Backing up your data to the HFS: an introduction to TSM - postgraduates and staff only
Course Details and Schedule
The Hierarchical File Server (HFS) is a university-wide backup service, open to all postgraduates and all staff. This course will give you an introduction to backing up your data to the HFS, using Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) software. You will learn about the different types of backup account for which you can register; how to install TSM; and how to back up and restore your data.
See below for course schedule
HFS account types
Restoring your data
Checking your backup account's status on the IT Services registration pages
Postgraduates and staff. The HFS is not open to undergraduates.
No prior knowledge required.
Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Windows, Mac or Linux, and TSM
Presentation with practical exercises
As part of the practical element of this course, you are welcome to bring their own laptop and set up TSM for backup on it. You may then back up some of your data as part of the course. We will send you a short pre-course questionaire to complete once you have signed up.