Bucky Backup - Download, Install, and Configure the Bucky Backup Client (Mac)

This document explains how to download, install, and configure DoIT's Bucky Backup client, Lite or Enterprise, for Mac OS X.

Before you can start using the Bucky Backup Client (Lite or Enterprise), you must download, install and configure the client:

Note: This document assumes you have already registered for Bucky Backup. If you have not done that yet, please see: Bucky Backup - Getting Started.

  1. Download the Bucky Backup Client
  2. Install the Bucky Backup Client on Mountain Lion
  3. Install the Bucky Backup Client (Snow Leopard and Lion)
  4. Configure the Bucky Backup Client for the First Time

Download the Bucky Backup Client

  1. Download the latest version of the Bucky Backup Client:

Install the Bucky Backup Client on Mountain Lion

Note: Mountain Lion added a new feature that changes the way you need to run the installer for the Bucky Backup client. This only impacts users using Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and newer.

  1. If you try to run the Tivoli Storage Manager.mpkg installer you will get an error stating that the installer can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer. Click OK.

    mt lion error

  2. To successfully start the installer you will need to hold Control + mouse click on the Tivoli Storage Manager.mpkg. This will bring up a menu of options. Click Open.

    control click installer

  3. You should now see a message asking if you are sure you want to open the installer. Click Open.

    open installer

  4. The rest of the installation process is the same as Snow Leopard and Lion. Please continue the instructions starting at step 2 in the below section "Install the Bucky Backup Client (Snow Leopard and Lion)".

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Install the Bucky Backup Client (Snow Leopard and Lion)

  1. Run the Tivoli Storage Manager.mpkg installer. An installation wizard will launch.

    installer

  2. At the Introduction section, click Continue.

    intro section

  3. After reading the Read Me section, click Continue.

    readme

  4. At the Installation Type section, you can choose a different install location by clicking Change Install Location, choose Customize to do a custom install of Bucky Backup, or simply click Install to accept the defaults.

    installation type screen

    select a destination

    custom install screen

  5. You will be asked for your Mac OS X administrative username and password.

    prompt for user name and password

  6. The install will begin. Once it has completed, click Close.

    install successful

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Configure the Bucky Backup Client for the First Time

  1. Find the Tivoli Storage Manager folder on your computer. Usually located in your Applications folder.
    • Note: If you are an existing user, make sure to find the new version you just installed.

    tsm tools for admins

  2. Open TSM Tools for Administrators (not Tivoli Storage Manager).
  3. Select Tivoli Storage Manager in the window that appears and click OK.

    tivoli storage maanger

  4. If this is the first time TSM Backup has run, you will be taken through the TSM Client Configuration Wizard.
    • Note: If you already have a previous version of the software installed, your existing settings can be imported.
  5. To start the configuration process, click Next on the TSM Client Options File Configuration Wizard.

    tsm client config wizard

  6. At the Options File Task section, click Next to create a new options file.
    • Note: If you are an existing Bucky Backup user, you can import from an existing options file.

    options file

  7. At the TSM Client Node Name section, enter the Node Name you received via email when you registered for the Bucky Backup service. Click Next.
  8. example email

    node name

  9. At the TSM Client/Server Communications section, choose TCP/IP and click Next.

    tcp/ip

  10. At the TCP/IP Options section, enter your Bucky Backup Server Address and Port Number, which you received via email when you registered for the Bucky Backup service. Click Next.
    • Note: The Bucky Backup servers and associated ports are:

      Bucky Backup Enterprise Server Addresses Bucky Backup Enterprise Port Numbers
      bucky1.doit.wisc.edu 1499
      bucky2.doit.wisc.edu 1500
      bucky3.doit.wisc.edu 1501
      bucky4.doit.wisc.edu 1502
      bucky5.doit.wisc.edu 1503
      bucky6.doit.wisc.edu 1504

       

      Bucky Backup Lite Server Addresses
      Bucky Backup Lite Port Numbers
      bl1.doit.wisc.edu 1501
      bl2.doit.wisc.edu
      1502

       

       Bucky Backup Archive Server Addresses
      Bucky Backup Archive Port Numbers
       ba1.doit.wisc.edu  1501

    example email

    tcp/ip options

  11. You will have the option of modifying other settings, but please just accept the defaults for now and click Next at the TSM Server Stanza, Include/Exclude List, and Common File Exclusion sections.

    tsm server stanza

    include/exclude list

    common file exclusion

  12. At the Confirm and Apply your configuration section, click Apply.

    confirm and apply

  13. The TSM Login window will prompt you. Enter the password you used when you registered. Click Login.
    • Note: If you don't remember your password, please contact the DoIT Help Desk.

    login to tsm

  14. Click Finish. You will then see the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager window.

    complete config

    storage manager window

  15. In the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, click Edit --> Client Preferences.
  16. In the Authorization tab, choose the Password Generate radio button. Click OK.

    password generate

  17. Close the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.
  18. Open TSM Tools for Administrators (not Tivoli Storage Manager).
  19. Select Start the Client Acceptor Daemon in the window that appears and click OK.

    client acceptor daemon

  20. You will be asked for your Mac OS X administrative username and password. Click OK. You should then see a window notifying you that the Client Acceptor Daemon started succesfully. Click OK.

    admin cred

    acceptor started successfully

  21. The Bucky Backup client should now be configured and set to run at the scheduled time.
  22. For more information on how to run a manual backup, restore a file, or change basic settings please see: Bucky Backup - Basic Administration.

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Keywords:apple osx os x lion mountain lion yosemite mavericks back up installing Bucky Backup Lite Enterprise product overview information node change ADSM tivoli handling sign up configure TSM mac new user setup config change questions support client install signup   Doc ID:24615
Owner:Kevin K.Group:Systems Engineering
Created:2012-06-11 08:26 CDTUpdated:2016-09-26 13:20 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Systems Engineering
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