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  1. We made a separate file system on our systems...

    We made a separate file system on our systems under /itsm/home and had the instance user home directory set to that location. You could just also have them make a separate /home/tsminst1 file system...
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    Is this a full or incremental backup of the DB2...

    Is this a full or incremental backup of the DB2 database? The link below details the steps to update the commtimeout value, wondering if you manually edited the dsmserv.opt or used the setopt...
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    [HOWTO] Dan, I don't know of a way around this...

    Dan, I don't know of a way around this unfortunately outside the afore mentioned logical library partition. We've had some mixed libraries done this way and it will mount them in the LTO4 drives...
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    Are you doing the extract to the correct TCPPort...

    Are you doing the extract to the correct TCPPort for the second instance?
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    We've experienced the same limitations as you...

    We've experienced the same limitations as you have with the single streaming, that's why i was hoping NDMP may be a bit better from a performance standpoint but we haven't tested it in my company...
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    We're backing up sections of our unified with the...

    We're backing up sections of our unified with the built in TSM API, as I understood I didn't think FCM was an option at all. The other method you might want to look at was NDMP though from what I...
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    Are there any special characters in the password?...

    Are there any special characters in the password? If there are I'd try one without special characters and see if that resolves your issue.

    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IC86187
  8. Your first suggestion is probably the best idea,...

    Your first suggestion is probably the best idea, it's the way i typically do these sort of media refreshes. You can even use the migration method if you define a new logical library. You'll want to...
  9. Thread: Simply Amazing

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    Looks great Greg, are you using the resource...

    Looks great Greg, are you using the resource option as well now on your expiration command? It's amazing how quick it can get done these days.
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    Do you have a SAN, if so FC drives would give you...

    Do you have a SAN, if so FC drives would give you some more flexibility for things like LAN free. If you have SAN storage I'd also look at utilizing that disk for your db and log volumes, just keep...
  11. In my opinion and working in the same sort of...

    In my opinion and working in the same sort of environment where we've used HSM for the same type of data... Your best bet here is to involve the RPACS vendor and do an archive to archive migration,...
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    I've had success with older versions of Firefox...

    I've had success with older versions of Firefox 3.6 and previous, otherwise Internet Explorer 8 is the only "supported" browser.
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    It appears same version or later is ok per the...

    It appears same version or later is ok per the documentation though
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    Greg, I can't recall where I saw but I believe...

    Greg,
    I can't recall where I saw but I believe you are required to use the version that matches your TSM server version.
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    So the SSD disks are internal (not SAN) ? If so...

    So the SSD disks are internal (not SAN) ? If so what make and model server are these on? Just wondering if an internal PCI bus bottleneck you're running in to.
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    Well when you look at a TSM V5 database and do...

    Well when you look at a TSM V5 database and do the math between assigned capacity and pct utilized to get a size of the database there's a lot of fragmentation in there from expiration and new...
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    We have a test AIX LPAR we use here to benchmark...

    We have a test AIX LPAR we use here to benchmark upgrades, I can't say I've seen any performance increase when I tested an identical database upgrading to 6.2.3.0 and then to 6.3.3.0. You're going...
  18. Each stanza will need a different HTTPport in the...

    Each stanza will need a different HTTPport in the dsm.sys. If you don't set it differently the other two will complain that the port is in use and pick a random HTTPPort.

    You really probably...
  19. Exactly ;)

    Exactly ;)
  20. For testing purposes you'd be better off just...

    For testing purposes you'd be better off just restoring a database backup to the new TSM server and performing a same system upgrade using the network (local loopback) method. If you're just doing...
  21. TSM for VE - Scheduling,Collocation, Policy Questions

    We're getting ready to implement the agent at one of our facilities and I'm curious to see how everyone else is accomplishing some things we did relatively easy the "old" way.

    How are you...
  22. Thread: rootvg backup

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    or sysback :o

    or sysback :o
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    If you check in the manual it says the default is...

    If you check in the manual it says the default is DHCP. You can hard set the IP at the operator panel if that's not working for you.

    Check chapter 4 - modifying network settings
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    You'll only need the one IBMTape driver provided...

    You'll only need the one IBMTape driver provided the tape drives are IBM branded.
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    If it's a VM Greg you might look at TSM for VE. ...

    If it's a VM Greg you might look at TSM for VE. You could do a LAN free proxy host that can see the VM data store and the tape drives.

