS. get an old DB backup, from after populating and before deleting that volume. Make a new instance, restore db, mark the vols...
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    yeah, fix=yes on audit volume will mark the...

    yeah, fix=yes on audit volume will mark the primary copy as destroyed, and a restore stgpool will retrieve copies from copypool to fix the situation - or a new bastg ill do the same for a...
  10. What I do is to have each bastg preceeded by the...

    What I do is to have each bastg preceeded by the same backup but with P=Y. Then I use a shell script that finds the most recent preview bastg in the actl and extracts the total bytes, then does a...
  11. Thread: Is TSM dead?

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    Why all the concern about ISC? Do you need to...

    Why all the concern about ISC? Do you need to have your implementation administered by handicapped monkeys? ISC's just something you set up early in the process to make the PHBs think they...
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    Once you're already running dsmadmc from the unix...

    Once you're already running dsmadmc from the unix commandline, you might consider that the tsm commands can be treated as plain old unix commands. For instance, I don't write my administrative...
  13. Write the entire list as a file macro the file...

    Write the entire list as a file
    macro the file
    If there's a line limit, run split on the file and macro the resulting chunks in a loop. I've never needed to delete more than maybe 10K at a time.
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    tdposync is the correct way to hunt down extra...

    tdposync is the correct way to hunt down extra backups.
    BTW:rete won't keep them from being deleted by RMAN. They're not being marked expired - they're being deleted.
    If your DBAs dig in their...
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    Here's a trick for better performance - if you...

    Here's a trick for better performance - if you have sufficient disk to hold the whole day's incoming data - size a DISK-class pool to hold the files that are under 2GB or so, and put the rest in...
  16. select NODE_NAME,FILESPACE_NAME,FILE_NAME from...

    select NODE_NAME,FILESPACE_NAME,FILE_NAME from contents where volume_name='<volume>' and file_size>600000000000
    You could also use file_size=<thevalueyousawinqueryprocess>
    I'd probably just query...
  17. How to find all your migrated files after they're moved

    I had a bit of a disaster a few months ago. Right after a large migration on a windows file server, I pushed too far trying to free some scratch ("why do you need all these tapes? They're...
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    rulan: Every example I've read (except...

    rulan: Every example I've read (except MoonBuddy's first example, which was plainly a demo of how to get and cancel a single process, suitable for modification into your own scripting environment)...
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    I have just finished recovering from that very...

    I have just finished recovering from that very thing. The instructor in TSM class recommended assigning 13GB of logspace and extending to only 12GB to make it easy to recover. M/UX should review...
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    Boy, I wish I'd been able to recover up to date....

    Boy, I wish I'd been able to recover up to date.
    I put a server on HSM during the lost time, and I'm not getting the ba client integration I'd expected. I thought if a user attempted to open a...
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    You're kidding! I searched for syntax for that,...

    You're kidding! I searched for syntax for that, and gave up. Everything I found said the dsmserv extend log was for adding new formatted log space, only. I even tried naming the volume that had...
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    During the drive in, I thought some. Way back...

    During the drive in, I thought some.

    Way back when, in tsm class, I was advised to allocate 13GB of log volumes and extend the log to only 12GB, so that if this ever happenned, I could just extend...
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    Apparently I'm limited to 12GB instead of 13? I...

    Apparently I'm limited to 12GB instead of 13? I see that the previous extend log failed.

    bash-3.00# ./dsmserv display logvolumes
    ANR7800I DSMSERV generated at 11:21:10 on Nov 26 2008.

    Tivoli...
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    Server process not doing anything - I'm dead

    Ran out of scratch.
    While fixing that issue, ran out of log space.
    All I saw was that it was hung - couldn't open an administrative interface. all I saw in the logfile (I use dsmulog) was...
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    Here's the way I'm trying it. I modified the...

    Here's the way I'm trying it.
    I modified the "trend serverprotect" service to run as a new local admin service username "svctrend". We'll see how that goes.
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    Expiration times can be - "lumpy". An early day...

    Expiration times can be - "lumpy". An early day has less to do and a late day has more. If you have a weekly pattern, days with big backups also tend to be days with big expirations, adding both...
  27. The big deletion opened a lot of space which is...

