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TSM 6.3.x and 6.4.x for OS X - Configuration

Note: During installation, you may need to enter your TSM node name and server name. You can find this information in the email confirmation from the Help Desk of your TSM registration.

  1. Go to the TSM Download Option File page, select your TSM nodename OS and click Download File.
    Download TSM option file page

    Result: The file containing the TSM 6 options files downloads as
    downloaded zip file

  2. If the .zip file does not unzip itself, double-click the .zip file to extract the contents. Double-click on the new tsmopts folder.
    unzipped folder containing option files

  3. Select the two files inside this folder named dsm.opt and dsm.sys.
    TSM option files selected

  4. Move these two files to the /Library/Preferences/Tivoli Storage Manager directory on your Mac (as seen in the video linked below).
    TSM options files moved to the proper location
    Result: You have completed the installation and configuration of TSM on your Mac.

Configuration video (QuickTime is required.)

For additional information about TSM, consult the MIT TSM readme file in the Tivoli Storage Manager folder.

If you have questions, contact the IS&T Help Desk.

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April 26, 2016

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