Restrictions for Using TSM for Versions Smaller than 7.5

For versions 7.5 and above there are no restrictions on backing up and restoring MaxDB database systems using the TSM backup tool. The following restrictions apply to any previous versions:

The available MaxDB database tools are specified for each version.

MaxDB Versions and Tools for Backups and Restores with TSM

Version

Build No.

Available MaxDB Tools

7.4.03

from 000

Database Manager CLI, Database Manager GUI

from 002

Also Web DBM

7.4.02

from 000

Database Manager CLI, Database Manager GUI

from 011

Also Web DBM

7.3.32

from 000

Database Manager CLI,
Database Manager GUI (Backups only)
*

7.3.00

from 000

Database Manager CLI,
Database Manager GUI (Backups only)
*

from 015

Database Manager CLI, Database Manager GUI

from 025

Also Web DBM

7.2.05

from 000

Database Manager CLI,
Database Manager GUI (Backups only)
*

* You can use this version of the Database Manager GUI only for creating backups and not for restoring purposes. However, if you have installed a newer version of the Database Manager GUI that supports the restore function (7.4.03, for example), you can also restore databases that have an older version (7.2.05, for example), since this database tool is downward compatible.

See also:

Restrictions for Parallel Backups and Restores with TSM Versions Smaller than 7.5