IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Version 7.1

Linux: Taking the first steps after you install Tivoli Storage Manager

After you install Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 7.1, prepare for the configuration. Using the configuration wizard is the preferred method of configuring the Tivoli Storage Manager instance.

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Figure 1. You are in the configuring the Tivoli Storage Manager server section.The image is a graphical depiction that illustrates that you are in the section for configuring the Tivoli Storage Manager server.

Configure the Tivoli Storage Manager server instance by completing the following steps:

  1. Linux operating systems Update the kernel parameter values.

    Linux operating systems See Linux: Tuning kernel parameters for Linux systems.

  2. Create the directories and user ID for the server instance. See Linux: Creating the user ID and directories for the server instance.
  3. Configure a Tivoli Storage Manager instance. Select one of the following options:
  4. Configure options to control when database reorganization runs. See Linux: Configuring server options for server database maintenance.
  5. Start the Tivoli Storage Manager server instance if it is not already started.
  6. Register your license. See Linux: Registering licenses.
  7. Prepare your system for database backups. See Linux: Specifying a device class in preparation for database backups.
  8. Monitor the server. See Linux: Monitoring the server.


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