Installing Commvault Tools

You can install Commvault tools by using the CommCell Console or the installation package that was created from the Download Manager application.

Before You Begin

Collect the information that is required during the installation. Refer to the preinstallation checklist of the tool that you want to install:

Choose the Installation Method

Use one of the following methods to install the tools that you need:

  • Remote installations, where you use the CommCell Console to install the software remotely on one or more computers. Only supported for the External Data Connector.

    For instructions, see Installing Commvault Remotely Using the CommCell Console.

  • Local installations, where you use the installation package to install the software locally on a computer.

    Based on your computer's operating system, see installing Commvault locally on Windows or UNIX.

What to Do Next

  • Review the post installation tasks that you might have to perform to complete the installation:

    • Add Commvault to the Windows Firewall Exclusion List

      If you did not add the Commvault programs and services to the Windows Firewall exclusion list during the installation, you can add them later by using a batch file. For more information, see Configuring Windows Firewall to Allow CommCell Communication.

    • Complete Firewall Configurations

      If you configured firewall settings during the installation, you must complete additional firewall configurations from the CommCell Console. For more information, see Firewall: Overview.

  • Refer to the following sections to get started with the tool that you installed: