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Enabling IntelliSnap Backups

Enable IntelliSnap backups to use snapshot capabilities of a storage array.

Procedure

To enable IntelliSnap support, perform the following tasks:

  1. Configure storage by adding the array.
  2. Add the hypervisor as described in Adding a VMware Hypervisor.
  3. Create a server plan as described in Create a server plan.
  4. Create a VM group and select the IntelliSnap option.
  5. Associate the plan with a VM group.

Result

When you enable IntelliSnap on a VM group, Commvault automatically creates the following configurations:

  • Schedule policies are created for the primary (snap) and backup copies.
  • The server backup plan associated with the VM group has IntelliSnap enabled and is set to retain eight snap recovery points. (You can modify the server plan to specify a different number of snaps to retain.)

Last modified: 10/27/2020 3:46:20 PM