Re: [ADSM-L] The BACKUP VM command is not supported on this client (ANS1184W)
At the time 5.5 VCB support was being developed, the 64-bit VMware VCB
framework was not available (though I think one has since been
introduced). So TSM support is currently 32-bit Windows 2003.
There is no 5.5 server requirement for this.
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"ADSM: Dist Stor Manager" <ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU> wrote on 03/21/2008
> That won't fix THIS issue. This error message is quite descriptive. The
> backup vm command really isn't supported on the 64 bit client. And the
> scripts use that command.
> I'll point out that the backup vm command is not necessary to backup
> machines with TSM through a proxy server, however, and we don't use it
> our implementation. So you can back them up with the 64bit client if
> don't use the VMware supplied TSM pre-sched command scripts.
> Bill Smoldt
> STORServer, Inc.
> > From: "Burton, Robert" <robert.burton AT RBC DOT COM>
> > Reply-To: "ADSM: Dist Stor Manager" <ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU>
> > Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 11:52:44 -0400
> > To: <ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU>
> > Subject: Re: [ADSM-L] The BACKUP VM command is not supported on this
> > (ANS1184W)
> > My understanding is you have to be at tsm server 5.5 level as well as
> > the client ...
> > thanks
> > Robert Burton
> > Enterprise Storage Network Analyst
> > Royal Bank of Canada
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> > + Robert.Burton AT rbc DOT com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ADSM: Dist Stor Manager [mailto:ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU] On
> > Behalf
> > Bell, Charles (Chip)
> > Sent: 2008, March, 21 11:09 AM
> > To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
> > Subject: The BACKUP VM command is not supported on this client
> > (ANS1184W)
> > Receiving this error when first testing TSM backups with VMware's VCB
> > product.
> > Running TSM v220.127.116.11 client on Windows 64-bit OS. TSM server is at
> > v18.104.22.168.
> > I have a ticket open with TSM support, but would like to know if
> > has seen this. I thought that command would be supported by 5.5 on
> > 64-bit. What am I missing. Any VMware gurus out there? J
> > God bless you!!!
> > Chip Bell
> > Network Engineer I
> > IBM Tivoli Certified Deployment Professional Baptist Health System
> > Birmingham, AL
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