1. Downloading the HFS TSM software

Now that you have successfully registered your requirement to use the HFS backup service you need to download and install the appropriate software.

Not yet registered? Then please complete the registration process before downloading and installing the software.

System administrator? Our TSM software packages are primarily designed for interactive installation. However if you are a system administrator needing to install and configure TSM on multiple systems our packages for Mac and Linux do also have some features to help you.

1.1. About the TSM software

The TSM client software is available under the following conditions:
  • It is sourced solely via the HFS web pages.
  • It is installed on the appropriate client platform.
  • It is not installed on any beta or Release Candidate (RC) Operating System.
  • A fresh installation requires a direct or VPN connection to the University network.
  • It is upgraded when the HFS service requires it to be.
  • It is uninstalled from the client system when the client no longer has use of the HFS service.

Click the relevant platform link below to go to pages to download, install and configure the TSM client software.

1.2. Supported operating systems

Table 1. HFS TSM Client - Supported Operating Systems
Operating SystemOS VersionTSM Client VersionDownload
Windows 7, 8, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2 7.1.0.1 Further Information
Vista 6.4.1.5 Further Information
2003 6.3.1.2 Further Information
XP 6.2.5.0 Further Information
Apple Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Mavericks) 7.1.0.1 Further Information
OS X 10.7 (Lion) 6.4.1.5 Further Information
OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) 6.3.1.2 Further Information
Linux Linux 64-bit 6.4.1.7 Further Information
Linux 32-bit 6.2.5.0 Further Information
Solaris Solaris 10 and 11 (SPARC) 6.4.0.1 Further Information
Solaris 10 (x86_64) 6.2.5.0 Further Information
Novell Netware Netware 6.50 5.5.2.6 Further Information

IT Services only provide new TSM account registrations for those platforms listed above.