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Getting Started for InterSystems Caché Databases Support Using IntelliSnap for AIX and Linux

Step 1: Before You Begin

Verify the requirements for the AIX or Linux File System Agent.

AIX

Linux

Step 2: Install the File System Agent

You must install the file system agent on all servers that host the InterSystems Caché databases. For more information, see 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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