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Unit 4:

Implementing Client Functions


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Objectives
Upon the completion of this unit, you will be able to:

• Invoke the Storage Manager client.


• Set up client options.
• Backup and restore client files.
• Archive and retrieve client files.
• Query client schedules, logs, and events.
• Use the client utilities to change client passwords, access a client, and
remove archived data.
• Enhanced client functions such as Web Client Interface, LAN-free data
transfer, backup sets, and mobile client.
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Client Functions

Storage Manager Server

migrate/
recall
backup/
WAN restore
• Backup and restore
• Archive and
retrieval
archive/
retrieve • Migrate and recall
• View files
• Query functions
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Backup Overview

File A v1
File A v2
File A v3

Storage Manager Server

File A
backup/
WAN restore • Incremental

• Incremental by date
• Selective
• Versions
Centrally
Scheduled • Policy managed
• May be automated
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Restore Overview

File A v1
File A v2
File A v3

Storage Manager Server

backup/
WAN restore • Active file
• ‘n’ version (inactive)
• Point-in-time
File A • Restore to new
Centrally location
Scheduled
• May be automated
• Collision options
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Archive Overview

File A
File A
File A

Storage Manager Server

File A

WAN archive/
retrieve • No versioning
• Policy managed
• Packages
Centrally
• May be automated
Scheduled • Delete archived
files
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Retrieve Overview
File A
File A
File A

Storage Manager Server

WAN • Any archived file


archive/
retrieve • Retrieve to new
location
• May be automated
File A • Collision options
Centrally
Scheduled • Packages
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Invoking the Backup-archive Client


• Command Line Interface
• Graphical User Interface
(GUI)
• Web Client Interface
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Command Line Interface


• dsmc invokes the TSM backup-archive command line
client
• Client-Server session starts with each command
• Client-Server session drops when command completes

• Example: TSM NT/OS2 Client


• C:\Program Files\Tivoli\TSM\baclient\dsmc
• Example: TSM UNIX Client
• /usr/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc
• invoking interactive loop session
• prompts for password if not in command, unless TSM Server
AUTHentication is set to OFF
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Command Line Interface Loop

• Type dsmc or dsmc


LOOP to begin
interactive session.
• Type quit to end
interactive session.
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Command Line Syntax


• Syntax
• dsmc keyword -option=value filespec
• Online Help
• dsmc HELP or dsmc ?
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Instructor Demonstration
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Backup-archive Client GUI

•Backup-Archive GUI feature


• Resizable windows
• Collapsible directory trees
• Directory selection technique
• Progress indicators

•Find and File Detail function


•Estimate function
•Graphical options editor
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Invoking the Web Client Interface


• TSM Server 3.0 or higher
supports web client.
• Browser Requirements
• Client functions
• All client functions
• Access
• http://your_machine_name:1581
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Client Options – An Overview


• Configuration options files
• DSM.OPT
• DSM.SYS *
– INCLEXCL *
• Server options override client options
• DSMC command line client
• Override configuration options
• Except domain (additive)

• Graphical User Interface


• Override configuration options
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The COMMMethod Option

Syntax of COMMMethod

–TCPIP
–NAMEdpipe
–SNMP
–HTTP
–NONE
Client
–IPX/SPX* Option
–NETBIOS* File

*No longer supported for


Windows

Only ONE COMMmethod


per client
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The COMMMethod TCP/IP Option


• COMMMethod TCPIP
• TCPPort port_address
• TCPServeraddress dot.addr

Client
Option
File
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The Server and Node Name Options


• NODename nodename
• Servername servername
• Virtualnodename nodename

Client
Option
File
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The Compression Option


• COMPRESSIon Yes|No
• COMPRESSALways Yes|No
• Related Administrative Command
REGISTER NODE

BACKUP
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Client Options File – Domain

DOMain default-client-domain
TSM Server

STG Pool
CLIENT A CLIENT B
F: /remote
C:
remote D:
F:
D: /home /home
/usr
/mfg
E: /mfg
C: /usr

