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Chapter 13. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
In this chapter, we describe recommended settings for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and
include information about interoperability, software compatibility, zoning, and more.
The ProtecTIER product can be deployed as a Virtual Tape Library (VTL) or File System
Interface (FSI-CIFS) to Tivoli Storage Manager. In this chapter, we describe Tivoli Storage
Manager with VTL.
This chapter describes the following topics:
򐂰 Preferred options to enable optimum performance in your ProtecTIER environment
򐂰 A technical overview of a typical Tivoli Storage Manager environment using the
ProtecTIER product
򐂰 Best practices when configuring Tivoli Storage Manager V6.3 to work with the
ProtecTIER product
Attention: For general VTL considerations for Tivoli Storage Manager servers, see the
following website:
For best practices and configuration of Tivoli Storage Manager in your ProtecTIER
FSI-CIFS environment, see 19.1, “Tivoli Storage Manager” on page 254.

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