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Installing Tivoli Storage Manager Client on Red Hat Linux/390 7.2

This information was originally posted to the Red Hat Linux-390 mailing list on July 26, 2002, by Karl Schlitt.

Get the RPM from:
http://www.tivoli.com/support/storage_mgr/clients.html#linux390 and put them in the root directory,
These rpm's will not install due to a dependence on libstdc++-libc6.1-2.so.3. Unpack them with:
	rpm2cpio < TIVsm-BA.s390.rpm | cpio -i --make-directories
This will create the /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/* hierarchy. The binaries therein will decline to run due to the libstdc++ problem. To get around this, create a symbolic link:
	ln -s /usr/lib/libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3 \
Do the following two copies:
	cp /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsm.sys.smp  \

        cp /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsm.opt.smp \
Get the permissions and ownership right, you don't want just anyone restoring system files, etc.
	chown root.root /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc
	chown root.root /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsm.opt
	chown root.root /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsm.sys

	chmod 600 /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsm.opt
	chmod 600 /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsm.opt
	chmod 700 /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc
Configure dsm.opt and dsm.sys as per your ADSM administrator's instructions. Unless there are network issues,(ie VM not doing proxy-arp,) you should be good to go.

Pick one of the following if you want to run it automagically.
to /etc/rc.d/rc.local append:
	nohup /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc sched >/dev/null &
to /etc/inittab append:
	adsm::once:/opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc sched > /dev/null 2>&1
to /etc/crontab append:
	01 2 * * * root /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin/dsmc backup>/dev/null 2>&1
N.B. I have tested this in a non-production environment, with non-critical data. It backs up and restores, but your mileage may vary. I have not used client side compression, encryption or anything very fancy. I never could get the web GUI thing to work, I only used the CLI, dsmc. Server version was on MVS.

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