Domain C: D: F: Domain ALL-


LOCAL
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The Directory Support Options


• Incremental backup of • Command line options
individual directory • DIRSONLY and FILESONLY
structures • Default is both
• Backup-archive GUI and command
line client
• Backup and restore of
empty directories dir
• Selective backup support
• ACL and Trustee rights supported
dir1 dir2

subdir1 subdir2

file-a file-a file-b


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Other Options
• BACKUPRegistry
• ERRORLOGName
• ERRORLOGRetention
• QUIET or VERBOSE (default
is verbose)
• VIRTUALMOUNTPOINT Client
(Unix only) Option
File
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The Graphical Options Editor


• Integrated in backup
archive GUI.
• Updates option files
• DSM.OPT
• DSM.SYS *
• Supports TSM
environment variables.
• Queries server for
options stored centrally.
• Does not update
centrally stored client
options.
• Supports most client
options.
* UNIX Clients
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The Include/Exclude List


• INclude/EXclude
• EXclude files during Incremental and Selective Backup.
• INclude specifies exceptions to Exclude.
• INclude Management Class can override the default.
Management Class for all backups and archives.
• Directories are not excluded, (unless EXCLUDE.DIR).
• Syntax can use wildcard and metacharacters.
• Specified in the configuration file.
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The Include/Exclude Processing


Include/Exclude Rules
• Bottom up processing flow
Incremental Backup Processing
• Quit checking when file matches
• If it is not excluded, it is included
EXclude *.doc Exclude
Client Domain
INclude c:\word\...\*.doc C:\word\old\my.doc
EXclude c:\word\old\*.doc (Rule 3) TSM Server

Does Rule 3
C Include
match file? Yes
C:\word\new\user.doc
(Rule 2)
D
Does Rules 2 Include
match file?
D:\word\old\form.txt
(default)
E
Does Rule 1 Yes
Yes match file? Exclude

No E:\word\data\base.doc
(Rule 1)
Include Exclude
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Include/Exclude Examples

1. 3.

EX *.bak EX [ce-h]:\...\*.obj
IN /usr/dev/*.bak EX d:\*.obj
EX ?:\tmp\...\*

2. 4.
EX /.../tmp/.../* EX server\*:/.../tmp/.../*
IN /home/tmp/save.fil IN server\vol:/tmp/save.fil
EX /usr [1-3]/.../*.obj
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Exclude Directories from Backup


• EXCLUDE.DIR statements
• Directory structure not backed up.
• Directory structure removed from backup traverse list.
• Included subdirectories under excluded directory ignored.
...
include /home/dir1/subdir2
exclude.dir /home/dir1
include /home/dir1/subdir1
...

• Explicit backup of excluded directory supported.

dsmc> sel -subdir=yes /home/*

dsmc> sel /home/dir1/subdir1/*


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Include/Exclude Exercise

1. EX /home/admin/*.* If it's not excluded, it's included


2. EX /home/nobody/.../*
3. EX /usr/lwp/*
4. IN /usr/lwp/resume.*

Domain /usr/ /home/


EX IN
/home/admin/bob.log
/home/admin/fileone
/home/nobody/data/file1.dat
/usr/lwp/resume.ibm
/usr/lwp/data/file1.dat
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Client Option Sets


• DEFINE CLOPTSET • REGISTER and UPDATE
• Defined at server and allocated to NODE associates node with
one or more clients
option set
• Central client option configuration
• Subset of client options • QUERY, DELETE, and
• Options can be locked at server UPDATE
• CLOPTSET
• DEFINE CLIENTOPT
• CLIENTOPT
• Optionset name
• Option value • INCLUDE/EXCLUDE options
• Sequence number • Inclexcl option
• Force
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Sample Option Set


Define client option set on server

tsm> define cloptset NT_options description="options for NT clients only"

