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TSM 6.1 for Mac OS X - Upgrade from a Previous Version

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During installation, you may need to enter your TSM node name and server name. If you are currently running an older version of TSM, look under Edit > Preferences > General for your node name and under Preferences > Communication for your TSM server name.

  1. Log on using a Mac OS X Administrator account.
  2. Close all previous versions of TSM Backup and Scheduler applications.
  3. On the MIT Software page, under Macintosh and Backup, select TSM 6. (Certificates required.)
    Result: The file containing the TSM 6 installer downloads as mit-tsm- dmg.


  1. Open the disk image file and launch the Tivoli Storage Manager.mpkg package.
    Note: Click Continue if asked if you are sure you want to continue.
    Result: The Welcome to the Tivoli Storage Manager Installer screen appears.
    Installer welcome screen

  2. Click Continue.
    Result: The Readme file appears. This file will be installed in your Applications > Tivoli Storage Manager folder.
    TSM readme

  3. Read, print, or save the Readme file, then click Continue
    Result: The Standard Install on "Macintosh HD" screen appears.
    Installation type screen

  4. Click Install.
    Result: The following screen appears.
    Enter user password

  5. Enter your Macintosh Administrator user name and password and click OK
    Result: The Configure TSM Settings screen appears.
    Configure seetings screen

  6. Confirm that your TSM node and server are correct and click Continue.
    Result: The Easy Install on "your Hard Drive" screen appears.
    Easy install screen

  7. Click Upgrade to perform the installation.
    Result: The Authenticate screen for the installer appears.
    Enter password screen

  8. Enter your OS X password and click OK
    Result: A list of the files to be installed and the installation location appear. The default location is your Applications folder.
    Installation progress bar

    Note: The TSM folder in the Applications folder is now called Tivoli Storage Manager and the Application itself is called TSM Tools for Administrators.
  9. Click Continue.
    Result: A screen appears confirming that TSM was successfully installed.
    Installation successful message

  10. Click Close.

Additional Help

For additional information about TSM, check the MIT TSM readme file in the Tivoli Storage Manager Application folder.
If you have questions, contact the Service Desk

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April 25, 2016

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