    The big deletion opened a lot of space which is filled in and there's a lot more seeking done in generating your DBB. However, I have an idea. On my system, at least, if there's client activity,...
  28. You're making it harder than it needs to be. ...

    You're making it harder than it needs to be. Just use the old method of reclamation. Instead of "reclaim stgpool name thresh=threshhold" to start reclamation, run "upd stgpool name reclaim=thresh"....
  29. Since the people concerned control the firewall,...

    Since the people concerned control the firewall, just have them put traffic to your tsmserver's port 1500 on the lowest COS, then your packets will be dropped and resent later if it conflicts with...
  30. I'm fully implemented. Now I'm waiting for the...

    I'm fully implemented. Now I'm waiting for the windudes to start migrating accounts into the new domain. I've done small backups and restores and brick-level restores to the original mailbox. a new...
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    No. Sorry. You've got to let it write "ERIC"...

    No. Sorry. You've got to let it write "ERIC" beginning to end of every file.
    You can make it faster, though, by forcing it to write only one volume per time per disk/array. No seeking - let it...
  32. That's a fine setup, if 2.5TB is all you'll have...

    That's a fine setup, if 2.5TB is all you'll have under management.
    Your daily maintenance should be to run ba stg for DISK and FILE starting the moment your client backup window ends, then backup...
  33. Yep. You can use migd to keep more-recently...

    Yep. You can use migd to keep more-recently backed up data in the disk-based pool, but remember, a lot of data doesn't change often. For restore of currently-active files, your strategy will work...
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    I was told by a vendor (my old boss) 2 days ago...

    I was told by a vendor (my old boss) 2 days ago that you can back up from the standby copy in a LCR arrangement, so I can't see a way for that not to work with CCR.
    We don't have copy services...
  35. I suspect most of this won't be relevant after...

    I suspect most of this won't be relevant after the first maintenance release, but:

    If it can see any Exchange servers that don't have every LDAP field needed to perform item-level restores, you...
  36. OK, now there's a positive answer. Me. I'll try...

    OK, now there's a positive answer. Me.
    I'll try to remember to check this thread from time to time in case anybody else is trying and runs into the same stuff I did.
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    Shadow copy is a storage snapshot service...

    Shadow copy is a storage snapshot service provided by windows.
    "Objects expired" is objects stored within TSM marked by this backup operation as no longer being the active version, by their being...
  38. I'm hashing through it. Through back channels...

    I'm hashing through it. Through back channels I've learned that I'm configured correctly but have run into a recently-discovered bug concerning exchange datastore naming.
  39. Yep, that's what I'm seeing all around. ...

    Yep, that's what I'm seeing all around. Unfortunately, the deal here is that they're moving to Exchange 2007, require brick-level restores, and the ArcServ they've been limping along on doesn't...
  40. Anybody got TDP for Exchange 6.1 working right yet?

    I can do backups, but as soon as I got to "mailbox restore", I get an ACN0004E.

    We (foolishly, in my opinion) dropped TSM support, so I can't call IBM. IBM left TDPExc 6.1 in our PPA, as a...
  41. Well - this one had me really thinking. I've...

    Well - this one had me really thinking.

    I've done some testing, and the results were disappointing when I tried a timid approach, but casually doing everything wrong brought good results.

    I...
  42. Thread: transfer rate

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    I run this from time to time when somebody asks...

    I run this from time to time when somebody asks me "was TSM doing anything to suchandsuch at this time on this day?":
    select...
  43. Thread: tdpexc 6.1 docs?

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    Yep, that's where the readmes led me. I'd've...

    Yep, that's where the readmes led me. I'd've deleted the thread but that option isn't available.

    I've got the manual printed out and am about to go hide somewhere to read it.
  44. Thread: tdpexc 6.1 docs?

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    tdpexc 6.1 docs?

    Anybody found anything? I've searched infocenter and redbooks to no avail.

    edit: I found links in the readmes in the installmedia. We'll see if they're useful.
  45. Thanks, Heada. That is the sort of direction I...

    Thanks, Heada. That is the sort of direction I was looking. /usr/local included, all the rest of /usr excluded. Probably safe to include /etc if objrepos is excluded. /var to catch printer...
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