Define options in option set


tsm> define clientopt NT_options tapeprompt no
tsm> define clientopt NT_options compression yes force=yes
tsm> define clientopt NT_options inclexcl 'exclude *:\...\*' seq=10
tsm> define clientopt NT_options inclexcl 'include d:\...\*.doc MC' seq=20

Associate nodes with client option set

tsm> update node yangtze cloptset=NT_options


tsm> reg node alhambra cloptset=NT_options
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Client Encryption Support


• Encryption of file data before TSM Client
they are sent to server.
• Encryption is last step before data sent to
server.
• DES 56-bit encryption algorithm.
• Simple key management.
• Increases data security for backup of
mobile systems.
• Fully transparent to server.
• Works on backup and archive.
• Additional include/exclude
option to select encryption
candidates.
• Supported on Win32 Intel-type
V4.1 (and higher) clients (CLI,
GUI, Web).

TSM server
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Student Exercise
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Backup and Restore Topics

• Incremental Backup
• Selective Backup
• Incremental by Date
• Restoring Backup Files
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Incremental Backup
• Backup new or changed • Changed based on TSM
files Server information
• Since last incremental backup • File size
• Based on server information • Date and Time
• Stores copy on TSM Server • File Owner
• Domain and Exclude/Include options • File Group
• Uses Policy Management • File Permission
• File system, Drive, Directory or File • Attribute Change Time
level

January

15
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Command Line Interface


• Syntax (from the OS command line)
• dsmc Incremental -options=value filespec|filename
• Backs up all new and changed files in domain since last
incremental backup based on policy management.
• Display file information during processing.
• Domain processing
• Check all files in DOMain specified in configuration options files.
• Adds all file in -DOMain=… specified in command line.
• Overridden by filespec command parameter.
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Incremental Backup Examples


• dsmc I
• dsmc I C:
• dsmc I /home/

• Override options
• dsmc I -quiet
• dsmc I -compressi=no
• dsmc I -compressi=yes -compressalways=yes
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Incremental by Date

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun


Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date reg inc. Inc.by date
Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date reg inc. Inc.by date
Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date reg inc. Inc.by date
Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date Inc.by date reg inc. Inc.by date

• Alternative method to determine which files to back up.


• Does not require query of every active file in TSM Server.
• Compares file/directory date and time stamp with date and time of last
incremental backup.
• Periodically requires regular incremental backup.
• Externals
• dsmc incremental option -INCRBYDate.
• Quick: changed files or incremental (date only), on backup/archive GUI.
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Adaptive Sub-file Backup


• Backup of changed file data on byte TSMV5.1 Win client
or block level.
• Differential backup of changed file data
• Dynamic selection of backup level based on initial
file size
• Minimizes network traffic, best suited for backup of
mobile systems
• Fully integrated in Tivoli Storage
Manager client and server.
• Transparent to end user
• Policy management fully applies
• Fault tolerant backup/restore
• Multithreading for Windows Client TSMV5.1 server
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Command Line Summary

dsmc Incremental c: m:
dsmc Incremental /u /usr

• Backs up all new and changed files in the drives of the


file systems since last incremental backup.
• Traverses all subdirectories (ignores Subdir option).
• Only includes drives with a volume label.
• Filespec parameter overrides DOMain statement.
• Excludes files specified in Exclude statements.
• Associates Management Class (MC) in include statement
or default MC.
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Selective Backup
• Backup Selected Files
• To obtain backup of frequently used files
• Backup regardless of change status
• Stores copy on TSM server

• Selection Criteria
• Subdir Option
• Exclude/Include options

• Command line syntax


• dsmc Selective -options=value filespec
• Examples
– dsmc Selective c:\personnel\*.dat -subdir=yes -compression=yes
– dsmc Selective /home/*.dat -subdir=yes
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Subdir Option
• SUBDIR
• Include or Exclude subdirectories.
• Used for Restore and Selective Backup, Archive, and Retrieve.
• Values: ON/TRUE/1/YES or OFF/FALSE/0/NO.

