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Chad Small
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Personal Back Ups!
I have been doing this backup/archive work for almost 20 years and I can't go a week without some acquaintance asking me about backing up their personal data. It used to be large portable USB drives were the best option but as home internet connections have...
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Spectrum Protect Server 8.1.4 DB Issue
Recently we ran into a situation where our Spectrum Protect 8.1.4 server started to crash. We reviewed the db2diag.log file and identified the error as ANR0131E Server DB space exhausted . Upon review of our DB file systems the OS showed 7GB available in th...
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Give me more GMO's!
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Auditoccupancy Issue
We setup a new Spectrum Protect instance with a Directory Container Storage Pool and when we went to gather storage data for billing purposes we discovered that the AUDITOCC table in the database showed no storage data. The first troubleshooting step was to...
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Stay Away From The Spectrum Protect For Windows 8.x Client
I wanted to make everyone aware that starting with the 8.1 Windows Client, IBM has deprecated the System State restore process so that any restore attempt will require the use of a WinPE environment. With the 8.1.x client you can no longer do a
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Stay Away From The Spectrum Protect For Windows 8.x Client
I wanted to make everyone aware that starting with the 8.1 Windows Client, IBM has deprecated the System State restore process so that any restore attempt will require the use of a WinPE environment. With the 8.1.x client you can no longer do a
complete re...
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Spectrum Protect 8.1.0 vs. 8.1.2 Client Issue
I just wanted to let everyone know that there is a compatibility issue with the Spectrum Protect 8.1.2 client with the 8.1.0 server. If you upgrade the client to SP 8.1.2 and your server is at 8.1.1 or 8.1.0 your server will be unable to start. The error yo...
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TSM/Spectrum Protect 7.x Client Issue
I ran across an issue with the TSM/Spectrum Protect client recently that through investigation showed that the issue has not been patched and the supposed resolution works....sometimes. The issue is that when an AIX backup is running you can experience the ...
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TSM SQL TDP Better Backup Script
On a call today I had an admin complain that the TSM SQL TDP was issuing failed backup errors when the script encountered a database that was offline. So I asked if he had searched Google for an alternate script and he had not. I did a quick query and found...
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