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  1. "q clopt" from the TSM server console

    "q clopt" from the TSM server console
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    To find the columns in a table you can run this...

    To find the columns in a table you can run this select:

    select * from syscat.columns where tabname='<table_name>' order by colno

    eg: select * from syscat.columns where tabname='FILESPACES'...
  3. q event * * node= begint=-24:00 That...

    q event * * node=<nodename> begint=-24:00

    That will show the success or otherwise of any backup operation in the last 24 hours for the node you specify.

    "help q event" will show you more...
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    There could be a session (backup or restore)...

    There could be a session (backup or restore) using that tape rather than a process - do a 'q sess' on that server to see if anything is running.
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    Please do not ask a new unrelated question in an...

    Please do not ask a new unrelated question in an old thread. I've moved this post to its own thread.
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    This is the full documentation site for TSM 5.5 -...

    This is the full documentation site for TSM 5.5 - http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v1r1/index.jsp
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    See...

    See https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21383716

    Review the logs mentioned in the link, and if that doesn't help then you might need to raise a support request with IBM.
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    Rajatsm - It doesn't look like they have a trial...

    Rajatsm - It doesn't look like they have a trial version available for download

    Hogmaster - I think agent data is fine, we're a big Domino shop and it wasn't brought up as an issue in any...
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    Well, why would you want to leave TSM ;)

    Well, why would you want to leave TSM ;)
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    Take a look at this mob:...

    Take a look at this mob: http://www.butterflysoftware.net/products/backup-migration/

    We're moving some Arcserve systems to TSM and this is the software IBM are trying to get us to use. From the...
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    1) If you're not using dedup, you can get away...

    1) If you're not using dedup, you can get away with 20GB active log - if you are deduping, IBM recommend using 20% of the size of your DB. See this for the details. And yes, the log and mirror need...
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    On physical tape, yes, there will be 2 copies of...

    On physical tape, yes, there will be 2 copies of the file.
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    You can do this with q event, ie: q event * *...

    You can do this with q event, ie:

    q event * * begind=+2 endd=+3

    That returns (for me) all the client schedules set to run between saturday and sunday
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    Oracle backups seem to compress really well -...

    Oracle backups seem to compress really well - I've got LTO5 tapes (1.5TB/3TB) holding 4, 5 and 6TB. What is your drive format set to in your devclass definition?
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    Our bigger 5.5 DBs were well over 100GB - closer...

    Our bigger 5.5 DBs were well over 100GB - closer to 200 if I recall correctly.
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    The active log files are created automatically by...

    The active log files are created automatically by TSM when the server starts, and will always appear to be 512MB each - even if the log is empty according to TSM.

    The archive log is cleared after...
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    The Archive Log Failover directory is additional...

    The Archive Log Failover directory is additional storage space in case the Archive Log directory runs out of space. You don't NEED to have it, however if you don't and your Archive Log directory...
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    Storagetek L700 library firmware

    Does anyone out there have a copy of the v3.18.02 firmware for a StorageTek L700 library? I'm having some issues mixing HP and IBM drives which seem to be fixed in this version, but I can't obtain...
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    Poll: Other - slow links causing timeouts and/or...

    Other - slow links causing timeouts and/or firewalls killing sessions to the TSM server.
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    We were RAM constrained, and had to do an upgrade...

    We were RAM constrained, and had to do an upgrade to new hardware. 4 instances running on the original host were upgraded off over the course of a few weeks, and for the bigger databases it was a...
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    see "def clientaction"

    see "def clientaction"
  22. You've spelt it wrong - it's: QUIET

    You've spelt it wrong - it's:

    QUIET
  23. Take a look at the following links: ...

    Take a look at the following links:

    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27019388 (admincommtimeout)
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27019387 (adminidletimeout)
    ...
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    What they don't know can't hurt you kinda thing. ...

    What they don't know can't hurt you kinda thing. Plus, if you only offsite the fulls once a week and there is a failure on a friday afternoon you lose a whole weeks worth of data (or more if there...
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    The quick way to fix most of these VSS errors is...

