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ANS2050E TSM needs to prompt for the password but cannot prompt because the process is running in the background.

Always drives me crazy, seems one day my Tivoli backups stop working and we have to enter the password again, this usually causes the service to stop working with the error that is the title of this article.

IF this occurs, do the following;

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Install TSM/Tivoli Service on a Microsoft Cluster

Use this to install a TSM serviceĀ  on a Microsoft cluster.

dsmcutil install SCHEDuler /name:"tsm" /clientdir:"c:\Program Files\tivoli\tsm\baclient" /optfile:x:\dsm.opt /node:TSMNODE /password:TSMNODEPASS /validate:yes /autostart:yes /startnow:yes /clusternode:yes /clustername:MSCLUSTERNAME

The above will install a service named tsm on the current active node of the MS Cluster instance. The opt file is on the x drive, the Tivoli node name is TSMNODE and uses the TSMNODEPASS

The system is expected to be part of a cluster and the cluster name is MSCLUSTERNAME.