6. IBM Tivoli FlashCopy Manager Configuration

IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy manager has two configuration wizards Local Configuration Wizard & TSM Configuration Wizard. The configuration wizard you will use to configure Tivoli FlashCopy Manager depends on your environment. If you don’t have IBM Tivoli Storage Manager in your environment, then you will use the Local Configuration Wizard. If you have IBM Tivoli Storage Manager in your environment & you have a Tivoli Data Protection License for the server you want to protect, you should use the TSM Configuration wizard to configure you Tivoli FlashCopy Manager.

Although integrating IBM Tivoli Storage Manager with IBM Tivoli FlashCopy Manager is optional, it’s required to send the backup to TSM Server as well to enable certain features. The table below illustrate some of the most important features of FCM & if they require TSM integration or not.

Note: TSM Integration will require Tivoli Data Protection License (Not Included in FCM License), although TDP get installed as a part of FCM.


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