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Product License Types

A product-based licenses appear in the CommCell environment when an instance of the agent is installed. Most agents or CommCell components require a license so that you can use them.

You can view the product-based licenses applied to the CommCell environment in the Licensing and Registration dialog box.

For detailed information about the licenses that are used in the CommCell environment, see Data Views for the License Summary Report.

Active Directory Licenses

Agent/Component

License Type

Active Directory

Application Class 1

Active Directory Offline Mining Enabler

Offline Mining Enabler

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the File System (Windows or Unix) cluster group license.

AIX File System

Agent/Component

License Type

IBM AIX File System

Server File System

  • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX

Cluster Group

Build Your Own Reports

Agent/Component

License Type

Build Your Own Reports

  • Reporting Server
  • Operations Management Service Plan

ContinuousDataReplicator

Agent/Component

License Type

ContinuousDataReplicator for Windows

ContinuousDataReplicator for MS Windows

ContinuousDataReplicator for Unix

ContinuousDataReplicator for Unix

DB2 (and DB2 MultiNode)

Agent/Component

License Type

DB2 Database on Windows

Application Class 1

DB2 Database on UNIX

Application Class 2

Notes:

1. One license is required for each client. The license is consumed when this component is configured on the client computer.

2. If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

Documentum

Agent/Component

License Type

Documentum

Application Class 1

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

Exchange Database

Agent/Component

License Type

Exchange Database

Application Class 1

Notes:

  • You must obtain one license for each client where you plan to locate the agent. Applicable clients include Database Availability Group (DAG clients or pseudo clients) and stand-alone clients. If you have a DAG pseudo client with multiple nodes, then you must apply the license only at the DAG pseudo client level. You do not need to apply a license at each child node.

Exchange Mailbox (User Mailbox)

Agent/Component

License Type

Exchange Mailbox (User Mailbox)

(Mailbox Archive Solution) 1 license counts all active, uniquely named mailboxes across the CommCell environment.

Exchange Mailbox (Public Folder)

No license is required to protect public folders.

Note:

  • The license is consumed per user mailbox type in Active status. All other mailbox types, such as Shared, Group, Room, O365 Group, and Mailbox Status Deleted and Mailbox Status Disabled, are not counted as part of the license.
  • The same Mailbox Archive Solution license is used for both on-premises and O365 (based on the number of users).

Exchange Mailbox Agent (Journal and Content Store Mailbox)

Agent/Component

License Type

Exchange Mailbox (Journal and ContentStore Mailbox)

A license is consumed for all mailboxes that are journaled based on journal rules.

Note: The license statistics are updated based on an Admin thread background process that runs once per week.

Exchange Mailbox (Classic)

Exchange Mailbox Agent (Classic)

(Mailbox Archive Solution) 1 license counts all active, uniquely named mailboxes across the CommCell

Note: The same Mailbox Archive Solution license is used for on-premises as well as O365 (based on number of users).

Exchange Offline Mining

Exchange Offline Mining Enabler

Offline Mining Enabler

Exchange Public Folder

Exchange Public Folder Agent

Application Class 1

Exchange Public Folder Archiver

Exchange Public Folder Archiver

DataArchiver for MS Exchange Public Folder

External Data Connector

External Data Connector

External Data Connector

File Archiver for UNIX

File Archiver for UNIX

File System Archiving

FreeBSD

Free BSD File System

Server File System

HP-UX File System

HP-UX File System

Server File System

VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX

Cluster Group

Informix

Informix on Unix

Application Class 2

Informix on Windows

Application Class 1

Notes:

1. One license is required for each client. The license is consumed when this component is configured on the client computer.

2. If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

i File System

Agent or Component

License Type

IBM i File System

Server File System

Note: Installed on the proxy Linux client.

