Checking Readiness

Applies to: File servers, servers, MediaAgents, applications

Before performing an operation on an entity, you can check whether the entity is ready.

Checking readiness verifies the following:

  • Network: Network connections between the client, CommCell environment, and MediaAgents

  • Resource/capacity: Resources and capacity of the client

  • Application check: Database agent configurations

  • Include disabled entities: Disabled entities of the client

  • Additional resources: Resource connections between client and remote software cache pair client, laptop client and Edge index server client, and client and log monitoring index client

Before You Begin

The check readiness operation is not supported for SharePoint farm pseudo clients. To check the readiness of SharePoint pseudo clients, perform the operation on each member of the pseudo client.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to any of the following:

    • For a file server, go to Protect > File servers.

    • For a server, go to Manage > Servers.

    • For a MediaAgent, go to Manage > Infrastructure, and then click the MediaAgents tile.

    • For an application, go to Protect > Applications > application type.

  2. In the row for the entity that you want to check readiness for, click the action button actions button***use the other one ->86655***, and then select Check readiness.

  3. To perform the check readiness operation, including other parameters, select the other parameters, and then click Check readiness in the upper-right corner of the page.