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Troubleshooting


Problem

Hardware and software requirements for IBM Spectrum Protect Solaris x86/x86_64 backup-archive client and API

Cause

Tip: The product now known as IBM Spectrum Protect was named IBM Tivoli Storage Manager in releases earlier than Version 7.1.3. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see Tivoli Storage Manager branding transition to IBM Spectrum Protect.
 

Resolving The Problem

Hardware and Software Requirements
 

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Version 8.1

Hardware
System Systems based on x86-64 processor architecture such as Intel 64 or AMD64
Disk Space 700 MB disk space is required to install the client
Memory
 
No extra Random-Access Memory (RAM) required for product installation. RAM requirements for running the product vary widely and depend on your environment, configuration, and tasks that you perform. More RAM might be required to run the product.
Software
Communication Protocol
  • Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), which comes standard with Solaris
Operating system
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11
File system For supported file systems, see: File system and ACL support
Additional Software
The Java GUI and web backup-archive client requires Java: JRE 7 or JRE 8

Note: Beginning with IBM Spectrum Protect Version 8.1.2, you can no longer use the web client to connect to the IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.2 or later server. For more information, see Using the web client in the new security environment.


 



 

Version 7.1 (beginning with 7.1.1)

Hardware
System Systems based on x86-64 processor architecture such as Intel 64 or AMD64
Disk Space 700 MB disk space is required to install the client
Memory
 
No extra Random-Access Memory (RAM) required for product installation. RAM requirements for running the product vary widely and depend on your environment, configuration, and tasks that you perform. More RAM might be required to run the product.
Software
Communication Protocol
  • Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), which comes standard with Solaris
Operating system
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11
File system For supported file systems, see: File system and ACL support
Additional Software
Java GUI and web Backup-Archive client require:
- Before V7.1.2.1: requires Java JRE 7
- Beginning with V7.1.2.1: requires Java JRE 7 or JRE 8


 



 

Versions past End of Support (EOS)

NOTE:

  • The LAN-free client also requires IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area Networks (5608-SAN).

 
 

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 Interface
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Document Information

Modified date:
19 November 2019

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