IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

Training Overview:

Forscher Technology Solutions provides the Tivoli Storage Manager training program that delivers the product knowledge as-well-as the knowledge requirements to perform day-to-day back-up management operations in enterprise environments built on IBM’s TSM. The training is delivered by Subject Matter Experts currently managing, landscapes in real time environments. The course and its contents are developed by subject matter experts and solution Architects, who deliver the solutions to Fortune 500 and Top-Notch MNCs around the globe.

Target Audience and Pre-requisites:

The training course is designed for system and storage administrators from with no prior knowledge on backup technologies; however, a brief understanding of the Backup operations is desirable. All trainings are designed and developed from the ground up, by training experts specifically to cater, candidates of all technical back grounds, especially focusing on the Fiber Channel Switching area.

Course Duration:

Fast Track - 5 Days

Normal Track - 8 weekends or 30 Day-daily sessions.

Corporates - Custom configured per Client requirements and modules required

Module 1: Backup Strategies

  • Need for backups in an Enterprise

  • How backups saves the day

  • Types of backups

  • Various backup technologies in the IT industry

  • Tape Library: Operational Characteristics

  • Understanding Synchronous and Asynchronous backups

  • Backups from a Storage perspective

  • Backing up live data

  • Components that build up a Backup solution

  • Understanding the server client architecture in a Backup solution

  • Understanding Disaster Recovery

  • What are LAN-Free backup solutions

Module 2: Data protection using IBM’s Tivoli Storage Manager

  • Tivoli Storage Manager Architecture

  • Understanding the TSM Architectural components

  • Database and logs: Planning for the needs of the Enterprise

  • Designing a TSM based backup solution

  • Concepts of Storage Pools and Volumes

  • Bird’s eye view of the ISC – Integrated Solutions Console

  • Administrative tasks in TSM

Module 3: Installation and Management of TSM

  • Implementing the Tivoli Storage Manager design

  • Installation of the TSM on the server and client

  • Installation and configuration of a Tape library

  • Navigating the User interface of the TSM application

  • Understanding the options in the User Interface

  • Managing the TSM via CLI

Module 4: Managing a TSM environment in the Enterprise

  • Policy Definition and Management

  • TSM security features and management

  • Backup Archive client functions

  • Copy groups

  • Perform a Live backup operation

  • Destroy data to perform a live restoration

  • Scheduling backups

  • Performance tuning a implemented solution

Module 5: Monitoring and Trouble Shooting

  • TSM Operational reporting

  • Configuring the event logging

  • Understanding the error messages