Requirements for the Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director

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Verify that the environment where the Commvault Plug-in for VMware Cloud Director is deployed meets the system requirements. You can download the Commvault Plug-in for VMware Cloud Director from Commvault Store.

Software

There are several versions of the Commvault Plug-in for VMware Cloud Director, which support different versions of the VMware Cloud Director software. Please refer to the following to ensure your environment meets the system requirements.

  • Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director Version 10.3 (11.24 and above)

    This version of the plug-in works with VMware Cloud Director Version 10.3 and is supported with Commvault Feature Release 11.24 and above. It includes:

    • An Advanced View that redirects you to the Commvault Command Center. You can enable or disable the Advanced View option in the Configure page of the plugin.

  • Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director Version 10.2.x (11.20 and above)

    This version of the plug-in works with VMware Cloud Director Versions 10.2.x and is supported with Commvault Feature Release 11.20 and more recent releases. It includes:

    • An Advanced View that redirects you to the Commvault Command Center. You can enable or disable the Advanced View option in the Configure page of the plugin.

  • Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director Version 10.1 (11.20 and above)

    This version of the plug-in works with VMware Cloud Director Version 10.1 and is supported with Commvault Feature Release 11.20 and more recent releases.

  • Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director Version 9.5 to 10 (11.20 and above)

    This version of the plug-in works with VMware Cloud Director Versions 9.5 - 10 and is supported with Commvault Feature Release 11.20 and more recent releases.

  • Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director Version 9.5 to 10 (11.19)

    This version of the plug-in works with VMware Cloud Director Versions 9.5 - 10 and is supported with Commvault Feature Release 11.19.

  • Commvault Plug-In for VMware Cloud Director Version 9.5 to 10 (11.18)

    This version of the plug-in works with VMware Cloud Director Versions 9.5 - 10 and is supported with Commvault Feature Release 11.18.

Note: For VMware Cloud Director 9.5 only, install the Customize Portal from https://github.com/vmware-samples/vcd-ext-samples/tree/customize-portal. With this, the Python version must be Version 3.4 or a more recent version.

Operating Systems

  • Windows

  • Linux

Web Browsers

  • Google Chrome

  • Mozilla Firefox

Security

  • SSL certificate: A self-signed certificate must be installed on the client computer that has the Commvault Web Console package installed.

  • Firewall: Verify that port 443 is open on the client computer that has the Commvault Web Console package installed. Connectivity and firewall rules must be in place between the machines running web server packages and VMware Cloud Director.

Permissions

  • VMware Cloud Director user permissions: Users must have the Organization: View Organizations permission.

  • Commvault user permissions: Tenant users must have the following operation-specific permissions:

    • To run a backup, users must have the Data Protection/Management Operations permission.

    • To run an in-place restore, users must have the In-Place Full Machine Recovery permission.

    • To run an out-of-place restore, users must have the Out-of-Place Full Machine Recovery permission.

    • To run an in-place guest file and folder level restore, users must have the In-Place Recover permission.

    • To run an out-of-place guest file and folder level restore, users must have both the In-Place Recover and Out-of-Place Recover permissions.

    • To associate an unprotected VM to a server backup plan, users must have the Agent Management permission (on the discovered VM).

    • To modify a server backup plan association, users must have the Use Plan permission.