1. Installing the TSM Client
The HFS TSM package should run automatically; if it does not, then browse to the downloaded file at
/Users/yourusername/Downloadsand double-click on it.
In newer versions of Safari, you can also click on the download icon in the top-right corner of Safari which displays a list of downloads:
Double-click on the downloaded file in the download list.
The installer launches as shown below:
Optionally, to confirm that the package is digitally signed by the University of Oxford, click the padlock (certificate in Snow Leopard) in the top-right corner. This displays the certificate details:
Installbutton; this launches the installation process, which requires administrative authorisation as below:
It is important to enter the name and password of an administrative account on your local machine. You are not being asked for your TSM password at this point. Clicking
OKwill then launch the installation process proper. The client software will be installed in the folder
Tivoli Storage Managerunder
The installation continues. After a short while, you will be prompted first for your
TSM nodenameand then for your
TSM password- these were configured during HFS registration. If you can't remember your nodename or password, go to the Self-Registration Page where you will see your registered nodename and will be able to reset your TSM password if necessary.
TSM nodenameand click
You will then be prompted for the
TSM password. Fill it in and click
OK. (If the nodename is not recognised you will be prompted to go to the Self-Registration Home Page where you will see your registered nodename and will be able to reset your TSM password if necessary.)
Next you will now be prompted as to whether you want to run the scheduled backup service. If you intend to perform automatic scheduled backups in your allotted scheduled backup slot, then click
The installer will now inform you that it is about to configure the TSM client. Click
It may appear to be doing nothing for a while as shown below - please be patient for a couple of minutes.
If this is successful you will see the following dialogue box.
Alternatively, if there has been a problem configuring the client you will see a dialogue box with details. In either case clicking OK completes the installation. Now that the installation is complete, you can click on
Closeto close the installation window:
Please now proceed to the next section to run an initial backup.
2. Running an Initial Backup of your System
It is important to ensure that you run an initial manual backup of your machine for the following reasons:
- To verify connectivity between your client and the HFS server
- To verify that the software is working correctly
- To ensure that we receive your data correctly
- To ensure that any issues can be addressed as soon as possible.
Now please follow these instructions to run through the initial backup.
3. Frequently Asked Questions
Had problems during the installation process? Read these FAQs to assist you with completing the installation