TSM/VMware mobile app management

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Information Management

TSM / VMware Mobile App Management

UCLA CA130


Spring 2011

Collin Dawson

Jim Smith

Greg Van Hise

April 1, 2011

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Project
Objectives

Tivoli Storage Manager(TSM) is an IBM product that provides backup and archive data capabilities


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Tivoli_Storage_Manager


Objective:
Demonstrate feasibility of using smartphone to perform basic Tivoli Storage Manager
(TSM) / VMware management operations


How do we manage our backup/archive storage operations on the
go, remotely?



Proposed use case for smartphone application


Monitor TSM backup of VMware environment and provide indication of failed VMs


Provide simple method to initiate backup of failed VM (i.e. re
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attempt backup is first / standard
response to problem)



Goals


Present TSM monitoring information in usable and viewable format


Demonstrate interactions with the following TSM interfaces:


TSM admin interface (monitoring information)


TSM B/A client (backup action)



Discussion Points


Use of native mobile app vs. web based approach


iPhone vs. Droid vs. Blackberry




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Project Resources


Products/tools you will play with


Project will use the following environment:



TSM 6.2.3 Backup / Archive Client



Data Protection for VMware 6.2



TSM 6.2 server



VMware
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Recommend VMware vSphere 4 (ESX / ESXi 4.0 or 4.1) and VM’s at HW
level 7 (required to utilize Changed Block Tracking)