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Getting Started with the File Discovery Solution

This topic describes the high-level steps that first-time users must follow to set up the file discovery in the Admin Console.

Step 1: Install the Commvault Software

  • The Index Server is automatically installed on your CommCell environment. Enable the Data Analytics role on your Index Server.
  • Verify that the computer where you enable the Data Analytics role satisfies the minimum software and hardware requirements.

     

    Large

    Medium

    Small

    Objects per node (estimated)

    500 million

    250 million

    125 million

    Source data size per node

    500 TB

    250 TB

    125 TB

    CPU or vCPU

    16 cores

    8 cores

    4 cores

    RAM

    32 GB

    16 GB

    8 GB

    Disk space

    (SSD class disk recommended)

    500 GB

    250 GB

    125 GB

  • Install the File System Agent package and the MediaAgent package on your share access node. Share access node is a computer that has access to the network shares and is used for live scan and archive operations.

    For NFS share, you must have an UNIX MediaAgent that has the NFS share mounted on it.

    Verify that the access nodes have minimum hardware requirements as shown in the following table:

    Components

    Hardware Requirement

    CPU/RAM10

    2 CPU cores, 16 GB RAM
    (or 2 vCPUs/16 GB)

    OS or Software Disk

    200 GB usable disk, min 2 spindles 15K RPM

Step 2: Log on to the Admin Console

Access the Admin Console by using the URL that was displayed on the installation completion page, or that you received from your backup administrator.

From the navigation panel, click Solutions > Archiving.

Step 3: Complete the Core Setup Wizard

Configure core information by completing the Core Setup Wizard.

Step 4: Complete the File Server Setup Wizard

Configure the file server setup application by completing the Setup Wizard for Adding File Servers.

Step 5: Review the Dashboard Report

Tune the archiving rules as per your requirement.

After you complete analyzing your content, you can choose to archive the data on the file server. For more information, see Getting Started with the Archiver Solution.

Last modified: 10/1/2018 2:38:14 PM