How to Download and Install IBM Storage Manager 10 for DS3500
IBM Storage Manager 10 is a software application that allows you to manage and configure your IBM DS3500 storage systems. With IBM Storage Manager 10, you can create and manage logical drives, arrays, hosts, and mappings, as well as monitor the health and performance of your storage subsystems.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install IBM Storage Manager 10 for DS3500 on a Windows Server 2003 or 2008 system.
To download IBM Storage Manager 10 for DS3500, you need to visit the IBM Support website and search for the file ibm_sw_ds3k_10353540_winsrvr_x86-64.zip. This is the latest version of IBM Storage Manager 10 for Windows Server 2003 and 2008 (64-bit) as of April 2023[^1^]. You can also use this link to access the download page directly: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-ds3000-storage-manager-v10353540-microsoft-windows-server-20032008-64-bit-ibm-system-storage.
On the download page, you will see three files: ibm_sw_ds3000_10353540_winsrvr_x86-64.chg, ibm_sw_ds3k_10353540_winsrvr_x86-64.txt, and ibm_sw_ds3k_10353540_winsrvr_x86-64.zip. The first file contains the change history for the IBM Storage Manager 10, the second file contains the readme information, and the third file contains the actual installer package. You need to download all three files to your system.
Step 2: Extract IBM Storage Manager 10
After downloading the files, you need to extract the installer package from the zip file. To do this, you can use any zip extraction tool such as WinZip or 7-Zip. Right-click on the zip file and select \"Extract All\" or \"Extract Here\". You will see a folder named IBM_DS3000_Storage_Manager_Installer_v10.35.35.40_Windows_x86-64 containing several files and subfolders.
Step 3: Install IBM Storage Manager 10
To install IBM Storage Manager 10 for DS3500, you need to run the setup.exe file from the extracted folder. Double-click on the setup.exe file and follow the instructions on the screen. You will need to accept the license agreement, choose a destination folder, and select the components to install. The components include:
Storage Manager Client: This is the main application that allows you to manage your DS3500 storage systems.
Storage Manager Command Line Interface (SMCLI): This is an optional component that allows you to perform management tasks using command-line commands.
Storage Manager Monitor: This is an optional component that runs in the background and monitors your DS3500 storage systems for critical events.
Storage Manager Recovery Guru: This is an optional component that helps you diagnose and recover from storage subsystem failures.
Storage Manager Help: This is an optional component that provides online help for IBM Storage Manager 10.
You can choose to install all or some of these components depending on your needs. After selecting the components, click Next and wait for the installation to complete. You may need to restart your system after the installation.
Step 4: Launch IBM Storage Manager 10
To launch IBM Storage Manager 10 for DS3500, you can use one of these methods:
Click on Start > All Programs > IBM DS3000 > Storage Manager Client.
Double-click on the Storage Manager Client icon 0efd9a6b88