The IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager for Solaris Backup-Archive Client 6.1 is available. This document provides or references information that is specific to release 6.1.
This document contains information you need for using the Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client, as well as information that was not available for the printed publications.
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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is a client-server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment. The backup-archive client program permits users to back up and archive files from their workstations or file servers to storage, and restore and retrieve backup versions and archive copies of files to their local workstations.
For information about the new features in this release, see the "Product overview", "New in V6.1" for the "Backup-archive clients overview" of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 6.1 information center.
Client APARs fixed in Version 6.1 can be found in the following IBM Tivoli Storage Manager technote: APARs fixed in IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1
For information about migrating from earlier versions of the client, see the section "Installing Tivoli Storage Manager" in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Clients Installation and User's Guide.Recent migration information updates can be found in this techdoc: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for UNIX® and Linux® Backup-Archive Clients Installation and User's Guide
This section contains information about warnings and installation instructions.
See the following document for important information about the Tivoli Storage Manager backup-archive client:
See the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Quick Start Guide for installation instructions and important links. The Quick Start Guide is available on your Quick Start CD or download image.
For detailed installation instructions, see the section "Installing Tivoli Storage Manager" in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Clients Installation and User's Guide.
For more information on updates, limitations, and known problems:
The following types of documentation are available for this product:
You can also go to the Tivoli Storage Manager product support Web site for flashes (alerts from IBM Software Support), client requirements, server requirements, supported devices, manuals, and downloads. You can search problem reports and other service information. Register at the site to use "My support" to create a customized support page for your use.
IBM Support provides assistance with product defects.
If you are not sure what type of software maintenance contract you need, call 1-800-IBMSERV (1-800-426-7378) in the United States. click the Support Contacts geographic region on the IBM Software Support Handbook page at http://techsupport.services.ibm.com/guides/contacts.html for phone numbers of people who provide support for your location.
For information about online user discussions of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, see the "Installation information", "Online forums" section of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Clients Installation and User's Guide.
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