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IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1 Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack readme files

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Abstract

Readme files for the IBM Spectrum® Protect 8.1 backup-archive clients are available when there is a fix pack update.

Content

For more information about fix pack availability, see Schedule for Fix Packs.

Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.15 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.14 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.13 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.12 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.11 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.10 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.9 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.8 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.7 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.6 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.4 fix pack
Readme file for IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.2 fix pack


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.15

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack 8.1.15 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client 8.1.15 APARs and 8.1.15.x APARs.

The documentation and messages reference the term IBM Knowledge Center. In April 2021, IBM Knowledge Center was renamed to IBM Documentation (also known as IBM Docs). In the documentation and messages, the term IBM Knowledge Center is still used.
 

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see IBM Spectrum Protect Server-Client Compatibility and Upgrade Considerations.
 

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at Support Portal - IBM Spectrum Protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).
 

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at Support Portal - IBM Spectrum Protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.14

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack 8.1.14 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client 8.1.14 APARs and 8.1.14.x APARs.

The documentation and messages reference the term IBM Knowledge Center. In April 2021, IBM Knowledge Center was renamed to IBM Documentation (also known as IBM Docs). In the documentation and messages, the term IBM Knowledge Center is still used.
 

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see IBM Spectrum Protect Server-Client Compatibility and Upgrade Considerations.
 

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at Support Portal - IBM Spectrum Protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).
 

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at Support Portal - IBM Spectrum Protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.13

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack 8.1.13 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6524936.

The documentation and messages reference the term IBM Knowledge Center. In April 2021, IBM Knowledge Center was renamed to IBM Documentation (also known as IBM Docs). In the documentation and messages, the term IBM Knowledge Center is still used.

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949.

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660995
IBM® AIX® client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660817
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/579331
Linux x86_64 client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660813
Linux zSeries client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/661723
Microsoft Windows client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/337655
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/347295

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at Support Portal - IBM Spectrum Protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at Support Portal - IBM Spectrum Protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.12

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.12 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6429561

The documentation and messages reference the term IBM Knowledge Center. In April 2021, IBM Knowledge Center was renamed to IBM Documentation (also known as IBM Docs). In the documentation and messages, the term IBM Knowledge Center is still used.

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660995
IBM® AIX® client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660817
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/579331
Linux x86_64 client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660813
Linux zSeries client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/661723
Microsoft Windows client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/337655
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/347295

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.11

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.11 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6223098.

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949.

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux zSeries client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.10

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.10 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6223098.

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949.

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux zSeries client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.9

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.9 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm11077159.

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949.

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:
Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux zSeries client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.8

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.8 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10872614.

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949.

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux zSeries client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows).

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect. As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.7

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.7 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients .

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10872614 .

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949 .

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux zSeries client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect . Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows) .

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/topic/0TO50000000IQWvGAO/spectrum-protect . As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.6

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.6 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents

Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For product documentation, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients .

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22017326 .

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949 .

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux zSeries client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/support/home/product/10000601/IBM_Spectrum_Protect . Click Download fixes, drivers, and firmware and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows) .

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/support/home/product/10000601/IBM_Spectrum_Protect . As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.4

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.4 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents


Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For information about how to use the backup-archive client, see IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients .

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011337 .

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949 .

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:

Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux on System z® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/support/home/product/10000601/IBM_Spectrum_Protect . Click a link in the Downloads section and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows) .

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/support/home/product/10000601/IBM_Spectrum_Protect . As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


Readme file - IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.2

IBM Spectrum® Protect Backup-Archive Client Fix Pack Version 8.1.2 is available. Information about system requirements, installation, and other resources for the backup-archive client are provided.

Contents


Description

IBM Spectrum Protect is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. You can use the backup-archive client to back up and archive files from workstations or file servers to the IBM Spectrum Protect server. You can then restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to local workstations.

For a list of the client APARs that are resolved in this fix pack, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004067 .

Compatibility with earlier versions

For compatibility with earlier versions, see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/660949 .

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see the detailed system requirements document at the following web pages:
Apple Macintosh client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21053584
IBM® AIX® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052226
Linux on Power Systems™ client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21169963
Linux x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21052223
Linux on System z® client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21066436
Microsoft Windows client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21197133
Oracle Solaris x86_64 client requirements
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21232956

Installing software updates

You can download software updates from the Support website for IBM Spectrum Protect at https://www.ibm.com/support/home/product/10000601/IBM_Spectrum_Protect . Click a link in the Downloads section and select the files to download.

For detailed installation instructions, see Installing the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive clients (UNIX, Linux, and Windows) .

Updates and known problems

Updates and known problems are documented in the form of technotes in the Support knowledge base at https://www.ibm.com/support/home/product/10000601/IBM_Spectrum_Protect . As problems are discovered and resolved, IBM software support updates the knowledge base. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. For a list of known problems that affect the IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client, see the following technotes.

For other information that was not available at the time of publication, see the following tech docs.


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Modified date:
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