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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Reporting and Monitoring Feature Minimum HW/SW Requirements

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What is the hardware and software requirements for Tivoli Storage Manager Reporting and Monitoring Feature?

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The following tables list the minimum hardware and software requirements needed to install the Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1 reporting and monitoring feature. Find on this page,
Hardware requirements
Software requirements
Supported Operating Systems



V7.1
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Reporting and Monitoring V7.1
Hardware Requirements
Type
Minimum Requirements
Hardware AIX operating systems
    • A 64-bit Common Hardware Reference Platform (CHRP) architecture.
    Notes:
    1. To verify that your system is a CHRP architecture system, issue the lscfg command, and look for the following output: Model Architecture: chrp.
    2. Start of changeYou must upgrade POWER3 processor-based systems to POWER4 before you install DB2®.End of change
    • A multiprocessor-based computer with a 2 GHz or greater processor
    • Network interface card
Linux operating systemsWindows operating systems
    • Dual core Intel Pentium compatible processor or multiprocessor-based computer with a 2.93 GHz or greater processor
    • Network interface card
Windows operating systems
    • Remote registry service must be enabled.
Disk spaceAIX operating systemsLinux operating systems
    The following space is required for the Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager software:
    • 10 MB free disk space (minimum) in the / directory
    • 800 MB free space (minimum) in the /home directory
    • 522 MB free disk space (minimum) in the /var directory
    • 350 MB free disk space (minimum) in the /usr directory
    • 3.4 GB free disk space (minimum) in the /tmp directory
    • 8 GB free space in the installation directory, 30 GB recommended as requirements increase as historical data is gathered and stored in the WAREHOUS database
    • 4.45 GB free space in the IBM Jazz for Service Management installation directory
    The following space is required for the Tivoli Storage Manager monitoring agent:
    • 10 MB free disk space (minimum) in the / directory
    • 5 MB free disk space (minimum) in the /var directory
    • 350 MB free disk space (minimum) in the /usr directory
    • 200 MB free disk space (minimum) in the /tmp directory
AIX operating systems
    The Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager monitoring agent can be used only with IBM Tivoli Monitoring version 6.3.0 FP2 or later.
Windows operating systems
    The following space is required for the Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager application:
    • 15 GB free disk space (minimum), 45 GB recommended as requirements increase as historical data is gathered and stored in the WAREHOUS database
    • 40 MB free space for the temp directory
    • 60 MB free space for the system drive
    • 2 GB free space for the IBM Jazz for Service Management installation directory
    The following space is required for the Tivoli Storage Manager monitoring agent:
    • 350 MB free disk space (minimum) in the installation directory
MemoryAIX operating systemsLinux operating systemsWindows operating systems
  • 8 GB minimum, 16 GB recommended
  • 4 GB of available memory is required at installation time.
  • Start of change2 GB of additional memory per agent instance that is created on the Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager systemEnd of change
  • If a Tivoli Storage Manager monitoring agent is installed on a Tivoli Storage Manager server, there is only a single instance of the agent running on the Tivoli Storage Manager server and no increases in memory requirements are needed by the IBM Tivoli Monitoring server.
MonitorAIX operating systemsLinux operating systemsWindows operating systems
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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Reporting and Monitoring V7.1
Software Requirements
Type
Minimum requirements
Operating SystemAIX operating systems
  • AIX 6.1
  • AIX 7.1
Notes: If the system was manually upgraded to meet the system requirements, and was not a new operating system installation, you must install I/O completion ports (IOCP) separately. You can obtain the IOCP libraries from the AIX installation CD and configure IOCP on the DB2 server. Client-only installations do not require IOCP.

For details about known issues for AIX systems see https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21165448.

    Linux operating systems
    • RHEL 6 x86_64
    • SLES 11 x86_64 (service pack 2 or later)

    Security-enhanced Linux considerations
    On RHEL systems, if Security-enhanced Linux (SELinux) is enabled and in enforcing mode, the installer might fail due to SELinux restrictions.
    To determine whether SELinux is installed and in enforcing mode, complete one of the following checks:
    • Check the /etc/sysconfig/selinux file
    • Run the sestatus command
    • Check the /var/log/messages file for SELinux notices
    To disable SELinux, complete one of the following tasks:
    • Set it in permissive mode and run the setenforce 0 command as a superuser
    • Modify /etc/sysconfig/selinux and reboot the machine

    If your DB2® database product installs successfully on a RHEL 6 system, DB2 processes will run in the unconfined domain. To assign DB2 processes to their own domains, modify the policy. A sample SELinux policy is provided in the sqllib/samples directory.


