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Figure 6-131 Saved Condition in new Profile
Now save the new Profile with an appropriate name, (in this instance, Search for TSM
Options Files). The saved Profile now appears in the Profiles list, see Figure 6-132.
Tip: We recommend choosing meaningful Profile names, which reflect the content or
function of the profile.
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Figure 6-132 Listed Profiles containing Search for Tivoli Storage Manager Option File
2. Bind new Profile into a Scan
First, create a new Scan -
IBM Tivoli SRM -> Monitoring -> Scans. We chose
Tivoli.Default Scan as shown in Figure 6-133. Fill in a description for this Scan and select
the Filesystems and Computers on which the Scan will run.
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Figure 6-133 Add Profile to Scan
On the Profiles tab, select the newly created Profile and add it to the Profiles to apply to
Filesystems
column, as shown in Figure 6-134.
Figure 6-134 Add Profiles to Scan
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Now select the schedule time when the schedule should run, save the Scan, then check
the result.
3. Generate Report with your Profile
To view the results, select
IBM Tivoli SRM -> Reporting -> Usage -> File Size
Distribution -> by Filesystem.
Select all filesystems, select the Profile: administrator.
Search for Tivoli Storage Manager Option Files and click
Generate Report. The report
contains all the option files discovered by the Scan as in Figure 6-135.
Figure 6-135 Report with number of found Tivoli Storage Manager Option Files
Note that on BONNIE’s C drive we found 13 files.
4. Define new Constraint
We would like to know where specifically these files are located. To set up this search,
select
IBM Tivoli SRM -> Policy Management -> Constraints -> Tivoli.Orphaned File
Constraint
, as shown in Figure 6-136. Enter a description, and select the Filesystem
Groups and Computers
where you want to locate the files.
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Figure 6-136 Create Orphaned File search
Select the Options tab, then select Edit Filter as shown in Figure 6-137.
Figure 6-137 Update the Orphaned selection
On the Edit Filter pop-up, double click the ATTRIBUTES Filter. Here we will replace the
ORPHANED condition with our own filter, since we want to actually search for Tivoli
Storage Manager option files, not orphaned files (Figure 6-138).

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