IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 Differences and Upgrade

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official IBM Curriculum
Code TS600GB

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 (TSM) introduces a DB2 based, nonproprietary database, as well as new features, commands, and supported devices and platforms. In this course, you will explore the new features and commands with lectures and hands-on exercises. You will discover features like data deduplication; a method of eliminating redundant data in storage pools, enhancements to the Administration Center, and active-data pools for disaster recovery. You will also install and use Tivoli Common Reporting.

You will plan and upgrade Tivoli Storage Manager V5 to Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1. Implementing Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 involves upgrading from the Tivoli Storage Manager proprietary database to a provided DB2 database. Basic DB2 functions and queries will be discussed in the class, to ensure you have the necessary skills to manager the Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 database.


  • Identify the new and changed functions with Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1
  • Perform new functions, such as Data Deduplication
  • Demonstrate new management features in the Administration Center
  • Use the new commands in Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 to manage the database
  • Prepare reports with Tivoli Common Reporting
  • Plan for installation and upgrade
  • Install Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1
  • Upgrade Tivoli Storage Manager V5 to Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1

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Course Topics (12 topics)

  • New Features Overview
  • New Server Functions (including installation changes)
  • New Client Functions
  • Data Deduplication
  • Administration Center Enhancements
  • New Commands
  • Tivoli Common Reporting and Tivoli Storage Manager
  • Planning the Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1 Upgrade
  • Using the Upgrade Utility Package
  • Upgrading to the Same System
  • Upgrading to a Different System
  • Troubleshooting the Upgrade


Delegates must be experienced in Tivoli Storage Manager operations and administration

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