    The quick way to fix most of these VSS errors is to reboot the server, which will reset the VSS writers to a good state. There are a number of hotfixes provided by Microsoft for VSS, I don't have...
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    Search the activity log for the session number in...

    Search the activity log for the session number in question and see what DNS name or IP shows up:

    q actlog begind=-1 begint=00:00 endd=today endt=<now> search="53502"

    The first entry in the...
  27. Thread: Collocation

    by cjhood
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    Keren, To get the existing data collocated,...

    Keren,

    To get the existing data collocated, you can run a "move nodedata" - eg:

    move nodedata collocg=<collocation group name> from=<stgpool_name> to=<stgpool_name>

    This will move all the...
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    run a "q sched type=admin" The backup DB and...

    run a "q sched type=admin"

    The backup DB and expiration tasks will be running as administrative schedules rather than client. "q sched" by itself only displays client (backup/archive) schedules.
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    Take a look here...

    Take a look here

    All of the patches come with a readme file on the ftp site, and within those are usually installation instructions.
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    You can also run: q mount f=d that will...

    You can also run:

    q mount f=d

    that will show all the currently mounted tapes and the processes or sessions that own them.

    Just keep an eye on your TSM server using q pr and q se as Raakin...
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    Run the audit when there's no activity in the...

    Run the audit when there's no activity in the library (no tape mounts, backups, restores etc), and be aware that during the audit no library activities will start...

    From the admin guide:


    ...
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    No worries, that particular concept isn't always...

    No worries, that particular concept isn't always clear - as you said, better to ask to be sure :)
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    You don't need to expire after a delete...

    You don't need to expire after a delete filespace. The deletion removes the entries from the database (and "releases" the tape space as a consequence), so there's nothing left to expire. A stgpool...
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    Try deleting the filespaces by FSID instead of...

    Try deleting the filespaces by FSID instead of filespace name, eg:

    >q fil
    Node Name Filespace FSID Platform Filespace Is Files- Capacity Pct
    Name ...
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    Is the g:\tsmdbbk directory online and available...

    Is the g:\tsmdbbk directory online and available through Windows? Are permissions to the folder or volume set correctly?
  36. I just ran a quick DBBackup against a file devc...

    I just ran a quick DBBackup against a file devc (6.2.2.0 server) and it worked fine - what errors are you seeing when you try to run it?
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    As I understand, TSM VE is similar to the TDP...

    As I understand, TSM VE is similar to the TDP clients in that there is an additional charge for the licence. If it is available (should have been released electronically 11/03), it'll be on PPA.
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    Try this: select volume_name from volumeusage...

    Try this:

    select volume_name from volumeusage where node_name='NODENAME' and stgpool_name='OFFSITEPOOLNAME'
  39. Thread: Audit Volume

    by cjhood
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    That's the correct behaviour. The audit is...

    That's the correct behaviour. The audit is checking the consistency of all the files on vol_1, and there is a file spanned over to vol_2 so TSM is making sure the whole file is intact. The...
  40. Hi molerio, Not sure if you are aware of this...

    Hi molerio,

    Not sure if you are aware of this option - 'RELABELSCRatch' in the library definition. It was implemented in TSM for exactly this reason, and while it's not ideal it's certainly...
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    I see the same as you, looks like that's normal.

    I see the same as you, looks like that's normal.
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    Running select commands over the backups table on...

    Running select commands over the backups table on v6.* is much, much faster than on v5 from my experience.
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    The TIMESTAMPDIFF function was added in v6, I...

    The TIMESTAMPDIFF function was added in v6, I guess you're on 5.*?

    select entity as Node_name, cast(sum(bytes/1024/1024) as decimal (10,3)) as Total_MB, substr(cast(min(start_time) as...
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    If you Partition the i6000 library into two...

    If you Partition the i6000 library into two logical libraries then you will be able to use one for TSM and one for DPM. I believe that there is an additional licence requirement for partitioning,...
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    A delete with discarddata does not actually...

    A delete with discarddata does not actually physically erase the tape. What it does is remove the references to files on that tape from the TSM database, making the tape "empty" as far as TSM is...
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