How to install Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager - Video Tutorial


IBM Tivoli Monitoring is an enterprise-class, easy-to-use solution that optimizes the performance and availability of your entire IT infrastructure. Through a single customizable workspace portal, you can proactively manage the health and availability of your IT infrastructure.

Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager brings together multiple components, to provide real-time monitoring, and historical reporting for your Tivoli Storage Manager Servers.

Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager components
Figure. Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager components that provide the reporting and monitoring capabilities by IBM
Building a system that can monitor data and produce reports includes the following tasks:
  1. Installing Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager, which includes these components:
    • IBM DB2®
    • IBM® Tivoli Monitoring, which includes:
      • Tivoli Enterprise Portal server
      • Tivoli Data Warehouse
      • Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring server
      • Summarization Pruning agent
      • Warehouse Proxy agent
      • Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager agent
  2. Creating and configuring the agent instance to point to the Tivoli Storage Manager servers that you want to monitor.
  3. Installing the Administration Center, including the Tivoli Common Reporting component, to view historical reports.
    Note: The Administration CenterTivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager, and the monitoring agents must all be at version 6.3 or later. The Tivoli Storage Manager server that you want to monitor can be V5.4 - V6.3 or later.

Planning to install

Be sure to review all applicable planning information, including system requirements, capacity planning, and installation scenarios, before installing.

Before you install the software, complete these tasks:
  1. Choose an installation scenario that best suits your needs.
  2. Read the system requirements that are required for your operating system.
  3. Review the capacity planning information.
  4. Review the installation work sheet and note the user IDs, passwords, and other values that are required during installation.
  5. Optionally run the prerequisite checker to verify the readiness of your installation environment.
To view historical reports, you must install the Administration Center, including the Tivoli® Common Reporting component, on the same system where you installed Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager. You can install either one first, but you must select the Tivoli Common Reporting component during the Administration Center installation.
If you installed the Administration Center without the Tivoli Common Reporting component, you must rerun the Administration Center installer to install the Tivoli Common Reporting component and to view historical reports.
Restriction: Install the Administration Center and Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager on a system that is different than the system where the Tivoli Storage Manager server is installed.

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 Procedure to install Tivoli Monitoring for TSM on Windows machines - Part 1 & Part 2


                               

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