Laptop Backup for Linux

Agent/Component

License Type

Linux File System

Laptop and desktop

Laptop Backup for Macintosh

Agent/Component

License Type

Macintosh File System

Laptop and desktop

Laptop Backup for Windows

Agent/Component

License Type

Microsoft Windows File System (Desktop Class)

Laptop and desktop

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server file system

Note: The license is applied based on the operating system on the laptop. For example, on desktop operating systems like Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, the Laptop and desktop license is applied. On server operating systems like Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 2016, the Server File system license is applied.

Linux File System

Linux File System

Server File System

  • Red Hat Linux Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for Linux

Cluster Group

Note: For deduplication to tape (silo storage), Linux File System consumes 1 license for each agent on the MediaAgent computer.

Macintosh File System

Macintosh File System

Laptop and Desktop

MediaAgent

MediaAgent for Microsoft Windows

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for IBM AIX

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for Hewlett Packard HP-UX

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for Linux

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for Sun Solaris

MediaAgents

For clustered environments, you must have the following license for each physical and virtual node where the MediaAgent is installed. If you do not plan to use the MediaAgent on the physical nodes, install the MediaAgent as a Restore Only Agent, which does not consume a license.

MediaAgent (Windows or UNIX)

MediaAgents

Metrics Reports

Metrics Reports

  • Reporting Server
  • Operations Management Service Plan

Build Your Own Reports

  • Reporting Server
  • Operations Management Service Plan

MySQL

MySQL on Unix

Application Class 1

MySQL on Windows

Application Class 1

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the Red Hat Linux Cluster license.

NAS

NAS

NAS Client

* 1 license for each client. The license is consumed when this component is configured on the client computer.

NDMP

Agent/Component

License Type

NDMP

NDMP

Notes Database

Notes Database on Windows

Application Class 1

Notes Database on Unix

Application Class 2

Notes Document

Notes Document

Protected Mailbox

* 1 license for each CommCell.

Object Link

Object Link

Object Link

OES File System

OES File System

Server File System

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris

Office 365 with SharePoint Server

Mailbox Archive Solution

1 license count per Office 365 user with SharePoint Online license enabled

Office Communications Server

Office Communications Server

Application Class 1

OnePass for Celerra

Agent/Component

License Type

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

NDMP

NDMP

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) license.

OnePass for Hitachi NAS (BlueArc) and Isilon

Agent/Component

License Type

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

NDMP

NDMP

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) license.

OnePass for Macintosh File System

Agent or Component

License Type

File Archiver for UNIX

File System Archiving

Macintosh File System

Laptop and Desktop

OnePass for NetApp

Agent/Component

License Type

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

NDMP

NDMP

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) license.

OnePass for Network Shares

Agent/Component

License Type

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) license.

OnePass for UNIX File Systems

Agent/Component

License Type

File Archiver for UNIX

File System Archiving

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • FreeBSD
    • Free BSD File System
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris

OnePass for Windows File System

Agent or Component

License Type

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

OnePass for Windows

File System Archiving

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) license.

OnePass for Windows File System (Driverless)

Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

Cluster Group

Note: For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) license.

OpenVMS File System

Agent or Component

License Type

Linux File System ( installed on the proxy Linux client)

Server File System

OpenVMS File System

Server File System - Proxy Client File System

Oracle

Oracle on Unix

Application Class 2

Oracle on Microsoft Windows

Application Class 1

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

Oracle Archiving

Oracle UNIX

Application Class 2

Oracle RAC

Oracle RAC on UNIX

Application Class 2

Oracle RAC on Windows

Application Class 1

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL on Unix

Application Class 1

PostgreSQL on Windows

Application Class 1

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following server file and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

SAP Archive Link Agent

Object Link

Object Link

For a clustered environment, you also need the following license:

File System (Windows or Unix)

Cluster Group

SAP HANA

SAP HANA for UNIX

Application Class 3

Note: You must obtain a license for each client where you plan to install the agent. Applicable clients:

