connect two tsm servers to the same library

Ok, here we go..

we have our old tsm 5.5 server connected to a ta3310 library working properly... no we have installed a new tsm 6.3 server and we need to connect it to the same library..so, the questions are:

- As seems to be impossible to connect both tsm's to the same library, we wanted to know if it's  possible to connect new tsm server v6.3 through tsm v5.5 to access the library?
 
- Is possible, would like to know a documentation to do it.
sminfoAsked:
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max_the_kingCommented:
Hi,
tsm server must be physically connected to the library so i'd say you can't do that.

However, should you make it to partition a library into two logical libraries and assign each one a set of drives, a single library might be shared by 2 tsm servers.

If your library is IBM TS3310, here is a link with documentation:
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/be/storage/tape/ts3310/

hope this helps
max
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sminfoAuthor Commented:
hi.. sorry the delay max...

So, it seems there's no way to connect on TSM server through the other who owns the library?

Maybe I was wrong but I think I read something about it ....
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max_the_kingCommented:
Well, you might do a TSM "server to server" configuration, but i believe it is a different concept from what you firstly asked: "it's  possible to connect new tsm server v6.3 through tsm v5.5 to access the library?".
Basically, with a server-to-server configuration you'll be able to configure copypools, export nodes, replicate nodes etc., between tsm servers, but i don't know if it will be useful to your needs.
Just to have a quick view of this type of configuration, you may want to watch the following:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu6yOw2_qbA
If you think it suits your needs, you'll have to go deep inside to read and understand the implications of such a configuration.
Should your final target be to replace the old tsm with a new one, then you might consider an upgrade of the server to a new machine (it is well documented on ibm website) and connect your 3310 to the new server.
If it is that you want to do, then you may want to read the following:
http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tsminfo/v6r4/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.itsm.srv.upgrd.doc%2Fc_srv_upgrd_process.html

hope this helps
max
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sminfoAuthor Commented:
OK max... I'll take a look...thanks..
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