PROBLEM DESCRIPTION :
When you execute command 'delete backup' from BA Client , usually the parent directory will not be deleted. Example as follow:
tsm> delete backup "C:\Program Files\Tivoli\" -deltype=all -subdir=yes
This command will delete everything except the last specified directory (Tivoli) and left it empty. How to delete this 'Tivoli' empty directory?
After run above command, you can continue with above stepd to completely delete the directory:
1) Deactivate the backup object of 'Tivoli' directory :
tsm> expire C:\Program Files\Tivoli*
2) Verify that the folder (Tivoli) is does not exist in the list of backup data/files that are stored on TSM server in the C:\Program Files\ directory.
tsm> query backup C:\Program Files\