Preinstallation Checklist for Advanced Indexing Pack

The Advanced Indexing Pack includes software packages that are required to enable file indexing and visualization for the Virtual Server Agent.

Use this preinstallation checklist to prepare the computer where the Advanced Indexing Pack will be installed and to gather all of the information you will need during the installation.

Verify System Requirements

Verify that the computer where you will install the Advanced Indexing Pack satisfies the minimum requirements. For more information, see Advanced Indexing Pack: System Requirements.

Verify License Requirements

The Advanced Indexing Pack does not require a license to install.

Determine the Installation Location

Based on your environment, install the Advanced Indexing Pack on an appropriate computer. The computer must be able to connect to the Web Server computer.

Additional Packages Installed with the Advanced Indexing Pack

Use the following table to review the packages that are automatically selected during the Advanced Indexing Pack installation.

Packages Automatically Selected


File System Core


High Availability Computing


Index Gateway


Index Store


Storage Accelerator


Gather Installation Data

Refer to the items in this section to gather the information that you will need during the installation. Record the information before you begin installing the software, so you can refer to it during the installation.

Commvault package to install

Install the Advanced Indexing Pack package, which is listed under the Tools category.


If the File System Agent is not installed on the computer, the File System Core and File System packages are automatically installed with the package that you selected. The File System Agent will not consume any licenses.

To gather the required information for the File System Agent, refer to the Gather Installation Data section in the Preinstallation Checklist for the Windows File System Agent.

Client computer details

If the File System Agent or another package is already installed on the computer, you are not required to gather all the computer details again. The level of detail depends on how the package you selected is installed, as follows:

  • For installations using the CommCell Console, the installation program requests only the name of the client computer.

  • For installations using the installation package, the installation program reads the details from the previous installation.

Web Server Client Name

During installation, you are prompted to select a client with the Web Server package installed.