–SUbdir=No
Do not process subdirectories. Only include files in specified directory, excluding
all subdirectories.

–SUbdir=Yes
Process subdirectories. Includes files in specified directory, along with files in all
subdirectories.
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Selective Backup Examples


• dsmc selective -subdir=yes /home/*.doc
• dsmc selective -subdir=yes c:\lotus\wordpro\work\*.doc
– Selective backup of *.doc files in all directories and subdirectories regardless of
configuration options.
• dsmc selective /home/mary/h1.doc /home/jones/test.doc
– Using more than one file specification on the selective backup command.
Performs a selective backup of the h1.doc and test.doc files in the /home/jones
directory.
• dsmc selective -compression=yes c:\home\jones\h1.doc
– Selective backup of c:\home\jones\h1.doc using compression.
• dsmc selective /u/devel/proj*
– Performs a selective backup of all files in the /u/devel directory whose filenames
begin with proj.
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Backupsets
Storage Pool • What is a backupset?
• Snapshot of active backed up files
from one client
• Stored and managed as a single
A object via volume history
A I • Created as a single file or a file
sequence or on a specific media
I
A • Granularity is filespace
• Used for
• Instant Archive
tsm> generate backupset
• Rapid Recovery (LAN-free using
portable media, LAN based)
End user client

A A
IBM QIC-5010 Data Cartridge
Backupset
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Media for Generating Backupset

Device New values for "-loc=" option Supported Server IBM QIC-5010 Data Cartridge

Type in RESTORE BACKUPSET Platforms:


command: l AIX 4.3.2 - 4.3.3

l NT 4.0
Exabyte

l Windows 2000
8mm tape or 8mm
l Sun Solaris

4mm 4mm l HP-UX


Comp 3M

All client Platforms


DLT dlt supported except:
l OS/390 USS
3570 3570
l Novell Netware

3590 3590

The client must use the same tape device as the server to
generate backupsets.
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Generating a Backupset on Tape


• Administrator generates backupset.
• System, policy or owner authority required.
• Admin command GENERATE BACKUPSET.

• Carefully consider the FORMAT parameter defined in the


tape device class.
• Tape must be readable on the local tape of the client machine.
• Device class maps a tape device common with client.

• Unique description for easy management.


• Retention option to define the backupset expiration.
• Backup set volumes tracked in volume history file.
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Managing Backupsets
• QUERY BACKUPSET
• UPDATE BACKUPSET
• DELETE BACKUPSET
• QUERY BACKUPSETCONTENT
• QUERY VOLHISTORY TYPE=BACKUPSET
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Restoring a Backup Set Using Tape

SERVER CLIENT

Backup set
IBM QIC-5010 Data Cartridge

IBM QIC-5010 Data Cartridge

Tape unit

Tape unit

local
The same tape unit is required on both Server and Client machines.
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Instructor Demonstration
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Find and File Details Functions


•Find function •File Details function
• Filter or search for files on disk • Shows attributes for files and
client or server. directories on client.
–Start path
–Name
–Size
–Modification date
–Access date
–Backup date
–UNIX owner
–UNIX group
–File type
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Restore Backed Up Files


• Active file
• ‘n’ version (inactive)
• Point-in-Time
• Restore to new
location
• May be automated
File A v1 TSM Server
File A v2 • No query restore
File A v3 • Restore Image (Unix)
backup/ • Restore Raw LV
WAN restore (Unix)
• Backup Sets

File A
Centrally
Scheduled
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Client Options – Restore


• FOLLOWSYMBOLIC *
• REPLACE
• SUBDIR
• TAPEPROMPT

Option
File

* UNIX Clients
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Restoring Backed Up Files


• REStore
• To restore one or more backed up files.
• Only files in specified directory are restored unless SUbir option
set to YES.
• Restore to path specified or default to backup path.
• Use PICK option to pick from list of backed up files.
• Active version (current version, default)
• Latest
• Inactive (Prior
version)
• Todate Totime
• PITdate PITtime
• IFNewer

CLIENT
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Restore: Command Line Interface


• Syntax:
• dsmc REStore -option=value source_filespec backup_path |
destination_filespec

• source_filespec
– Filename and path of file to restore.