    Depends on how those four file systems are presented to...
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    Did you change the ownership of the RAW logical...

    Did you change the ownership of the RAW logical volumes to match the user ID and group that's running the TSM instance?
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    Good question, I've been wondering the same thing...

    Good question, I've been wondering the same thing for some time now. I'm assuming April 2013 even if that's not the date so we'll have all our servers upgraded before then.
  28. Thread: Lost Slots,

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    They'll both work the main reason I don't like to...

    They'll both work the main reason I don't like to the latter method is it clears out all the status and ownerships in the libvolumes. You'll have to audit from the library clients again to correct...
  29. Thread: Lost Slots,

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    Good to know about the refreshstate option,...

    Good to know about the refreshstate option, hadn't used that yet.

    I do have to respectfully disagree with you on stopping and starting dsmserv. I've done it more than a couple times in an AIX...
  30. Thread: Lost Slots,

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    If you haven't already stop and restart the TSM...

    If you haven't already stop and restart the TSM server (dsmserv daemon). It'll pickup the changes at that point.

    You can also delete the drive/library paths and the drive/library definitions if...
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    As others have said since it's dedicated with no...

    As others have said since it's dedicated with no backup activity on the library manager, really one or two hba ports depending if you have your SAN split. Then another one or two for disk if you're...
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    Any reason you wouldn't use a mksysb or sysback...

    Any reason you wouldn't use a mksysb or sysback to do the bare metal restore? The way you're heading now you'd have to redefine all the file systems and then have TSM restore. Keep in mind TSM...
  33. I may just be misunderstanding your post but you...

    I may just be misunderstanding your post but you want to set things up like this.

    In TSM define your drives with cleanfreq of NONE, do not checkin the cleaning tapes to the LIBV.

    Verify auto...
  34. ACSLS manages cleanings, you'll need to do a...

    ACSLS manages cleanings, you'll need to do a query clean in ACSLS to see if there are cleaning tapes in the silo and how many times they've been used.
  35. Yeah that is a bit of an issue, it's been so long...

    Yeah that is a bit of an issue, it's been so long since I've done anything with NDMP I must admit I didn't think about that. Here's an idea, I thought you could do a library manager/client...
  36. Like Mikeymac said You need to have separate...

    Like Mikeymac said

    You need to have separate device classes for your storage pools if you'd like to force one pool to use 4's versus 3's. You would have to hard set the drive format to ULTRIUM4C...
  37. If they're clustered try putting in CLUSTERNODE...

    If they're clustered try putting in CLUSTERNODE YES in the dsm.opt file.

    Now this raises another question did you set up the appropriate services for a "cluster" node in TSM. If you're not sure...
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    quickest way if they really are still scratch and...

    quickest way if they really are still scratch and don't need a relabel would be to use the update libv

    for example

    update libv 3584lib DP4248L4 stat=scr
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    Haha yeah it's a pain that's for sure but what...

    Haha yeah it's a pain that's for sure but what you have to do it browse to storage systems -> tape systems -> tape autoloaders and libraries -> TS3500 Tape Library (3584-L22,L23,L53) and platform...
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    I would just use the loopback address on the TSM...

    I would just use the loopback address on the TSM server to back it up, that should eliminate actually going over the network and get you the speeds you're looking for.
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    Best practices would be to have each switch act...

    Best practices would be to have each switch act as a separate fabric, run half the cables for the VTL to switchA and the other half to switchB, same with the disk and tape library. To do this though...
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    Somehow with SUN this doesn't surprise me,...

    Somehow with SUN this doesn't surprise me, probably the best way around this since they aren't providing a fix is to just have five drives zoned to one HBA port and the other five to another instead...
  43. If you had used an IBM emulated library and IBM...

    If you had used an IBM emulated library and IBM emulated drives you would just use the /dev/rmt entries that atape creates. Using the non-IBM branded emulation on your VTL just adds a step for you...
  44. So your VTL must be emulating non-IBM drives,...

    So your VTL must be emulating non-IBM drives, would be easier if it did.

    You'll have to go in to smit and create the MT drivers (those are Tivoli device drivers) (the rmt's for IBM LTO's are the...
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    Best practices are separate ports, I've never...

    Best practices are separate ports, I've never personally done both on the same port so no idea how it would actually behave.
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