Starting the TSM server in Maintainance mode

staring with TSM 7 you can start a TSM intance in maintainance mode which suppresses client session, automatically starting scripts …

  • starting the instance as root-q indicates the quite mode, so without an admin shell
    /opt/tivoli/tsm/server/bin/rc.dsmserv -u <USER> -i <Instance Home> -q MAINT
  • starting the instance as root – the missing of -q indicates the console mode, so with an admin shell in the foreground
    /opt/tivoli/tsm/server/bin/rc.dsmserv -u <USER> -i <Instance Home> MAINT