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Preinstallation Checklist for the OES File System Agent

Use this preinstallation checklist to prepare the computer where you will install the OES File System Agent, 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 OES File System Agent satisfies the minimum requirements. For more information, see System Requirements - OES File System.

Verify License Requirements

Based on the licensing mechanism used in your CommCell environment, verify that the CommCell has the required licenses to use the OES File System Agent. For more information, see License Requirements - OES File System.

Determine the Installation Location

Based on your environment, install the OES File System Agent on an appropriate computer.

Environment

Where to install the software

Non-Clustered

On the OES computer on which the NSS file system data resides

Clustered

On all physical nodes of the cluster

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.

You can install the OES File System Agent using either the CommCell Console or the installation package created by the Download Manager. Any item that applies to only one of these installation methods is noted.

Commvault package to install

  • For installations using the CommCell Console, install the Novell OES File System package, which is under the File System category.
  • For installations using the installation package, install the Novell OES File System package.
  • If the File System Agent is not installed on the computer, the File System Core package is automatically installed with the package you selected. The File System Agent will not consume a license.

    Note: To gather the required information for the File System Agent, refer to "Gather Installation Data" in Preinstallation Checklist for the UNIX, Linux, and Macintosh File System Agent.

User account for Novell SMS

This information is only applicable to installations using the CommCell Console.

Collect the Novell FS user account credentials to log onto the Novell SMS (Storage Management Services).

User account for Target Service Agent (TSA)

This information is only applicable to installations using the installation package.

To run backup or restores, Commvault has to log onto the TSA agent service. Collect the TSA user account and password that Commvault will use.

Last modified: 10/8/2019 8:59:51 PM