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IBM-TSM SYLLABUS

Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
  4. TSM platform support
  5. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
  6. Backup /Restore
  7. Archive/Restore – Long Term Storage Functionality
  8. Tivoli Storage Manager Products
  9.  Installing Tivoli Storage Manager on AIX
  10.  Prerequisites Required by the ITSM Server
  11.  Basic Components Installed by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
  12. Install IBM Tivoli Storage Manager License on AIX
  13.  Registering and Querying Licenses from the Command Line
  14. Backup/Archive Client Prerequisites
  15. Backup archive client Installation Steps

Session 2:  MANAGING STORAGE POOLS AND STORAGE POOL VOLUMES

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Storage Pools, Storage Pool Hierarchies & Storage Pool Volumes
  4. Storage Pool Hierarchies
  5. Device Classes
  6. Device Class and Storage Pool
  7. Defining Storage pools
  8. Update / query storage pools
  9. Defining storage pool volumes
  10. Deleting Storage Pools and Volumes
  11. Automatic Data Movement
  12. Storage Pool Migration
  13. Reclamation
  14. Collocation

Session 3:  INSTALL AND CONFIGURE TAPE LIBRARY ATTACHED TO THE IBM TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER SERVER

  1. Introduction
  2. Objective
  3. Install and Configure Tape Library Attached to the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server
  4. Prepare Tape Cartridges for Use in an IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Tape Library
  5. Checking in Volumes
  6. Create Scratch Tapes by Using the LABEL LIBV Command
  7. Checking Out Volumes
  8. Auditing a Library
  9. Managing Storage Pools and Storage Pool Volumes

Session 4: SCHEDULER

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Overview of Schedules
  4. Central Scheduling Mode – Client Polling
  5. Central Schedule Mode – Server Prompted
  6. Selecting Schedule Methods
  7. Additional Scheduling options
  8. Additional Client Polling Options
  9. Additional Server Prompted Options
  10. Identify Tasks/Actions that can be scheduled for Clients
  11. Consistent Client Return Codes
  12. Managing Client/Server Sessions
  13. Defining Schedules
  14. Define the schedule using Command Line
  15. Schedule Example
  16. Define Association using Command Line

Session 5: CLIENT CONFIGURATION

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Identify the types of Clients
  4. Using the command line
  5. Using the web client
  6. Using GUI
  7. Administrative Control of Access
  8. Configuring Client Access to Server
  9. Define include/exclude option
  10.  Include/exclude processing

Session 6: DATABASE & RECOVERY LOG

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Database and Recovery Log
  4. Transactions
  5. Recovery Log Transaction Modes
  6. Normal Mode
  7. Roll Forward Mode
  8. Space Allocation
  9. Database and Recovery Log Space
  10. Estimating the size of the database
  11. Cached and copy Storage pool sizes
  12. Overhead
  13. Estimating the Size of the Recovery Log
  14. Reducing the Database and Recovery Log Space

Session 7: BACKUP-ARCHIVE CLIENT FUNCTIONS

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Types of Backups Available from the GUI
  4. Incremental (Complete) and Journal-based Backup
  5. Journal-based Backup
  6. Incremental by date (only)
  7. Incremental (without journal)
  8. Always backup selective
  9. Snapshot image backup
  10. Restore operation
  11. Point-in-time restore
  12. Archive Process

Session 8: MONITORING AND LOGGING EVENTS

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Monitoring and Logging Events
  4. Client Message Candidates
  5. Client Event Formatting
  6. Message Formatting
  7. Client Event Processing

Session 9: ENABLING CLIENT EVENTS FOR THE STORAGE MANAGER CONSOLE

  1. Storing Clients in the Activity Log
  2. Querying Client Events in the Activity Log

Session 10: POLICY MANAGEMENT

  1.  Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Policy Management
  4. Policy Specification
  5. Copy Group Attributes
  6. Policy set
  7. Command line to define policy set
  8. Validating a policy set
  9. Management class
  10. How are files bound to management class

Session 11: BACKING UP THE DATABASE

  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives
  3. Backing up the database
  4. Full Backup versus Incremental Backup
  5. Database (out-of-band) snapshot Backup
  6. Database Backup Command
  7. Database Backup Related Commands

Session 12: PRIVILEGE CLASSES

  1.  System privileges
  2. Storage privileges
  3. Unrestricted Storage Privileges
  4. Restricted Storage Privilege
  5. Policy Privileges
  6. Operator privilege
  7. Analyst privilege