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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1 Advanced Admin, Tuning, Troubleshooting

Course Description


This course is administrators with a fundamental knowledge of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. It uses Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1 Extended Edition at a higher skill level than the Implementation and Administration course IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1.1 Implementation and Administration (TS614G). Administrators learn how to control and tune the Tivoli Storage Manager environment and what steps to take when troubleshooting. The lab exercises explore the DB2 database management methods and options, using the disaster recovery plan file and SQL scripts. The exercises involve multiple servers to simulate an enterprise environment. You participate in group problem determination exercises, perform backup and restore processes, and optimize data management, such as data deduplication. You also tune the backup-archive client and the Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1 server for optimal performance. IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.3 announcement highlights have been added to this course including Deduplication technology features, enhancements to Operations Center and new command parameters.


This advanced course is for senior system administrators and storage specialists who have prior experience with Tivoli Storage Manager.


You should understand Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1 and have 1-2 months of hands on experience with the product. These skills are covered in course IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1.1 Implementation and Administration (TS614G).

Key Topics

  • Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1 concepts and overview
  • Advanced database and log management
  • Advanced storage pool management
  • Backup and restore methodologies
  • Automation and scripting
  • Performance tuning
  • Enterprise configuration and management
  • Disaster recovery
  • Managing security in Tivoli Storage Manager
  • Problem determination
  • IBM Spectrum Protect 7.1.3 Differences

Course Duration

5 Days
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