• backup_path | destination_filespec
– Filename and path to place to restored files.
– Defaults to backed up path.
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Restore Command Examples


• dsmc REStore C:\*.bak -replace=yes
– Restore *.bak files in only the root directory of the C: drive to original locations,
overwriting existing files.
• dsmc REStore /home/ -subdir=yes
– Add the SUBDIR=YES option to the command if you need to restore the files in a
directory and all of its subdirectories. This command recovers an entire file system
(the /home file system).
• dsmc REStore /home/jones/h1.doc /home/jones/h2.doc
– Restore a file under an new name (/home/jones/h2.doc).
• dsmc REStore /usr/project/* -PIck -INActive
– Restore all files in the /usr/project directory. Use the Pick option and provide a list
of active and inactive files to choose (pick) from.
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Restore to New Location


dir
• Restore preserving directory
structure
• Restore complete path dir1 dir2
• Restore partial path
• Do not preserve directory structure Directories
• PRESERVEPATH command line to restore subdir1 subdir2

option
• Complete, Partial (subtree), Nobase or None file-a file-a file-b
• The default is Partial
dest.
dest. dest.
dir1 dest.
dir
file-a file-b
subdir1 subdir2
dir1 subdir1 subdir2
None
subdir1 subdir2 file-a file-a file-b
file-a file-a file-b
file-a file-a file-b
Nobase
Partial
Complete
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Point-in-time Restore
• Restore filespace to the state captured by backups.
• From GUI or command line client.
• Restore on filespace, directory or file level.

• Only Incremental backup notifies of deleted files.

I need to restore my "C" drive


the way it was last Friday.
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Point-in-time Restore Options


• GUI and command line restore options
• GUI window
• PITTIME hh:mm:ss
• PITDATE mm/dd/yyyy
• NLS enabled

• Restore /home filesystem to the state it had when last


backed up on August 16th:

dsmc> restore -subdir=yes


pitdate=08/16/1999 pittime=17:40 /home/*
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Point-in-time Considerations
• Incremental backups notify of deleted files.
• Frequency determines point in time resolution for deleted files.
• No Query Restore Process used.
• Fault tolerant restore.
• Restartable restore.

• Policy definition considerations.


• Backup retention period.
• Number of backup versions kept.
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No Query Restore Process


• Eliminate client memory constraints during restore.
• Provide restores that are restartable in case of failures.
• Potentially increase performance.
• Transparent to clients.
• Automatically used on restores
• Exceptions
–Inactive, pick, latest, fromdate, and todate
–Restore of NetWare NDS
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No Query Restore Process


TSM
•Standard restore process SERVER
• Client queries server for files
backed up.
• Server sends filespace contents to 2) Here's a list
client. 1) Restore of the files I 5) Here it is
my "C" drive have from your 4) OK, send
• Client sorts list of files. the data
"C" drive
• Client signals server with list of flies
to restore.
• Data sent from server.

•No Query Restore Process


• Client tells server what to restore.
• Server sorts data. file-1
• Server sends data to client. file-2
file-3

file-N
3) Sort the files
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Multi-Session Restore
Sessions limited by
• number of sequential volumes with data to be
restored
• number of mount points
• resourceutilization option

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Client Server
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Restartable Restores

•Resumes at point of
interruption
New restore states
–Active
–Restartable Restore
–Restarts on transaction boundary failure Point of
restart
•Transparent to client
No Query Restore process used

Transactions

Restore progress
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Restartable Restore Commands


