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  1. How I wish I am still using IBM storage - missed...

    How I wish I am still using IBM storage - missed it!
  2. I am guessing you checked the path to the...

    I am guessing you checked the path to the libraries.

    One other thing you can do is search for a newer version. SLES 12 for IBM Power is out in SUSE's website. Normally, later versions are downward...
  3. What version of libaio is the system looking for?...

    What version of libaio is the system looking for? Go to SUSE's website.
  4. Number 2 is the AIO (Asynchronous I/O) library...

    Number 2 is the AIO (Asynchronous I/O) library file. SUSE should have this for POWER systems. What version?

    The last time I did a SUSE install, I just Googled for it.
  5. On the DD990, check: 1. if the NFS is...

    On the DD990, check:

    1. if the NFS is enabled: nfs status.
    2. If not, enable it: nfs enable.
    3. If it was enabled or not enabled, check if you had defined the clients that will access the...
  6. Zone? You don't zone NFS mounts. Zoning is for...

    Zone? You don't zone NFS mounts. Zoning is for SAN disks. NFS uses IP. On the DD990, the NFS filesystem is exported as NFS which is what your TSM server will mount as NFS.

    Restoring to Linux from...
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    In the so many times I moved tapes from Library...

    In the so many times I moved tapes from Library to Library, I had no issues running audit and getting successful results all the time.

    Here is what I can suggest that you do:

    1. let IBM replace...
  8. This is relatively easy to do: 1. Make sure...

    This is relatively easy to do:

    1. Make sure the DD990 has the necessary NFS setup so the TSM server can mount a share from it
    2. Mount a share on the TSM server (OS side) from the DD990
    3. On...
  9. Where are you running the command from? on the...

    Where are you running the command from? on the TSM server? is TSMDEV the TSM server or the node? when you run 'q filespace TSMDEV' do you see FSID 3?
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    DB growth depends on a lot of factors: 1....

    DB growth depends on a lot of factors:

    1. Backing up millions of files? The more files the bigger the DB gets.
    2. Retention period - the longer, the larger your DB will be.

    I am not sure if...
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    Try a delete, then redefine. Also, see if VTL...

    Try a delete, then redefine.

    Also, see if VTL service on the DD is running BEFORE you delete. May save you some time.
  12. Do you have the right authority levels? See...

    Do you have the right authority levels?

    See 'help grant authority'
  13. I always question the logic of backing up LOG...

    I always question the logic of backing up LOG files - what for? is always the question to answer.

    Unless this is used for forensics or some other security or legal matter, I am not backing up log...
  14. Set the authority for system admins over the...

    Set the authority for system admins over the nodes they need to manage. When they log in through TSM Manager, this authority follows. See 'help grant authority'.
  15. Why do you have to check in all of the scratch...

    Why do you have to check in all of the scratch tapes? You check in what you need.

    If your system is setup correctly, data from the nodes will be stored on the online tape pool and copied to the...
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    Is this reclamation for the online or offsite...

    Is this reclamation for the online or offsite tape pool? Have you moved online tapes to offsite through the 'update volume' command? Any damaged/destroyed/unavailable tapes on the online tape pool?
  17. Port 1581 not 1580

    Port 1581 not 1580
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    You need to do both: create the volume first then...

    You need to do both: create the volume first then extend the DB.
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    As you said - unsupported but it works. Try...

    As you said - unsupported but it works.

    Try to update ASAP.
  20. Can you access the node via web browser? If you...

    Can you access the node via web browser? If you can, look under Restore to see if the directory is there. If it is there, it is being backed up.
  21. Look if the space usage is changing on SITE B...

    Look if the space usage is changing on SITE B when doing a DB backup. Or, look at the network traffic when the DB backup is running.
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    There is a performance gain when the database...

    There is a performance gain when the database volumes are equal in size and spread out evenly. I suggest balancing it out.

    As for a DR site, the total size of the volumes can be less provided that...
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    I have a DB at 550 GB and no issues. The...

    I have a DB at 550 GB and no issues.

