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Getting Started with Virtual Server Agent for Amazon RDS

Step 1: Before You Begin

Step 2: Install the Virtual Server Agent

Review each of the following topics to get started with the installation:

Note: The CommServe host, MediaAgent, and VSA proxy must all be able to communicate with each other by using one of the following connections:

  • AWS Direct Connect - On premises components and the AWS instance are within the same network. No firewall configuration is required.
  • AWS VPN - Only available if the AWS instance is accessible through VPC. On premises components and the AWS instance are within the same network. No firewall configuration is required.
  • If you do not use AWS Direct Connect or AWS VPN for communication between on premises components and the AWS proxy instance, you can configure a Commvault firewall connection between the on premises components and the AWS proxy instance.

Step 3: Install the MediaAgent

You must install a MediaAgent. Review the following topic:

Step 4: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Open the CommCell Console.
  2. Configure a storage device.
  3. Create a storage policy.
  4. Create a virtualization client.
  5. Create a subclient.
  6. Optional: Decide whether to add the following functionality:

Step 5: Run Your First Backup and Restore

Step 6: Where to Go from Here