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Installing and configuring Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager

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Question

How do you install and configure Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager?

Answer

You can install and configure Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager by completing the following steps:

Downloading the package
Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager is available for download on the FTP site.

Installing and upgrading Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager
TivoliĀ® Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager combines multiple components to monitor Tivoli Storage Manager servers, and to produce historical reports about server and client activities.

Next steps after installation
To monitor your Tivoli Storage Manager servers, you must create a monitoring agent for each server. To run reports, you must install the Tivoli Common Reporting feature, which is included in the Administration Center.

Using workspaces and reports
By using Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager you can collect data, monitor real-time data in workspaces, and view historical reports.

Backing up your Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager data
You can back up and restore your monitoring system, which includes data collected by Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager, the DB2 WAREHOUS database, any customized Cognos reports, and any configuration settings that might be needed.

Tuning Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager
You can tune the performance of the Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager system.

Cognos Business Intelligence
You can use Cognos to view and create business reports, analyze data, and monitor events and metrics.

Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager monitors your Tivoli Storage Manager servers. You can use the Cognos reports in Tivoli Common Reporting to generate reports for your Tivoli Storage Manager servers. Tivoli Common Reporting is a component in the Administration Center. You must install the Administration Center on the same system as Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager.

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Troubleshooting
You can diagnose and resolve Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager problems.

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Modified date:
29 November 2018

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