Getting Started with IBM i File System

Review each of the topics to get started with IBM i file system. Some of the steps require administrative knowledge of IBM i and must be implemented by or with assistance from an IBM i expert.

Step 1: Review Requirements

Review the following requirements:



Step 2: Install the Commvault Package

If your backup administrator has not already installed the Commvault package, then you must install it.

For more information, see Installing the Commvault Package.

Step 3: Obtain Your User Credentials Information

Obtain the following information from your backup administrator:

  • The Command Center URL

  • Your Command Center user credentials

Step 4: Log on to the Command Center

Access the Command Center by using the URL that was displayed on the installation completion page, or that you received from your backup administrator.

Step 5: Complete the Core Setup Wizard

Configure core information by completing the Core Setup Wizard.

Step 6: Complete the IBM i File Server Application Setup Wizard

Configure the IBM i file server application by completing the Setup Wizard for the IBM i Application.

Step 7: To Configure IBM i VTL, Install VTL on the Linux Access Node

Install VTL on the Linux access node.

For more information, see Installing VTL on the Linux Access Node.

Step 8: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Create a backup set.

  2. Create a subclient.

  3. Determine the alerts that you want the software to trigger.

    For information on how to configure alerts, see Creating an Alert Definition.

Step 9: Perform Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Perform a backup.

  2. Perform a restore.