IBM Spectrum Protect server configuration

Storware Endpoints server is using the enterprise IBM Spectrum Protect server as the backup provider. Prior to use, it requires an additional configuration. Create it in accordance with this guideline.

Creating domain, policy, and management class

Storware Endpoints system requires some special IBM Spectrum Protect configuration. Create a configuration in accordance with this guideline:
  1. 1.
    Log in to the console as therootuser. Next, you have to log in to the IBM Spectrum Protect server as an administrator with SYSTEM level authority. Run the dsmadmccommand:
    # dsmadmc
    IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
    Command Line Administrative Interface - Version 7, Release 1, Level 8.8
    (c) Copyright by IBM Corporation and other(s) 1990, 2020. All Rights Reserved.
    Enter your user id: admin
    Enter your password:
    Session established with server KFE: Linux/x86_64
    Server Version 8, Release 1, Level 12.100
    Server date/time: 07/21/2021 11:45:23 Last access: 07/20/2021 15:44:42
    tsm: SERVER1>
  2. 2.
    Define new dedicated domain, policy, and management class for Storware Endpoints
    SERVER1> define domain kodo
    SERVER1> define policy kodo kodo
    SERVER1> define mgmt kodo kodo 30days
  3. 3.
    Define a new copy group and assign it as default. Remember to change destination parameter according to your Spectrum Protect configuration.
    SERVER1> define copy kodo kodo 30days destination=POOL_NAME rete=30 reto=30 vere=nol verd=nol
    SERVER1> assign defmgmt kodo kodo 30days
    SERVER1> activate policy kodo kodo
TIP: You can change the retention setting, as well as the name of the management class.

Registering a new node and administrator account

Register a new node and update administrator information. Created node and administrator will be used by Storware Endpoints to manage protected data.

IBM Spectrum Protect < 8.1

Authority class SYSTEM is mandatory.
SERVER1> register node kodo.COMPANY_NAME client_password dom=kodo maxnummp=100 dedup=client backdel=yes passexp=0
SERVER1> update admin kodo.COMPANY_NAME passexp=0
SERVER1> grant authority kodo.COMPANY_NAME cl=sys

IBM Spectrum Protect >= 8.1

SERVER1> register node kodo.COMPANY_NAME client_password dom=kodo maxnummp=100 dedup=client backdel=yes passexp=0
SERVER1> register admin kodo.COMPANY_NAME client_password
SERVER1> update admin kodo.COMPANY_NAME passexp=0
SERVER1> grant authority kodo.COMPANY_NAME cl=sys