Planning Backup and Recovery Solutions

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Review the items in the following table to prepare for installation of the Commvault Command Center. Copy this table to an editable document to record your responses.

Item

Notes

Your Requirements

Contact information

Administrator email or alias

Email server information

Commvault Cloud account information

Access for production systems

Data to back up

Devices, file systems, applications, databases, virtual machines

Estimated total size of backups

Site locations

Data copies across different sites

Storage for backups

Arrays, storage types, archiving

Data retention requirements

Compliance requirements

Service level agreement (SLA) categories for data recovery

Sites, data types, departments

Network connections

Communication among backup infrastructure components, production servers, and remote sites

Host names

DNS

Firewalls

Backup servers and specifications

Standalone backup server or distributed components

Physical, virtual, or appliance

Operating systems for backup servers with latest updates applied

Antivirus, security, or asset management software

Encryption

Source data, stored backups, transmission

Disaster recovery

Integration requirements

Branding