STORServer Console (SSC) for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
STORServer® Console (SSC) lets you configure and manage your IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) environment with a single, intuitive user interface. SSC is designed to simplify configuration of hardware, data retention policies, and scheduling of both client events and administrative activities. Monitoring, reporting, and real-time notification features keep you apprised of TSM server activities. Daily administration of your storage environment is reduced to less than 30 minutes per day.
- Management of multiple TSM servers through a single centralized management interface, with unlimited remote client installations on multiple desktops.
- Simplified configuration of storage devices, storage pools, and data retention policies.
- A sleek and intuitive user interface that includes drag-and-drop support, dockable windows, and customizable views. TSM objects are presented in multicolumn list windows, where you can view attributes of each object and customize the order and visibility of columns to suit your preferences.
- Real-time monitoring of scheduled client backups, library hardware status, TSM sessions and processes, and operator alerts and activities.
- Configurable reporting and notification features including a report designer and HTML reports that can be written to a local server or delivered in email to make you aware of issues that need immediate attention.
- A built-in scheduler that significantly extends TSM’s scheduling capabilities while remaining fully compatible with existing TSM schedules and scripts. A sleek, easy-to-use schedule designer assists you in defining and configuring administrative schedules to automate administrative activities.
- An activity log viewer with robust search and filtering capabilities that quickly locate and display relevant messages to assist you in diagnosing failures and other issues.
- A Replication Settings dialog box that simplifies configuration and setup of client node replication, which can eliminate the need for tape transportation and storage.
How to Purchase
SSC can be purchased as a standalone product for existing TSM environments or as part of a STORServer appliance solution. The powerful combination of SSC and TSM ensures a highly disaster-tolerant environment for corporate data, while simplifying the administration tasks associated with data protection.