System Requirements - NAS iDataAgent

The following requirements are for the NAS iDataAgent:

File Server Operating System

The following table lists the supported File Server versions for each vendor:

Vendor Supported File Server

BlueArc

Up to 12.3

Dell Compellent FS

1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Dell Equallogic FS

1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Dell PowerVault NX

1.0, 2.0, 3.0

EMC Celerra

DARTOS 5.5, 5.6, 6.0

EMC VNX & VNX2

7.0, 7.1, 8.1

EMC VNXe

2.0 to 2.4 and 3.0 to 3.1

Hitachi Data Ingestor

File OS 3, 4, and 6.

Hitachi Virtual File Platform

File OS 3, 4, and 6.

Hitachi NAS Platform F

File OS 3, 4, and 6.

Hitachi HNAS

Up to 12.5

HP StoreAll Storage

6.3, 6.5

IBM N-Series

ONTAP 7.0 to 9.0 (7-Mode and Cluster-Mode)

*Visible as a NetApp client.

IBM Sonas

1.5

IBM Storewize V7000 Unified

1.5

Imation Nexsan

UNITY 1.1, NST 3.3

Isilon

7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 8.0

*The EMC Isilon Backup Accelerator is supported for NDMP backups.

NetApp

ONTAP 7.0 to 9.0 (7-Mode and Cluster-Mode)

NexentaStor

4.0.3, 4.0.4

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

ak-2009.09.01*

2010.02.09*

2010.08.17*

2011.04.24

2013.06.05*

Stratus

3.0

SUN 5320

4.22M11

1 The dump.pathnode setting must be set to yes. This setting is required so that restores from incremental backups have the necessary information to complete. Consult with SUN concerning on how to enable this setting.

Hard Disk

No minimum disk space requirement for installing the software.
All required components are installed automatically with the MediaAgent software. There is no separate software to install for NAS Clients. See System Requirements - MediaAgent for information on install information specific to the MediaAgent.

2% of the backup size in free disk space is required for the job results directory. For example, if the backup is 40 GB, then you must have 0.8 GB of free space for the job results directory.

256 MB of free disk space is required for log directory.

MediaAgent Operating System

Only MediaAgents with the following operating systems can be used when performing data protection operations with NAS agent data:

  • AIX
  • Linux (except Itanium varieties)
  • Solaris
  • Windows
See System Requirements - MediaAgent for information on specific versions supported with these operating systems.

Miscellaneous

File Server

If media changers and/or tape drives are attached to the file server, all hardware (including the SAN networking hardware) must be of a type supported by the file server.

Microsoft Visual C++

The following Redistributable Packages are installed automatically. Multiple versions of the package can be installed on the same computer.

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package

DISCLAIMER

Third-party maintenance (minor) releases or service packs that are supported by the Commvault software may not be listed in our System Requirements. When possible, Commvault provides information on any known issues related to these minor releases or service packs. In some cases, these minor releases or service packs affect how the Commvault software works. Commvault software may experience changes in functionality as the result of the third-party minor release or service pack. These changes are beyond the control of Commvault. Platforms that are supported in the current version of Commvault software may not be supported in earlier versions of the software. Contact your software provider to ensure that third-party minor releases or service packs are compatible with the Commvault software.

Additional considerations regarding minimum requirements and End-of-Life policies from third-party vendors also apply.