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Linux Proxy Support for Amazon Web Services

early release

You can configure a Linux instance to act as a Virtual Server Agent (VSA) proxy for Commvault backups and restores.

You can use a Linux proxy for streaming or IntelliSnap backup operations and restore operations.

Requirements

Deployment Options

Supported Features

  • IntelliSnap backups
  • Streaming backups
  • Instance filters
  • Volume filters
  • Full instance restores (HotAdd method)
  • Restore volume and attach to new or existing instance
  • Live browse
  • Restore guest files and folders
  • Agentless file recovery using Admin Console

The following features are not supported when using a Linux proxy. Use a Windows proxy for these operations.

  • Full instance restores (import method)
  • Conversion from another hypervisor to AWS (import method).
  • Conversion from another hypervisor to AWS (HotAdd method) is not supported when using a Linux proxy to convert a Windows guest VM.
  • Conversion from another hypervisor to AWS (import method) is not supported when using a Linux proxy to convert a Windows guest VM.
  • Live sync replication (import method).
  • Live sync replication (HotAdd method) is not supported when using a Linux proxy to replicate a Windows guest VM.

Note: The HotAdd restore method is used for restore operations that meet the following conditions:

  • Use an AWS instance as a VSA proxy.
  • Restore an instance to the same zone as the VSA proxy that is used for the operation.
  • Specify Windows guest VM credentials for the restore operation (credentials are not required for Linux guest VMs).
  • If a VSA proxy running Windows is used for the operation, the Amazon folder under the Commvault install_directory must contain the AWSPVDriverSetup.msi and Ec2Install.exe components.

If any of these conditions are not met for a restore operation, the import method is used.

Last modified: 2/14/2019 9:58:24 PM