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Upgrading TSM Server from 5.4 to 7.1


Hello everyone!!

I have a TSM 5.4 server installed on AIX 5.2 and connected to a TS3584 Libray with 5 LTO4 drives.

I want to upgrade the TSM to the newer IBM spectrum version in a new AIX 7.1 LPAR connected to a new TS3310 library with 4 LTO7 drives.

I would like to know what is the best way to upgrade the tsm server and migrate all data to the new TS3310 Library and LTO7 tapes?
Also the hardware requirements ( Processor ,memory ...) for the new IBM spectrum on power8 server knowing that i will use deduplication and replication ?

Thanks in advance for your help.
I also would check is possible ....
new TSM server (new TSM infra) create server to server comm, and use import export node using server-to-sever connection .....


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new TSM server (new TSM infra) create server to server comm, and use import export node using server-to-sever connection .....
That method can be lengthy, but given that the OP also need to move the data from LTO4 to LTO7, that's actually a good method because it would achieve both moving to 7.1 and LTO7 at the same time.

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The Spectrum Protect TLA (Three-Letter Acronym): ISP or something else?

  • Every product needs a TLA, Let's call it ISP (IBM Spectrum Protect).

    Votes: 8 22.9%
  • Keep using TSM for Spectrum Protect.

    Votes: 17 48.6%
  • Let's be formal and just say Spectrum Protect

    Votes: 6 17.1%
  • Other (please comement)

    Votes: 4 11.4%

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