How to Install TSM Fastback for workstation clients


Follow these below steps to interactively install the Fastback workstation client on a single computer.
  • Double-click the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations client installer icon. The installer shows the language selection dialog. The default is English.
  • Choose your preferred language and click OK. The Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations information window shows the build number.
  • Choose whether to install the Tivoli Storage Manager API. This is necessary for backups to a Tivoli Storage Manager server.
  • Choose whether to install the IBM® Support Assistant (ISA) data collector. This is used to collect data that can be provided to the support team.
  • Click Next. The License Agreement window displays.
  • Read the License Agreement, and indicate if you accept the terms of the agreement. Click Next. The Destination Folder window displays.
  • Accept the default installation location, or click Change to specify another location. Click Next. The Ready to Install the Program window displays.
  •  Confirm that the information is correct and click Next. The installation window shows a progress bar indicating that the necessary files are being installed on your computer. It also shows a command prompt window as the installer runs several scripts.
          The Installation Complete window displays.
  • If you are installing on Windows Vista, and there is an existing Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations client, you see the Files in Use window. Click OK. You also see a warning that the setup was unable to automatically close all requested applications. Click OK.
  • If it is your first installation of the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations client on this computer, a configuration wizard helps you choose your protection settings. See Navigating the configuration wizard.
    Click Finish. The installer indicates that you must reboot in the following situations:
  •         You are reinstalling or upgrading Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations.
  •         A product that uses the Tivoli Storage Manager API is installed and running. Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive client is such a product.
Also Read: Storage Area Network (SAN) Basic Free Tutorials

What to do next
If you upgrade over a previous version of Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations, you must restart the computer for the new settings to become active and for your protection to continue.

After installation (and restart, if required), the client immediately starts protecting your files.




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