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Verify CAD Operation (EZ-Backup)

This article applies to: EZ-Backup


Use this procedure to verify that the Client Acceptor Daemon is operating properly.

  1. Verify that the CAD process is running.
    • Macintosh: Using the Activity Monitor, viewing All Processes, verify that the dsmcad process is listed
    • Windows: Start the Services Manager, and verify that the following two services are listed as shown:
      Name Status Startup Type
      TSM Client Acceptor Started Automatic
      TSM Client Scheduler Manual
  2. Verify the existence of the dsmwebcl.log and dsmsched.log
    • Macintosh: will be in /Library/Logs/tivoli Folder (note: NOT the /Users/Library/Logs/tivoli folder)
    • Windows: will be in C:\Program Files\Tivoli\TSM\baclient directory
  3. Using a text editor, open the dsmwebcl.log, and verify text like the following
    05/20/2011 18:44:09 (dsmcad) IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
    05/20/2011 18:44:09 (dsmcad) Client Acceptor - Built Feb 24 2011 15:00:03
    05/20/2011 18:44:09 (dsmcad) Version 6, Release 2, Level 2.2
    05/20/2011 18:44:09 (dsmcad) ANS3000I TCP/IP communications available on port 49472
    05/20/2011 18:44:10 (dsmcad) Dsmcad is working in Webclient Schedule mode
    05/20/2011 18:44:10 (dsmcad) ANS3000I HTTP communications available on port 1581
    05/20/2011 18:44:10 (dsmcad) Command will be executed
    in 1 minute.
    05/20/2011 18:44:10 (dsmcad) Time remaining until execution:
    Executing scheduled command now.
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Next operation scheduled:
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) ------------------------------------------------------------
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Schedule Name: DAILY.INCR.11.3
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Action: Incremental
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Objects
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Options
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Server Window Start 11:00:00 on 05/21/2011
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) ------------------------------------------------------------
    05/20/2011 18:45:21 (dsmcad) Command will be executed
    in 12 hours
    
  4. Using a text editor, open the dsmsched.log, and verify text like the following
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Scheduler has been started by Dsmcad.
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 TSM Backup-Archive Client Version 6, Release 2, Level 2.2   
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Querying server for next scheduled event.
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Node Name: YOUR.NODENAME
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Session established with server ADSM1: AIX
    05/20/2011 18:45:13   Server Version 6, Release 2, Level 2.0
    05/20/2011 18:45:13   Data compression forced on by the server
    05/20/2011 18:45:13   Server date/time: 05/20/2011 14:45:02  Last access: 05/20/2011 14:45:00
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 --- SCHEDULEREC QUERY BEGIN
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 --- SCHEDULEREC QUERY END
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Next operation scheduled:
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 ------------------------------------------------------------
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Schedule Name:         DAILY.INCR.11.3
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Action:                Incremental
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Objects:               
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Options:               
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Server Window Start:   11:00:00 on 05/21/2011
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 ------------------------------------------------------------
    05/20/2011 18:45:13 Scheduler has been stopped.
    
  5. If all these check out, the CAD is operating properly! If any fail, please contact the EZ-Backup team for more help.

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