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Compatibility Information: Version 7.1 Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server

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Abstract

This document includes information regarding Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Mail: Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server Version 7.1 compatibility with earlier releases.

Content

  • Existing backups created using previous versions of Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Mail: Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server can be restored using Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 7.1.x within the constraints of the platforms and applications supported by the 7.1 release.

  • New backups created with Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 7.1.x cannot be restored using previous versions of Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server.

  • Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 7.1.x can be used with:
    • Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager 4.1.x

  • The following platforms supported with Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 6.4.x are no longer supported with the 7.1 release.
    • No hardware platforms were dropped with the 7.1 release.

  • The following operating systems supported with Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 6.4.x are no longer supported with the 7.1 release:
    • No operating systems were dropped with the 7.1 release.

  • The following application supported with Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 6.4.x is no longer supported with the 7.1 release:
    • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
    If you are using this application release, you can not upgrade to TSM for Mail 7.1: Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 7.1. You may continue to use TSM for Mail 6.4: Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 6.4.x with this application release for the Support Lifecycle of the TSM for Mail 6.4 release.


Detailed HW & SW Requirements for all supported Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server releases are available via the "All Requirements Doc" located at:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21219345


Support Lifecycle information for all Tivoli products, including Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail 6.4, is available at: http://www.ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/lifecycle/
    Note: Due to the large volume of information contained on this page, it can take several minutes to completely load and be navigable.


TIP: Refer to the Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail: Data Protection for Microsoft Exchange Server 7.1 Installation and User's Guide for detailed installation instructions and upgrade considerations before attempting to install or update this product.

The Installation and User's Guide can be accessed in either HTML or PDF formats at the following location:
A PDF copy of the Installation and User's Guide is also available at:

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

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swg21644476