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

Rainer Laatsch Laatsch@rrz.Uni-Koeln.DE
Wed, 20 Oct 2004 09:42:08 +0200 (MET DST)

At University of Cologne, we currently do AFS backup into TSM running under AIX.
We are going to buy TSM under Linux and need AFS backup functionality there 
Best regards / Mit freundlichem Gruss
Rainer Laatsch
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> Christopher Odenbach <odenbach@zitmail.uni-paderborn.de> writes:
> > 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.
> We have the same seup Linux AFS-servers and Solaris TSM-server.
> We are very intressted in a product from IBM that would backup my
> AFS-cell in a more supported way.
> Right now we do full and incementel volume-dumps which we archive into
> TSM, its all homegrown perl. You can have it if you want it ...
> /Jimmy