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TSM Monitor

TSM monitor is a Web application written in PHP to help TSM administrators quickly get reports and health status information from their TSM servers. It generates its content dynamically so one can easily add or modify queries to adapt the application to one’s own needs. It features customizable queries, a dynamically generated navigation menu, an overview page with traffic light logic, graphical timetable charts for queries with start and end time (like backups and schedules), multiple servers, login protection (authentication against a default TSM server), and result caching for better performance.

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Recent releases

  •  22 Jun 2009 22:07

    Release Notes: This beta release is a complete redesign of the original TSM Monitor. Instead of polling your TSM servers directly, it collect data from your TSM servers and stores it into its own database. The benefits are faster response times, long term archival of your data, snapshots, and TSM server independence. Other new features are PDF export, an admin back end, and GUI improvements.

    •  09 Apr 2009 14:52

      Release Notes: Graphical timetables are now browsable, so you can go back in time. Graphical tape mount history has been added. There are smaller enhancements like colored bars that represent success or failure of a schedule/backup. There are some bugfixes.

      •  26 Feb 2009 10:01

        Release Notes: Bugs were fixed. People having the “empty fields” problem should now get more detailed information about the cause of the problem.

        •  13 Feb 2009 18:34

          Release Notes: Serverlist has an alternative to the server drop down box for environments with many servers. You can sort query result tables by column dynamically. There is a small infobox in the sidebar that explains the current query. Queries like “show me all backups of node xyz” are now possible with dynamically modified queries through a search field. The Traffic Light System provides visualization of different states in query results.

          •  30 Jan 2009 22:22

            Release Notes: Configuration files are written in XML. The navigation menu can easily be customized. User authentication against a TSM server to control access to the TSM monitor. Queries and their results can be cached to improve performance. Queries can be edited online in your browser. Changes are not yet persistent, but it comes in handy while implementing new queries.


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