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TSM Disaster Recovery Question

TSM Disaster Recovery Question

TSM Disaster Recovery Question



I seem to have a huge problem. We setup a TSM Server for our network which controls 5 AIX machines over a SAN connection and an Ultrium 3582 library a little while ago.

Every night we take an online backup of each system, and an offline backup on sundays. There are storage pools for every machine we backup. (so, at least a tape for each machine), and a archive log backup for each machine (another tape for each machine).

What we want to do is, everyday, copy the nightly backups into one tape and send it to our disaster recovery center. But if I do one-to-one exact copies of each tape, then there are 10 tapes that are going to travel to the disaster recovery center. I want to be able to send just one tape. Can anyone help me set up such a strategy?

I aim:

-One tape for all 5 machines and their archive logs (one pool maybe?)
-Easy recovery. (we dont have the exact same systems in the DR center)

I`d be grateful if you guys can supply me with some information on this subject. Thanks in advance,


RE: TSM Disaster Recovery Question

how many tape drives do you have?

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