How to configure TSM Fastback for Workstation using Settings Notebook



After the initial installation and configuration, you can change your protection settings with the Settings Notebook.

Settings Notebook

Open the Settings Notebook by clicking Settings from the menu of the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations Status panel.

Use the tabs to navigate to any panel whose settings you want to change. Click the OK button to apply your new settings and return to the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations Status panel. Click the Apply button to apply your new settings and stay in the Settings Notebook. Click the Cancel button to exit the Settings Notebook without applying your changes.

The Settings Notebook has six panels:
  • Use the General panel of client Settings Notebook for these settings:
    • Which drive to use for your local storage area.
    • How many versions of protected files to keep on local storage area.
    • The maximum size of your local storage area.
    • Whether you want to store backup copies on local storage area, remote storage area, neither, or both.
  • Use the Files to Protect panel of client Settings Notebook to specify:
    • Which folders and files to continuously protect.
    • Which folders to vault.
    • A forced backup of all protected files when you change which files are continuously protected.
  • Use the E-mail Protection panel of client Settings Notebook for your email protection settings, including the schedule to protect your email and all files that are backed up on a schedule. You can also specify how many versions of the email files to keep.
  • Use the Remote Storage panel of client Settings Notebook to specify:
    • A backup identifier name to help you find the backup on the remote server during the recovery process of an existing machine.
    • A remote storage area.
    • How many versions of protected files to keep on the remote storage area.
    • The maximum size of your remote storage area.
    • Whether to encrypt, compress, or use sub-file copy for backup copies stored on a remote storage area, depending on what type of remote storage is used.
  • Use the Expiration panel of client Settings Notebook to specify:
    • Whether to remove backups of files that were deleted from the backed up computer.
    • How long to keep copies of deleted files before they are removed from the remote storage.
    • How often to check for deleted files to be removed from the remote storage.
  • Use the Advanced panel of client Settings Notebook to specify:
    • Whether to allow program messages to display.
    • Performance settings include:
      • Maximum size of file to protect on local storage area.
      • Maximum size of file to protect on remote storage area.
    • The Advanced panel contains a link to set your scheduled backups. Follow the link to:
      • Choose which files to back up on a schedule.
      • Start a backup of your scheduled files immediately.
    • The Advanced panel also contains a link to manage the throttle settings. Follow the link to:
      • Manage the network rules settings.
      • Manage bandwidth usage.
      • Define throttle speed.




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