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TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager) lets you back up and restore files to and from your server machine, over the MIT network or via the Internet, to a secure server that IS&T manages.

How to Obtain


 TSM is available to MIT students, faculty, and staff for use on server machines only.


TSM accepts new registrations for server machine backups only. To back up your desktop or laptop, download and register for a CrashPlan account.

Download TSM 7.1 for 64-bit Windows



About this Version 

TSM 7.x for Windows known issues

System requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 2008 server; Windows 7 and 8
  • Memory: 128 MB
  • Disk space: 100 MB
  • Additional requirements:
    • Network connection
    • Nodename and password. Register online or contact the IS&T Service Desk to register for TSM service. A consultant will email you an assigned TSM nodename and password.
    • MIT account (SAP cost object) or MIT student ID number to be billed monthly.