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Getting Started with Remote Office Appliance RO1200

Review the following topics to get started with Remote Office Appliance RO1200.

Step 1: Check What's in the Box

Ensure that you have received all the items in the shipment. For more information, see What's in the Box.

Step 2: Compile the Preinstallation Checklist

Collect the necessary information using the Pre-Installation Checklist to plan and prepare for setting up the Remote Office Appliance RO1200. For more information, see Preinstallation Checklist for Remote Office Appliance RO1200.

Step 3: Setup the Hardware

Ensure that the appliance is properly racked and cabled, before powering-on the appliance. For more information, see Racking and Cabling the Remote Office Appliance RO1200.

Step 4: Install the Software

Choose an install type based on your setup and requirements:

Task

Description

Link

Existing CommCells

Setup only the MediaAgent in the appliance and attach the MediaAgent to an existing CommServe.

Typically this would be done when you setup the appliance as a MediaAgent in an existing CommCell.

Connecting the Remote Office Appliance RO1200 to an Existing CommServe Server

New CommCells

Setup a new CommServe and a MediaAgent in the appliance.

Typically this would be the done when you setup a new CommCell environment.

Setting up a New CommCell Environment using the Remote Office Appliance RO1200

Step 5: Complete the Setup

Complete the setup based on your setup:

Deployment Type

Description

Link

Existing CommCell

Tasks Associated with completing the setup in an existing CommCell.

Completing the Setup For MediaAgent Only Appliances

New CommCell

Tasks associated with completing the setup in a new CommCell.

Completing the Setup For Appliances with CommServe and MediaAgent

Where to Go From Here

After setting up the Remote Office Appliance RO1200, you can perform one or more of the following tasks, based on your requirement:

Task

Description

Links

Install Updates

  • If you have setup the MediaAgent only, make sure that you synchronize the updates with the CommServe.
  • If you have setup the CommServe and MediaAgent, make sure to install the latest Software Updates in the CommCell.

Installing Commvault Software Updates

Install Additional Data Protection Agents

Install additional Data Protection Agents and activate the Virtual Server Agent.

Installing Additional Data Protection Agents on Remote Office Appliance RO1200

Add an additional deduplication partition

Create a second location for backing up deduplicated data in a remote cloud or disk storage.

Adding an Additional Deduplication Partition on Remote Office Appliance RO1200

Setup a Cloud Library as the export destination for DR (Disaster Recovery) backups

If you have setup the CommServe and MediaAgent, it is recommended that you configure a cloud library as the export destination for DR backups.

Last modified: 11/6/2020 8:05:21 PM