2. Installing the TSM Client

  1. The HFS TSM package should run automatically; if it does not, then browse to the downloaded file at /Users/yourusername/Downloads and double-click on it.

    In newer versions of Safari, you can also click on the download icon Safari download icon in the top-right corner of Safari which displays a list of downloads:
    Safari download list

    Double-click on the downloaded file in the download list.

  2. The installer launches as shown below:

    Installer Introduction
    Figure 1.

    Optionally, to confirm that the package is digitally signed by the University of Oxford, click the padlock (certificate in Snow Leopard) in the top-right corner. This displays the certificate details:

    University of Oxford digital signature
  3. Click the Continue button:

    Installation screen
  4. Click the Install button; this launches the installation process, which requires administrative authorisation as below:

    Authentication screen
  5. It is important to enter the name and password of an administrative account on your local machine. You are not being asked for your TSM password at this point. Clicking OK will then launch the installation process proper. The client software will be installed in the folder Tivoli Storage Manager under Applications.

    Progress screen
  6. The installation continues. After a short while, you will be prompted first for your TSM nodename and then for your TSM password - these were configured during HFS registration. If you can't remember your nodename or password, go to the Self-Registration Page where you will see your registered nodename and will be able to reset your TSM password if necessary.

    Nodename screen
  7. Enter the TSM nodename and click OK.

    Nodename screen filled in
  8. You will then be prompted for the TSM password. Fill it in and click OK.

    Password screen filled in
  9. Click OK. (If the nodename is not recognised you will be prompted to go to the Self-Registration Home Page where you will see your registered nodename and will be able to reset your TSM password if necessary.)

  10. Next you will now be prompted as to whether you want to run the scheduled backup service. If you intend to perform automatic scheduled backups in your allotted scheduled backup slot, then click Yes.

    Start schedule backup question
  11. The installer will now inform you that it is about to configure the TSM client. Click OK to continue.

    Confirm continue
  12. It may appear to be doing nothing for a while as shown below - please be patient for a couple of minutes.

    Waiting for the installation to complete
  13. If this is successful you will see the following dialogue box.

    Backup schedule has been started
  14. Alternatively, if there has been a problem configuring the client you will see a dialogue box with details. In either case clicking OK completes the installation. Now that the installation is complete, you can click on Close to close the installation window:

    The software successfully installed
  15. Please now proceed to the next section to run an initial backup.

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