TSM Client: Service Script for Solaris 10

Today I’ve been fighting with Solaris 10 and the SMF Manifest (others would call it init-script …). Since I wanted to do it the proper way (I could have used a “old-style” init-script, but I didn’t wanna ..), I ended up combing the interweb for examples .. As it turns out, not even IBM has documented a way, on how to do this.

In the end this is what I’ve come up with:

However, in order to get the scheduler client working on Solaris, I had to create a little helper script in /opt/tivoli/tsm/client/ba/bin named dsmc.helper:

With that, I was able to automate the TSM Scheduler Client startup on Solaris.

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