2. Starting the TSM Command Line client

2.1. Windows

Run [Backup-Archive Command Line] from [Start] | [All Programs] | [Tivoli Storage Manager]. The TSM command line interface will open in a window on the Windows desktop. This window will be small but you can change its size, colour, or font by right clicking on the icon in the top left corner and selecting [Properties]. You should see a prompt of the form:

2.2. Mac

Open [Terminal] from [Applications] | [Utilities] and type sudo dsmc. You will be prompted for your Mac password then should see a prompt of the form:

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
Command Line Backup-Archive Client Interface
  Client Version 6, Release 4, Level 1.5
  Client date/time: 13-03-2014 14:57:05
(c) Copyright by IBM Corporation and other(s) 1990, 2013. All Rights Reserved.
          
Node Name: ABCD1234-LAPTOP-ITSERV
Session established with server OX_HFS_B1: AIX
Server Version 6, Release 3, Level 4.200
Server date/time: 13-03-2014 14:57:05  Last access: 10-03-2014 12:34:35
          
tsm> 

2.3. Unix/Linux

Run dsmc as root from the shell prompt (e.g., in Ubuntu, run sudo dsmc). You should see a prompt of the form:

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
Command Line Backup-Archive Client Interface
  Client Version 6, Release 4, Level 1.7
  Client date/time: 13-03-2014 15:01:20
(c) Copyright by IBM Corporation and other(s) 1990, 2014. All Rights Reserved.

Node Name: TEST-UBUNTU-OUCS
Session established with server OX_HFS_B1: AIX
  Server Version 6, Release 3, Level 4.200
  Server date/time: 13-03-2014 15:01:15  Last access: 13-03-2014 13:01:04
          
tsm> 

2.4. Netware

Type load dsmc at the console.

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