• Backup archive client commands
• QUERY RESTORE
– Lists restartable restores
• Displays filespec, destination, nodename and owner
• RESTART RESTORE
– Select from list of restartable restores
– Restore continues from point of interruption
• Restart not performed when canceled by admin
• CANCEL RESTORE
• Administrative commands
• QUERY RESTORE
• CANCEL RESTORE
• Client filespace considerations
• Locked if restartable restore running or pending
• Unlocked by successful restore or CANCEL RESTORE
• Restore Interval expired
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Restartable Restore Database Information


• Server option RESTOREINTERVAL
• Defines how long a restore session can be restarted
• Default 24 hours, max 1 week

• Restartable restores expire


• After a successful restore
• CANCEL RESTORE from Backup-archive or Admin client
• By ADSM process when RESTOREINTERVAL passed
• By a move operation
– Migration
– Reclaim
– MOVE DATA
• During expiration processing
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Instructor Demonstration
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Student Exercise
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Archive and Retrieve Topics

file A
file A
file A

TSM Server
file A

WAN archive/
retrieve • Archive/Retrieve
• Archive
Description
• Archive Packages
Centrally
Scheduled • Query Commands
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Archive and Retrieve – Archiving Files


• Archiving Files
• Archive files, subdirectories, and directories.
• Archive regardless of change status.
• Store copy on TSM Server.
• Override management class (MC) using
ARCHMC option
• Associate a description.
• Selection Options
• Selectionis user-specified.
• Must have an Archive Copy Group.
• Uses Exclude/Include list for
–Include override default MC.
–Excludes not applicable.
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Archive Descriptions
• Archive description mandatory
• Identifies archived files and directories
• 255-character text string
• Unique archive descriptions
• Displayed during archive operations
• Key to retrieving archived files

Files archived
04/01/2001
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Archive Packages
• Archived files with common description.
• Archive or retrieve
• Archive or retrieve complete package. file
• Retrieve individual files in package.
• Add files to existing package.
• Delete files from package.

• New package
• Created using unique archive description.
• Default description
Archive Date: mm/dd/yyyy
• Retrieve using the GUI client
• Display archived files hierarchically.
• Grouped by archive descriptions.
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Directory Archiving
• TSM supports archive and retrieve of directories.
• ACL
• Trustee rights

• Command line options


• DIRSONLY
• FILESONLY
• Default is both

• Directories and files use same description.


• Directories bound to DIRMC management class.
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Archive Command Line


• Syntax
• DSMC Archive -options=value filespec
• Command Options
• ARCHMc
TSM
• DELETEFILEs
Client Server
• DEScription
Disk
• DIRsonly
• FILESonly
• SUBdir

Archive
STG
Pool

Client
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Archive Command Line Examples


• DSMC Archive -archmc=RET2YRS home/plan/budget.mar
– Archive budget.mar specifying the management class (MC) overrides the default
MC and INCLUDE/EXCLUDE list.
• DSMC Archive -des=‘Tax 1998’ D:\LOTUS\WORDPRO\filea
– Archive filea and provide a description, “Tax 1998.”
• DSMC Archive /home/tetris/scores.bob -deletefiles
– Delete archived files from workstation after they are stored on the server.
• DSMC Archive d:\proj\*.pgm -subdir=yes
– Archive files that have a suffix of pgm, not only in the proj directory, but also in all
subdirectories.
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Instructor Demonstration
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Retrieve Command Line


• Syntax
• DSMC RETrieve -option=value
source
• Command Options
• DEScription TSM
• Dirsonly
Client Server
• FILESonly
Disk
• FROMDate
• FROMTime
• TODate
• TOTime
• FROMNode
• FROMOwner Archive
• Pick STG
• SUBdir Pool

Client
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Retrieve Command Line Examples


• dsmc RETrieve /home/jones/h1.doc
– Retrieve the /home/jones/h1.doc file to its original directory.
• dsmc RETrieve /home/jones/h1.doc /home/jones/h2.doc
– Retrieve the file under a new name (/home/jones/h2.doc).
• dsmc RETrieve /user/project/* -Pick
– Retrieve files in the /user/project directory using the pick option.
• dsmc RETrieve /u/devel/projecta/*.c
– Retrieve all files in the /u/devel/projecta directory that end with an extension of .c.
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Retrieve GUI
• Looks similar to the Restore GUI.
• To retrieve a file:
• Click the + sign in front of a description to find out more about files
archived under that description.
• Select archive package(s) to retrieve.
• Click Retrieve button.

