Welcome to the IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 5.5.1 Client Application Program Interface for OS/400® fix pack.
This file contains information you need for using the base application program interface (API), as well as information that was not available for our printed publications.
The Application Program Interface can be used by either developers writing new applications which will send data to an IBM Tivoli Storage Manager server, or by users of these applications.
Users of an application should consult its documentation for specific usage information about the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager API modules and configuration.
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The Tivoli Storage Manager application program interface (API) enables an application client to use storage management functions. The API includes function calls that you can use in an application to perform the following operations:
Client APARs fixed in this fix pack can be found in the following IBM Tivoli Storage Manager technote: APARs fixed in this fix pack
Client APARs fixed in Version 5.5 can be found in the following IBM Tivoli Storage Manager technote: APARs fixed in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V5.5
This section contains information about warnings and installation instructions.
See the following document for important information about the Tivoli Storage Manager client API:
Installation instructions for OS/400 are available in "Chapter 2. Building and Running the sample application" in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Using the Application Program Interface.
For more information on updates, limitations, and known problems:
The following types of documentation are available for this product:
You can also visit the Tivoli Storage Manager product support Web site for flashes (alerts from technical support), client requirements, server requirements, supported devices, manuals, and downloads. Search problem reports and other service information for topics of interest. Register at the site to use "My support" to create a customized support page for your use.
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For information about online user discussions of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, see "Internet" in the "About this book" section of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Using the Application Program Interface.
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