TSMExplorer enable to effectively manage data, efficiently solve problems, analyze and optimize process of IBM Spectrum Protect Servers.

The application has three main functions.

Control function

This is a user-friendly web application, which allows to completely replace the console control and makes the job of IBM Spectrum Protect administrators much easier.

The main advantages are:

  • The centralized web interface. Work from any location!
  • Easy installation of the product.
  • Manage of multiple Spectrum Protect servers is carried out from a single point of entry
  • The solution runs on the platforms: Windows, Linux, OSX, AIX, Solaris
  • Low requirements of hardware resources
  • The solution allows even the less-advanced administrators and operators to manage the Spectrum Protect servers
  • Convenient schedules to provide key information
  • Distribution of management responsibilities for each administrator
  • Supports the latest versions of  IBM Spectrum Protect


Collector function
  • Monitoring and Alerting Service: This feature allows you to quickly notify administrators and operators about current problems or to change the threshold values ​​of the critical parameters of servers.
  • Reporting: The function allows at specified intervals to send reports on the state for  backup servers. Creating your own personal records
  • Spectrum Protect performance and analyze: Engaged in the collection of key data at specified intervals and storing it in a database. On the basis of these data, administrator can determine the dynamics of the behavior for servers, display graphics for some key parameters to forecast, plan a backup policy, to find performance bottlenecks in the TSM.
  • Long-term storage in the logs of all operations, performed by administrators and storage of critical configuration files of the server TSM
Remote control function IBM Spectrum Protect client

The third module is TSMExplorer Agent. This module is a lightweight agent, installed on clients’ hosts for a centralized Spectrum Protect client configuration management of TSMExplorer and has the following features:

  • Remote viewing and cleaning the client logs
  • Modification of the client configuration files and scripts
  • Remote management of dsmc, dsmcutil tools
  • View processes client’s status
  • View information about the host