Re: [ADSM-L] TSM Server 7.1.4 woes

2016-04-26 11:21:34
Subject: Re: [ADSM-L] TSM Server 7.1.4 woes
From: Michael Prix <mp AT RS6000.DARKTECH DOT ORG>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:19:11 +0200
Yes. Where it is possible to upgrade.

Michael PrixOn Di, 2016-04-26 at 15:03 +0000, Rhodes, Richard L. wrote:
> Were you able to restore files after upgrading a client to a supported
> version?
> Rick
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> Michael Prix
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> Subject: TSM Server 7.1.4 woes
> Hello all,
>   it is well known that older clients are out of support, but still continue
> to work with the capabilities they were designed for.
> Now I and some colleagues of mine upgraded customers to TSM 7.1.4 and 7.1.5,
> with client-versions ranging from 5.5 to 7.1, and all of a sudden all
> clients
> <=6.1 can still backup to the server, but aren't any longer able to
> restore/retrieve files. ANR4035W is reported.
> While this might not be a situation where one could get support from IBM, it
> is still a new situation as we as old *SMers are used to the fact that old
> clients remain useable after an upgrade.
> -- 
> Michael Prix
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