• Retrieve Find function works similarly to the restore Find


function.
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Student Exercise
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Utilities Menu Commands


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Instructor Demonstration
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File Viewing – Query Commands


• dsmc Query ACcess
• dsmc Query ARchive
• dsmc Query Backup
• dsmc Query Filespace
• dsmc Query Mgmtclass
• dsmc Query Schedule
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Student Exercise
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Enhanced Client Support

Client enhancements for 5.1

• TSM Web Client Interface Updated


• Easier installation and configuration for Windows clients.
• Client Platform Support Changes
• HP-UX Improvements
• Improved application availability during backups with
online image backups, server-free backup and
restore, and support for HACMP for AIX clients.
• Unicode Support for Windows NT and Windows 2000
Clients
• Improved Recovery and Disaster Recovery
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TSM Client Configuration Wizard


• IBM Tivoli Storage
Manager for
Windows is even
easier to install and
configure with
additional wizard
support.

• Setup options
• Install/update/remove
Web client agent
• Option file selection
• Define the TCP/IP port
number
• Specify node name and
password
• Specify system user
account the service
should run under
• Edit Domain and
Include/Exclude lists
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Platforms Supported for Web Client


The Web client is available on the following client platforms:

• AIX Backup-Archive Client


• Hewlett-Packard HP-UX Backup-Archive Client
• Linux for x86 Backup-Archive Client
• Linux for IBM zSeries and S/390 Backup-Archive Client NetWare
• Novell NetWare Backup-Archive Client
• SGI IRIX UNIX Backup-Archive Client
• OS/390 and z/OS UNIX System Services Backup-Archive Client
• Sun Solaris Backup-Archive Client
• Windows Backup-Archive Client
• Windows XP, Windows ME
• Windows 2000 Pro, Server, Advanced Server, and DataCenter
• Windows NT 4.0 SP5 and SP6a
• Tru64 UNIX Backup-Archive Client UnixWare
Check the Tivoli Web site for the latest list of
supported Client Platforms.
86

Client Platforms No Longer Supported

The following client platforms or operating systems supported in V4.2 were not
migrated to V5.1 and are not supported in V5.1:

Apple Macintosh 8 and 9.0


IBM NUMA Q
Linux x86 2.2 kernel
NetWare 4.20
Windows 98
OS/390 UNIX System Services V2R8

Check the Tivoli Web site for the latest list of supported
Client Platforms.
87

LINUX Client Support


• Interfaces and supported distributions
• GUI, Web and command line
• SuSE 7.1, RedHat 7.1 and TurboLinux 7.0

• Installation and setup


• Installing the Clients and README file coming with the client code.
• Executable in /opt/tivoli/tsm/.

• Features and limitations


• Client configuration wizard.
• Backup set restore from FILE and Tape.
• Backup set restore only from FILE using Web Client.
• Backup sets are used to archive data.
88

HP/UX Support Expanded

•LAN-free capability

•HP-UX Improvements
89

Unicode Support

Unicode Support for Windows NT and


Windows 2000 Clients:
90

Improved Recovery and Disaster Recovery

• Recovery Performance

• Disaster Recovery
91

Student Exercise
92

Summary
You should now be able to:

• Invoke the TSM client.


• Set up client options.
• Backup and restore client files.
• Archive and retrieve client files.
• Query client schedules, logs, and events.
• Use the client utilities to change client passwords, access a client, and
remove archived data.
• Enhanced client functions such as Web Client Interface, LAN-free data
transfer, Backup sets, and mobile client.