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Configuring the Dell EMC Isilon/PowerScale Storage Array Using Array Management

For IntelliSnap backups from Commvault software, add the Dell EMC Isilon/PowerScale storage array and its configuration information to the CommServe database.

Before You Begin

Verify that the user account used to access the Dell EMC Isilon/PowerScale storage array has the privileges needed for the operations that you require.

Operation

Privileges

IntelliSnap backups

  • Console > Log in from the console
  • Platform > Log in to platform API
  • Network > Configure network interfaces
  • Backup > Backup files from ifs
  • Snapshot > Schedule, take and view > Read/Write
  • Restore > Restore files from ifs
  • Namespace Access > Access ifs from REST
  • Namespace Traverse > Traverse and View directory metadata
  • SMB > Configure SMB server > Read/Write

Offline replication using Isilon SyncIQ technology

  • SyncIQ > Configure SyncIQ > Read/Write

Browsing subclient content for NDMP

  • Namespace Access > Access ifs from REST
  • Namespace Traverse > Traverse and View directory metadata

Procedure

  1. On the ribbon in the CommCell Console, click the Storage tab, and then click Array Management.

    The Array Management dialog box appears.

  2. Click Add.

    The Array Properties dialog box appears.

  3. On the General tab, specify the following information:
    1. From the Snap Vendor list, select Dell EMC Isilon/PowerScale.
    2. In the Name box, enter the external IP address or the host name of any node in the Isilon cluster.
    3. In the Control Host box, enter the external IP address or the host name of any node in the Isilon cluster.
    4. In the Credentials area, click Change.

      The Enter the User Name and Password dialog box appears.

    5. Type the credentials of a user who has the privileges needed for the operations that you require.
    6. Click OK.
  4. To configure additional MediaAgents to perform operations on the storage array, click the Array Access Nodes tab, and then select configuration options.

    For more information, see Configuring Array Access nodes.

  5. On the Snap Configuration tab, configure Snapshot Configuration Properties according to your needs.
  6. Click OK.

Last modified: 3/31/2020 3:55:49 PM