Changing the Network Protocol Used for Downloading Software from the CommCell Console

You can change the network protocol used for downloading software using the CommCell Console.

By default, when you download Commvault software by using the CommCell Console, the software is downloaded using the HTTPs protocol from the Commvault download server ( or


You cannot download older release updates using the CommCell Console.

Based on your organization's network requirements, you can configure download operations to use either HTTPS or HTTP, which both enforce secure communications.

Before You Begin

For the network protocol that you want to use, make sure that the CommServe computer has open connections to the respective software repository.


  1. From the CommCell Console ribbon, on the Home tab, click Control Panel.

    The Control Panel window appears.

  2. Under Maintenance, click Internet Options.

    The Internet Options dialog box appears.

  3. On the Download Software tab, click the Software Download Protocol based on your network requirements.

  4. Click OK.

    The next time you download the software, the download operation will use the protocol that you selected.