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IBM z/OS UNIX System Services Client Requirements

Troubleshooting


Problem

Hardware and Software Requirements for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager z/OS UNIX System Services (USS) Client

Cause

Overview - Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 Supported Operating Systems
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21567182

Overview of TSM Client and Server supported operating systems and platforms:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309


Latest Server and Client downloads:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21239415

Resolving The Problem

Hardware and Software Requirements

Version 6.1
This client has it's own lifecycle, which is documented: http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/lifecycleapp/PLCDetail.wss?q45=F155121L98910J85
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol, Other
Any zSeries architecture CPU One of the following:
  • z/OS V1R8
  • z/OS V1R9
  • z/OS V1R10
  • z/OS V1R11
    (starting with 6.1.3 client)
  • z/OS V1R12
    (starting with 6.1.4 client)
  • z/OS V1R13
    (starting with 6.1.5 client)
  • z/OS V2R1
    (starting with 6.1.5 client)
  • z/OS V2R2
    (starting with 6.1.5.8 client)
  • z/OS V2R3
    (starting with 6.1.5.8 client)
with USS (which comes standard)
IBM TCP/IP
Additional Software
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Java JRE 5 or 6
  • starting with 6.1.5.8 client: Java JRE 7 or 8
Version 5.5
Hardware
Operating System
Communication Protocol, Other
Any zSeries architecture CPU One of the following:
  • z/OS V1R7
  • z/OS V1R8
  • z/OS V1R9
with USS (which comes standard)
IBM TCP/IP
Additional Software
Web backup-archive client also requires:
  • Java JRE 1.4.x (where x is 1 or greater), or Java JRE 5
  • Mozilla 1.4 for the Web backup-archive client


Version 6.1 is past End of Support (EOS). See the V6.1 Client: Note: V.6.1.0 z/OS USS Client revised availability: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/4/897/ENUS216-504/index.html&lang=en&request_locale=en#descx
Version 5.5 is past End of Support (EOS). See the V5.5 Client: Server functions not included in this client:
  • SQLDB: Certain SQL select statements using path for the files backed up by an OS/390 UNIX System Services client might not work properly.
  • Server command 'query content'
  • Cross client restore

Client Components Offered
Administrative
Backup/Archive
HSM
API
Command Line Interface
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
Web Browser Interface
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
User Interface 
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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21052224