    The problem is that your DB is located at volumes NOT equal in sizes. I suggest, doing a full DB backup. shutdown the TSM instance, rework the DB directories...
  24. What is the status of the file that TSM reports...

    What is the status of the file that TSM reports as FAILED (File not Found) WHEN the backup is running - is the file being accessed? or, currently been written to disk?
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    Run an audit of the library. Eject the tapes...

    Run an audit of the library.

    Eject the tapes using the library's interface and not through TSM.
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    If you used RMAN since 2008, the Oracle DBAs has...

    If you used RMAN since 2008, the Oracle DBAs has control of expiration. Ask them to expire backup data before 2014. This is part of the RMAN policy configuration.
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    I am not sure if this works. Give it a try since...

    I am not sure if this works. Give it a try since you can test the outcome right away.

    Open TSM Reporting MMC:

    Tivoli Storage Manager --(right click)--> TSM Operational Reporting ---> (click...
  28. Check if expiration and reclamation is running.

    Check if expiration and reclamation is running.
  29. If the volume is not in the library, you have to...

    If the volume is not in the library, you have to check them in.

    But, how come the tape is not in the library? By default, no tapes that is part of the online pool should be outside the library.
  30. Can you more specific? Is this a copy pool? ...

    Can you more specific? Is this a copy pool?

    In general, moving data from a tape goes to the same storage pool.

    Normally you don't bother to know which tapes are needed unless you don't have...
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    I am afraid that what you did is the right step....

    I am afraid that what you did is the right step.

    Relabel without encryption and then relabel with encryption. The reason is that you need to reset the encryption to NULL before re-introducing...
  32. As you know, you can read/write LTO4 media on...

    As you know, you can read/write LTO4 media on LTO5 drives but only read LTO4 media on LTO6 drives.

    Since you have a new frame with LTO6 drives, you can just assign the new LTO6 to read/write as...
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    The only way to have the process 100% foolproof...

    The only way to have the process 100% foolproof is to physically have the tapes labeled differently or uniquely for each library. No guessing here.

    If you cannot have the tapes labelled uniquely,...
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    I believe this works. Open a case with IBM to...

    I believe this works.

    Open a case with IBM to make sure.
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    Is your intention to have the new management...

    Is your intention to have the new management class the default one? If so, define it as the default, and activate the related policy set to have this as the active management class.

    If the new...
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    I just enter 'prepare'. The prefix is preset...

    I just enter 'prepare'. The prefix is preset using the 'set' command: SET DRMPLANPREFIX and if you wish, set the post fix character via: SET DRMPLANVPOSTFIX

    If you use specific locations, set this...
  37. The advantage of parallel backups is that you can...

    The advantage of parallel backups is that you can finish in a shorter time compared to a serial backup method like what TSM does by default.

    Experiment to determine what is best for you.
  38. If the .BAK files have been created prior to...

    If the .BAK files have been created prior to backup start times, you can run the backups in parallel via a DOS script or batch file.
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    Good chicken or egg scenario. This why I hate...

    Good chicken or egg scenario. This why I hate Virtual environments.

    Anyways, create a DR plan outside of TSM. Make sure you have a vdmk backup of your VCenter, and to make things merrier, a backup...
  40. Are you accessing the node remotely through a...

    Are you accessing the node remotely through a browser?

    If so, you need, aside form the dsmcad running, the CAD agent installed and running.

    If you have X window running, you can try the GUI...
  41. I can't remember how I handled DB tapes since DB...

    I can't remember how I handled DB tapes since DB tapes that have reached expiry dates does not show up in 'q drm'.

    I believe I wrote a script to query the volume history looking for DB tapes that...
  42. Generate a list of all tapes that are: ...

    Generate a list of all tapes that are:

    active DB backups,
    online tapes and
    copy tapes

    Compare this with all that are offsite. Any that is not of the list above are assumed...
  43. In this case, I don't use VSS.

    In this case, I don't use VSS.
  44. Use multiple backup streams. Backup individual...

    Use multiple backup streams. Backup individual mail stores by name instead of specifying just *.
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    Are you using node replication? If so, see this:...

    Are you using node replication? If so, see this: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21648856
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