    Windows operating systems
    • Windows server 2008, R2 x64 : Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition
    • Windows server 2012 x64 : all x64 editions
      Important: If you are installing a Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager agent, and you previously installed an IBM Tivoli Monitoring server, you must install the Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager agent on the existing Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring server. Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager can only be used with IBM Tivoli Monitoring, 6.3.0 FP2 or later.
    LibrariesAIX operating systems
      • AIX 6.1 running in a 64-bit kernel environment with the following additional requirements:
        • AIX 6.1 TL7 PS6 or later
        • Minimum C++ runtime level with the xlC.rte 12.1.0.0 or later file sets. These file sets are included in the June 2008 fix pack for IBM C++ Runtime Environment Components for AIX.
      • AIX 7.1 running in a 64-bit kernel environment.
        • AIX 7.1 TL1 SP6 or later
        • Minimum C++ runtime level requires the xlC.rte 12.1.0.0 or later file sets. These file sets are included in the April 2010 IBM C++ Runtime Environment Components for AIX V11.1 package.
      • The following libraries must be installed:

      • X11.motif.lib-2.1
        atk-1.12.3-2
        cairo-1.8.8-1
        expat-2.0.1-1
        fontconfig-2.4.2-1
        freetype2-2.3.9-1
        gettext-0.10.40-6
        glib2-2.12.4-2
        gtk2-2.10.6-4
        libjpeg-6b-6
        libpng-1.2.32-2
        libtiff-3.8.2-1
        pango-1.14.5-4
        pixman-0.12.0-3
        xcursor-1.1.7-3
        xft-2.1.6-5
        xrender-0.9.1-3
        zlib-1.2.3-3
        /usr/lib/libXt.a
        /usr/lib/libX11.a
        /usr/lib/libXm.a
        /usr/lib/libXext.a
        /usr/lib/libXi.a
        /usr/lib/libXp.a
        /usr/lib/libSM.a
        /usr/lib/libICE.a
        /usr/lib/libIM.a
    Linux operating systems
      Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
      gtk2-2.18.9-4+ compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-61+
      gtk2-engines-2.18.4-5+ compat-glibc-2.3.4-2.26+


      libpam.so.0 (32-bit) openmotif-libs-2.3+
      libaio.so.1 openssh-clients-4.3+
      libstdc++.so.6.0.8 openssh-server-4.3+
      libcanberra-gtk2-0.22-1+ openssh-4.3+
      libXtst-1.0.99.2-3+ openssh-askpass-4.3+
      libXtst-1.0.99.2-3+ openmotif22-2.2.3-18+


      /usr/lib/libXm.so.4 /lib/libdl.so.2
      /usr/lib/libXmu.so.6 /lib/libexpat.so.1
      /usr/lib/libXt.so.6 /lib/libz.so.1
      /usr/lib/libX11.so.6 /lib/libm.so.6
      /usr/lib/libSM.so.6 /lib/libuuid.so.1
      /usr/lib/libICE.so.6 /lib/libgcc_s.so.1
      /usr/lib/libXext.so.6 /lib/libc.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXp.so.6
      /usr/lib/libxcb.so.1
      /usr/lib/libXau.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXtst.so.6
      /usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXft.so.2
      /usr/lib/libXrender.so.1
      /usr/lib/libfontconfig.so.1
      /usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62
      /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0
      /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.5
      /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6

      PackageKit-gtk-module-0.5.8-13+


      SUSE Linux Enterprise :
      gtk2
      gtk2-32bit
      libstdc++33
      libstdc++43
      libstdc++33-3.3.3-11.9+
      libstdc++33-32bit-3.3.3-11.9+
      libpam.so.0 (32-bit)
      libaio.so.1
      libstdc++.so.6.0.8
      openmotif22-libs-2.2.4-139.1+
      openmotif22-libs-32bit-2.2.4-139.1+
      openmotif-libs-2.3+
      openmotif-libs-32bit-2.3+
      openmotif-libs-2.3+
      openssh-clients-4.3+
      openssh-server-4.3+
      openssh-4.3+
      openssh-askpass-4.3+
      /usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6
      /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.5
      /usr/lib/libXmu.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
      /usr/lib/libX11.so.6
      /usr/lib/libSM.so.6
      /usr/lib/libICE.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXext.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXp.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXau.so.6
      /usr/lib/libXtst.so.6
    Communication ProtocolAIX operating systemsLinux operating systemsWindows operating systems
    One of the following communication protocols:
    • Named Pipes
    • TCP/IP Version 4 or Version 6
    Restriction: The same TCP/IP version must be configured on both the source and target systems.
    Web browserAIX operating systemsLinux operating systems
    One of the following web browsers:
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 and future fix packs
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 and future fix packs

    JavaScript must be enabled.

    IBM Java™ version 7 is required to start the Tivoli Enterprise Portal. IBM Java version 7 is included with Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager.



    Windows operating systems
    One of the following web browsers:
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 and future fix packs
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 and future fix packs

    JavaScript must be enabled.

    IBM Java™ version 7 is required to start the Tivoli Enterprise Portal. IBM Java version 7 is included with Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager.

    PortsAIX operating systemsLinux operating systemsWindows operating systems
    IBM Tivoli Monitoring uses ports 1918 and 1920.
    Jazz for Service Management uses the following ports:
    9362, 16310, 16311, 16312, 16313, 16314, 16315,
    16316, 16318, 16320, 16321, 16322, 163203, 16324
    Other software and software considerations AIX operating systemsLinux operating systems
    • Korn Shell (ksh) is required.

    Internal Use Only

    content owner: Nicholas Kovacs
    Also, original base information is from here:
    http://www-03preprod.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGSG7_7.1.1/com.ibm.itsm.srv.install.doc/r_rpt_inst_hwswreqs_windows.html

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    Document Information

    Modified date:
    17 June 2018

    UID

    swg21678084