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MediaAgent - Support

Features

The following table provides a list of features that are supported by MediaAgent.

Features

Windows MediaAgents

Unix MediaAgents

Alternate Data Paths (GridStor)

Streams

Offline Content Indexing

 

Data Multiplexing

Data Encryption

Optimized LAN Backups

Deduplication

 See: Deduplication - Support

Deduplication to Tape (Silo Storage) for more information.

Note: Auxiliary copy operations can be performed between any two MediaAgents, regardless of their Operating System.

Agents

Most Agents are supported by all MediaAgents. However the following table lists Agents and the corresponding MediaAgents that support these Agents. (Agents not mentioned in this list are supported by all MediaAgents.)

Note that the following table does not provide a comprehensive list of supported platforms for each agent. See System Requirements for information on the platforms supported by the individual Agents.

Agents

Windows MediaAgents

Unix MediaAgents

Notes

Active Directory

 

Exchange Compliance Archiver

 

 

Image Level iDataAgent

2

2. The Image Level iDataAgent on Unix can perform a File Level Restore only when the OS of the Client computer and the MediaAgent are the same.

MySQL iDataAgent

 

NDMP NAS Clients

 

Virtual Server iDataAgent

3

3. The Virtual Server iDataAgent on Unix can perform a File Level Restore only when the OS of the Client computer and the MediaAgent are the same.

Devices

The following table provides general guidelines on the devices supported by MediaAgents.

Devices

Windows MediaAgents

Unix MediaAgents

Notes

Direct-attached Libraries

 

Direct-attached Shared Libraries

 

Disk Libraries

GFS2 not supported. See GFS2 Support for more information.

Centera Clusters

 

 

Cloud Storage

See Cloud Storage - Support for supported cloud storage providers.

Stand-Alone Drives

 

Blind Libraries (Libraries without a barcode reader)

 

SAN-DDS Libraries

 

STK libraries attached to ACSLS Server

Direct-attached

5

5. Supported on Solaris MediaAgents

SAN DDS

6

6

6.With at least one Windows or Solaris MediaAgent

Removable Disk Drives

7

7. Supported on Linux MediaAgents

PnP (Plug and Play) Disk Libraries

 

 

Note: Contact your software provider, for a list of supported storage devices (libraries, drives, media and SAN devices) and compatible SCSI cards.

Last modified: 12/21/2017 8:01:52 PM