V11 SP8

IntelliSnap - System Requirements for EMC VPLEX

VPLEX is a virtualized engine that communicates with a backend engine.

The following requirements must be met before you configure your storage array.


Install the following licenses:

Snapshot Type License

Version and Firmware

Ensure that you are using compatible versions and firmware:

Array Version and Firmware
EMC VPLEX GeoSynchrony® 5.2, and 5.5


Ensure that at least one of the following protocols is available:

Array Protocol
EMC VPLEX Fibre Channel


Install the following software components:

Array Required Software
EMC VPLEX On the client or on the Remote Snap MA:

Python 2.6 or later

On UNIX: openssl-devel package

You can install multiple versions of Python side-by-side and set the path to the Python 2.6 binary in the Additional Setting sVPLEXPythonPath.