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IBM Tivoli

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How to install TSM client on Ubuntu 64bit


  • Install the pre-requisties
sudo apt-get install alien rpm libssl0.9.8
  • Create the lib 64 folder
sudo mkdir /usr/lib64
  • Get the tarballs from the ftp server
  • Extract the tarballs into the /tmp folder
  • Convert the RPM packages to DEB packages
sudo alien -k --scripts gskcrypt64-XXXX.linux.x86_64.rpm
sudo alien -k --scripts gskssl64-XXXX.linux.x86_64.rpm
sudo alien -k --scripts TIVsm-API64.x86_64.rpm
sudo alien -k --scripts TIVsm-BA.x86_64.rpm
  • Install packages
sudo dpkg -i gskcrypt64_XXXX.deb
sudo dpkg -i gskssl64_XXXX.deb
sudo dpkg -i tivsm-api64_XXXX.deb
sudo dpkg -i tivsm-ba_XXXX.deb
  • Move shared libraries
cd /usr/lib64
sudo mv * /usr/lib
  • Fix language error
cd /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin
ln -s ../../lang/EN_US/ EN_ZA
  • Configure the client by setting dsm.sys/opt
cd /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin
sudo nano dsm.sys
sudo nano dsm.opt
  • Test
dsmadmc -se=local
  • Enable backups

Add the following to the /etc/crontab file:,,,
30 23 * * * root /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc i -quiet
  • Configure backups

Notify central IT to configure backups to the IT server.