3. Getting started with the archive service

Now that we know that the archive service is for the long term storage of data valuable to the University it is unsurprising that the first step in using the service is to request an archive project. Once your application is successful you will need to install and configure the TSM archive client and give some thought to these initial considerations. The TSM archive client uses the same software as the TSM backup client but there are subtle differences in its configuration and use so even if you have the TSM client software already installed for backup you will need to configure it for archive. As with the backup client you have a choice of whether to use the TSM archive client via the GUI interface for your platform or the command line interface.

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