Prerequisites for Metallic Cloud Storage Service

The following prerequisites are needed to setup Metallic Cloud Storage Service as a storage target on Commvault software:

CommServe Server Version

The following minimum version is required for the CommServe server:

Metallic Cloud Storage Service Type

Minimum CommServe Version

Global Cloud

Commvault V11 with Feature Release 21 (11.21.10 or later)

Government Cloud

Commvault V11 with Feature Release 24 (11.24.17 or later)

MediaAgent Version

The following minimum version is required for the MediaAgent:

Commvault V11 with Feature Release 20 (11.20.0 or later)

License Requirements

The Metallic recovery reserve license is required to configure Metallic Cloud Storage Service.

In addition, you must accept the Metallic Terms and Conditions when you add the license. For more information about adding licenses and accepting the user agreement, see Adding a License in the Command Center.

See Also: License Administration for Metallic Recovery Reserve.

Network Requirements

Outbound Connections

Metallic Cloud Storage Service (Global Cloud)

Metallic Cloud Storage Service (Government Cloud)

For outbound connectivity, the following endpoints must be whitelisted before configuring Metallic Recovery Reserve on Global Cloud:

  • *.blob.core.windows.net should be whitelisted on both the CommServe Server and the MediaAgent. (All endpoints that contain.blob.core.windows.net must be whitelisted.)

  • https://login.microsoftonline.com should be whitelisted on both the CommServe server and the MediaAgent.

  • api.mcss.metallic.io should be whitelisted only on the CommServe server. Static IP 40.75.17.108 is needed for api.mcss.metallic.io.

For outbound connectivity, the following endpoints must be whitelisted before configuring Metallic Recovery Reserve on Government Cloud:

  • *.blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net should be whitelisted on both the CommServe Server and the MediaAgent. (All endpoints that .blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net must be whitelisted.)

  • https://login.microsoftonline.us should be whitelisted on both the CommServe server and the MediaAgent.

  • api.mcss.gov.metallic.io should be whitelisted only on the CommServe server. Static IP 23.97.4.188 is needed for api.mcss.gov.metallic.io.

See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56519 for a list of IP addresses required by:

blob.core.windows.net

login.microsoftonline.com

blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net

login.microsoftonline.us

Note

  • Port 443 is required for all the listed endpoints.

  • For applying the license, Metrics Reporting server should have the same endpoints as the CommServe server (listed above under Outbound Connections) whitelisted.

  • In the list of IP addresses, the "name": "Storage.region" object denotes the region of the Metallic Cloud Storage Service. For example, "Storage.CanadaEast".

Azure ExpressRoute circuit and Azure Private Link (Private Endpoint) is supported. For more information, see Configuring Azure ExpressRoute and Private Link.

HTTP Proxy for CommServe Server

If the CommServe server and the MediaAgent do not have direct access to the internet and have the proxy configured, make sure to configure the following:

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