  • Stand-alone clients
  • Pseudoclients

SAP MaxDB

SAP using MAXDB on Windows

Application Class 3

SAP using MAXDB on Unix

Application Class 3

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

SAP Oracle

SAP using Oracle on Unix

Application Class 3

SAP using Oracle on Windows

Application Class 3

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

SharePoint Offline Mining

SharePoint Offline Mining

Offline Mining Enabler

SharePoint Server

Microsoft SharePoint Server

Application Class 1

Note: You must obtain a license for each client where you plan to install the agent. Applicable clients include:

  • SharePoint Farm clients
  • Standalone clients

Solaris File System

Sun Solaris File System

Server File System

  • Solaris Sun Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris

Cluster Group

SQL

Microsoft SQL Server

Application Class 1

Notes:

1. You must obtain a license for each client where you plan to install the agent. Applicable clients include the following:

  • Stand-alone clients
  • Clustered clients
  • Pseudo clients for SQL Always On

2. For a clustered environment, you also need the Microsoft SQL Server cluster group license.

Sybase

Sybase Database on Unix

Application Class 2

Sybase Database on Windows

Application Class 1

Note: If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following server file system and cluster group licenses based on the operating system:

  • HP-UX:
    • HP-UX File System
    • VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX
  • IBM AIX:
    • IBM AIX File System
    • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
  • Linux:
    • Linux File System
    • Red Hat Linux Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
  • Sun Solaris:
    • Sun Solaris File System
    • Solaris Sun Cluster
    • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
  • Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)
    • Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

UNIX File System

The following license types are available for the UNIX File System iDataAgent. Obtain the appropriate licenses based on your environment.

The list also includes the licenses you need if you have a clustered environment.

Note: If you plan to protect distributed file systems (such as GPFS, Greenplum, and Hadoop), you will need to create pseudoclients. You must obtain an additional file system license for each pseudoclient that you plan to configure.

AIX

Agent or Component

License Type

IBM AIX File System

Server File System

  • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX

Cluster Group

FreeBSD

Agent or Component

License Type

Free BSD File System

Server File System

HP-UX

Agent or Component

License Type

HP-UX File System

Server File System

VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX

Cluster Group

Linux

Agent or Component

License Type

Linux File System

Server File System

  • Red Hat Linux Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for Linux

Cluster Group

Solaris

Agent or Component

License Type

Sun Solaris File System

Server File System

  • Solaris Sun Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris

Cluster Group

Virtual Server

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudo-clients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Amazon

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Azure

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Depending on your environment, you might need to obtain licenses for VM Lifecycle Management:

Feature

License Type

License Consumption

Search Console

Compliance Search

1 license per CommCell

Virtual Server Agent for Azure Stack

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Citrix Xen

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Docker

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Huawei FusionCompute

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Nutanix AHV

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for OpenStack

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Oracle VM

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for Red Hat Enterprise

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for vCloud Director

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Virtual Server Agent for VMware

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

Depending on your environment, you might need to obtain licenses for VM Lifecycle Management:

Feature

License Type

License Consumption

Search Console

Compliance Search

1 license per CommCell

Depending on your environment, you might need to obtain licenses for Virtualize Me (Windows):

Feature

License Type

License Consumption

1-Touch for Windows

1-Touch Server for MS Windows

1 license per CommCell

Virtualize Me for Azure

Agent/Component

License Type

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

Note: You must obtain a license for each virtualization client (pseudoclients and stand-alone clients).

VM File Recovery Plug-in

Search Console

Compliance Search

Virtual Server Agent

Virtual Server

Windows File System

Microsoft Windows File System (Desktop Class)

Laptop and desktop

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class)

Server File system

Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster)

Cluster Group

Notes:

  • For deduplication to tape (silo storage), Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class) consumes 1 license for each agent on the MediaAgent computer.
  • Microsoft Windows File system licenses are applied based on the operating system on the computer. For example, on desktop operating systems like Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, the Laptop and desktop license is applied. On server operating systems like Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 2016, the Server File system license is applied.

Last modified: 3/29/2019 12:20:45 PM