Tivoli Storage Manager training

Course Duration : 30 Hrs
IBM Tivoli storage manager overview

  • TSM as a tool for Data management and Protection
    Components of TSM

Installing TIVOLI storage manager server and client

  • Integrated Solutions Console (ISC)
  • Installing the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Administration Center
  • Installation of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server
  • License files
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client

Administrative interfaces and privileges

  • Interfaces for Tivoli Storage Manager
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager’s Graphical User Interface
  • Command Lines
  • ¬†Administrative Authority

Storage media devices introduction

  • Installing and configuring a Tape Library
  • Working with Media
  • Different types of Libraries


  • Configure Client access to Server
  • Control Client access to server
  • Setup Client options
  • Encryption and Security
  • Include- Exclude rules
  • Client performance and different options

Backup-Archive client functions

  • Using the command line Interface
  • Backup and Restore operation
  • Archive and Retrieve

Managing storage pools and storage pool volumes

  • Storage Pools, Hierarchies, and Storage Pool Volumes
  • Manage Storage Pool Volumes
  • Automatic Data movement
Policy management

  • Data Management with TSM
  • Defining Policy
  • Working with Copy Groups
  • ¬†Expiration

Customizing the TIVOLI Storage manager database and recovery log

  • Purpose of Database and Recovery Log
  • Sizing the Database and Recovery Log
  • Mirroring
  • BUFPOOLSIZE parameters
  • Space Triggers

Protecting the database and storage pools

  • Tivoli Storage Manager Database and Storage Pool Protection
  • Backing up Database
  • Database Recovery
  • Storage Pool Backup and Recovery
  • Tivoli Storage Manager Maintenance Plans

Automating operations

  • Scheduling Options
  • Client Scheduling
  • Administrative Tasks

Monitoring and event logging

  • Client Event messages
  • Event Receiving
  • Working with Events
  • Monitoring and Reporting
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Operational Reporting
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Versions (5.3, 5.4, 5.5)
  • Tivoli Storage Manager Utilities
  • Different types of libraries and their functioning
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for TDP’s
  • LAN free backups in TSM
  • Common Problems encountered in TSM
  • Windows and AIX user environment for TSM
  • Performance Tuning in TSM
  • Basic training on TSM 6.3
  • Shared libraries and Logical libraries

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