Tivoli Storage Manager interview questions by IBM


In this post am sharing the Tivoli Storage Manager TSM interview questions asked to my friends. these questions cover both TSM version 5.6, 6.X and V7. 

Sorry, I was bit lazy and also busy to correct the spelling and grammatical mistakes. I have copied from my mail and pasted them directly here. Please dont mind and ALL THE BEST for your interview........

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Candidate 1:
  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Could u explain policymanagment?
  • Could u explain storagepool  hierarchy?
  • Explain drm process?
  • What are all the concepts covered in aix in training?
  • What is the use of RESOURCEUTILIZATION parameter?
  • What are all the pre-requisites before installing storageagent on client mechine?
  • Which purpose we are using CFGMGR command?
  • How transations are committed to recoverylog in 6.3?
  • What are the new features in tsmserver6.3?
  • In myenvironment copyg parameters set as VEREXITS=30 VERDELETE=30 RETEXT=NOLIMIT RETONLY=NOLIMIT,every day we take incremantal bakup after 31 day i want to resoter first day of version?    is it possible or not?
  • I forgot to take db backup, suddenly archivelog and archivefailoverlog got full , in this situation how do u handle?
  • How u restore sqldb?
  • Sqldb is online and mounted at that situation,if someone trying to backup,is it backedup or not?
  • I configured tdp for oracle on san environment,the storage pool is diskpool in local system,which is not in san zoning.then data goes through lanfree or lan?
  • Have u performed TSM multipule restores at a time?
  • Which fiberchannel connected to ur system ,how we check ?
  • Different types of client backups?
  • Difference bitween normalbackup and archivebakcup?
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Candidate 2:

1. Tell me about yourself?

2. Tell about your traning setup?


3. What are the topics you coverd in traning?


4. Storage hirarcy? (Expalin about all Stg pools types and data flow)


5. Explain Policy mgmt in detail?


6. Explain about copy group parameters?


7. Explain DRM?


8. Information flow in TSM 6.X version?


9. Difference betweem TSM 5.X and 6.X?


10.How to install TSM 6.3 on AIX?


11.LAN FREE COnfigaration?


12.Explain Mgmt Binding and Client option set in detail?


13.In which case you using mgmt binding and client option set?


14.TDP Domino and TDP SQL Configaration?


15.Which tape device driver installed in aix?


16.Some commands in AIX?


17.What is defalut VG in AIX?


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Candidate 3:


1. TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF?

2.DIFFERENCES BETWEEN 5.5 AND 6.3?

3.EXPLAIN ACTIVE LOG,ACTIVE MIRROR LOG,ARCHIVE LOG,ARCHIVE FAILOVER LOG IN 6.3?

4.WHAT  ARE THE PRE-REQUISITES FOR LANFREE?

5.HOW  TO CHECK THE OS LEVEL ERRORS IN WINDOWS AND AIX?

6.IS THERE ANY DATABASE MIRROR LOG FOR 6.3?

7.EXPLAIN YOUR PRESENT LIBRARY ENVIRONMENT?

8.HOW TO CHECK THE DEVICE INFORMATION IN AIX?

9.WHY YOU CAN USE THE RMAN SCRIPT IN TDP ORACLE?

10.WHICH DEVICE DRIVERS YOU CONFIGURED IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT?




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3 Responses to "Tivoli Storage Manager interview questions by IBM "

  1. hi please update answers also thanks man

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  2. hi thanks Anil for the knowledge you are providing ..it helps a lot..please update answers also for these questions

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  3. hi please update answers also thanks man

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