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Getting Started for InterSystems Caché Databases on Physical Servers or RDMs

Step 1: Before You Begin

Verify the System Requirements for the Windows File System Agent or UNIX File System Agent.

See the following sections to learn more about the capabilities and requirements of the Windows File System Agent:

See the following sections to learn more about the capabilities and requirements of the UNIX File System Agent:

Step 2: Install the File System Agent

You must install the file system agent on all servers that host the InterSystems Caché databases. Review each of the following topics to get started with the installation.

Windows

UNIX

Step 3: Install the MediaAgent

For more information, see Installing the MediaAgent.

Step 4: Select the Storage Array

For a complete list of supported clone arrays, see IntelliSnap Support.

For more information about selecting the array, see Selecting the Storage Array.

Step 5: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Open the CommCell Console.
  2. Configure a storage device.
  3. Configure a Storage Policy for the backups.

    Data Covered by Storage Policy

    Best Practice

    InterSystems Caché databases

    Set the storage policy data retention to 14 or more days and 2 cycles.

    InterSystems Caché journal files

    Set the storage policy data retention to 14 or more days.

    Note: This value is based on a default installation. You can modify this value based on your Recovery Point Objective (RPO).

  4. Create a snapshot copy for the storage policy.

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