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18.1 IBM Tivoli Storage Manager planning for installation
In this chapter we describe the installation of a Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 server on a
Windows system. This includes the necessary preparation and configuration to install V6.1 on
a new system. We use and document the different installation techniques available and walk
you through the installation tasks.
Our intent here is to give you an understanding of what the requirements are to install Tivoli
Storage Manager V6.1 using the DB2 database.
We first cover what you get in this release, as well as what you do not get that you might have
been expecting. Then we go through the steps in preparation, regarding items that you need
to think about when you do the installation.
Let us now move forward to discuss the differences in the Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1
What you should know first
Before you install IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for the first time, familiarize yourself with the
following items:
The Windows operating system that is running on the Tivoli Storage Manager server
workstation and server
The operating systems that are running on any Tivoli Storage Manager client
Storage devices that will be available to Tivoli Storage Manager
Communication protocols that are installed on your clients and servers
Any special system configurations you plan to use, such as Microsoft Active Directory or
Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS)
Users who are experienced DB2 administrators can choose to perform advanced SQL
queries and use DB2 tools to monitor the database.
However, do not use DB2 tools to change DB2 configuration settings from those that are that
are preset by Tivoli Storage Manager, or alter the DB2 environment for Tivoli Storage
Manager in other ways, such as with other products. The Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 server
has been built and tested extensively using the Data Definition Language (DDL) and
database configuration that Tivoli Storage Manager deploys.
18.2 System requirements for Windows
Next, we provide an overview of the hardware and software requirements for installing and
configuring Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1. For detailed information, see the Web site:
Restriction: You cannot install and run the Version 6.1 server on a system that already
has DB2 installed on it, whether DB2 was installed by itself or as part of some other
application. The Version 6.1 server requires the installation and use of the DB2 version
that is packaged with the Version 6.1 server. No other version of DB2 can exist on the

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