Configuring Simpana SharePoint Content Management

You must configure Simpana SharePoint Content Management before you can archive and back up data. To configure SharePoint Content Management, complete the following tasks on the SharePoint and the Simpana servers in the order listed:

  1. Enable Simpana SharePoint Content Management from SharePoint Central Administration

    After you install the Simpana SharePoint Content Management agent, you can configure it from the SharePoint Central Administration page.

    For more information, see Enabling Simpana SharePoint Content Management from SharePoint Central Administration.

  2. Configure advanced options from SharePoint Central Administration

    You can also configure advanced options from the SharePoint Central Administration page.

    For step-by-step instructions, see:

    Deleting Orphaned BLOBs Using RBS Maintainer

    Migrating Data from the Content Database

    Scheduling Migration of Data from the Content Database

    Viewing All Job Schedules

  3. Configure backups for SharePoint data that is managed by Simpana SharePoint Content Management

    You can back up the web-application data, content database, and BLOB data using the Simpana SharePoint Server agent.

    For more information, see Configuring a Subclient to Back Up SharePoint Data.

  4. Configure the archival of SharePoint data that is managed by Simpana SharePoint Content Management

    You can archive the SharePoint externalized data from the CommCell Console after enabling and configuring the archiving rules.

    For more information, see:

    Enabling Archiving for SharePoint Backup Data

    Configuring Archiving Rules for SharePoint Backup Data

  5. Configure advanced subclient settings

    Configure advanced settings for Simpana SharePoint Content Management-enabled subclient from the subclient properties.

    For step-by-step instructions, see:

    Running Processes before or after Data Protection Jobs

    Enabling Deduplication

    Disabling Backup on the Subclient

    Configuring Software Compression for Data Transfer

    Configuring Available Network Resources for Data Transfer