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Tivoli Storage Manager Client


Tivoli Storage Manager Client is a software program developed by Tivoli. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 1.81 MB (1,896,960 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tivoli.com/products/index/storage_mgr
Help link: www.tivoli.com/support/handbook
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tivoli\tsm\baclient
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DF4DEA27-B670-4330-ACCF-354055624EA5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tivoli Storage Manager Client

  • ad_dll.dll (by IBM) - Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM Active Directory DLL)
  • dsc30enu.dll (by IBM) - TSM Backup/Archive Client U.S. English Language Support
  • dsm.exe - TSM Backup/Archive GUI Client
  • dsmagent.exe - TSM AGENT Client
  • dsmc.exe - TSM Backup/Archive Command Line Client
  • dsmcad.exe - TSM CAD Client
  • dsmcperf.dll - TSM Extensible Performance Counter DLL
  • dsmcsvc.dll - TSM Scheduler Service client DLL
  • dsmcsvc.exe - TSM Scheduler Service client
  • dsmcutil.exe - TSM Scheduler Service Configuration Utility
  • dsmw2k.dll - TSM Windows 2000 Dynamic Link Library
  • ntcons.exe - TSM Trace Console Client DLL
  • skitstub.dll - TSM SSL Toolkit DLL
  • tsmjbbd.exe - TSM Journal Based Backup Daemon
  • tsmjbbmr.dll - TSM Journal Based Backup Message Resource
  • certutil.exe
  • mkkfe.exe
  • setloc1.dll
  • wwwsexp.dll
  • wwwss.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • dsmcsvc.exe runs as a service named 'TSM BACKUP SCHEDULER' (TSM BACKUP SCHEDULER).

How do I remove Tivoli Storage Manager Client?

Quickly and completely remove Tivoli Storage Manager Client from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Tivoli Storage Manager Client from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Tivoli Storage Manager Client, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Tivoli Storage Manager Client.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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