[OpenAFS] Inquiry: Backing up OpenAFS with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)

Hans-Gunther Borrmann hans-gunther.borrmann@rz.uni-freiburg.de
Fri, 8 Oct 2004 15:17:59 +0200

On Thursday 07 October 2004 11:06, Christopher Odenbach wrote:
> Hi,
> at the University of Paderborn we are using OpenAFS on linux servers and
> Tivoli on a Solaris Box. We would like to backup our AFS space with tivoli,
> but unfortunately up to now IBM has only released an IBM AFS client for IBM
> AIX.
> I am actually in contact with IBM and have asked whether it would be
> possible to release a client for OpenAFS (on linux or solaris). As this
> does not seem to be too easy IBM wants to know if anybody else would be
> interested in such a connector.
> So I simply ask the question: Would anyone else be interested in an OpenAFS
> connector for Tivoli?

Definitely YES.

> How do other people manage their backups?

Our servers run still under AIX and I use butc and TSM 5.2
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