Deployment Process for Self-Service Deployments

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Complete the tasks in each section of this page to create a self-service deployment. Perform the tasks in the sequence shown here, because some tasks cannot be performed unless the preceding tasks are complete.

Step 1: Software Planning and Installation

  1. Review the infrastructure requirements:

  2. Signing Up for the Commvault Trial Software

  3. Downloading and Installing the Commvault Trial Software

  4. Registering the Software

Step 2: Initial Setup

  1. Performing Guided Setup for Commvault

  2. Configuring Email Notifications

  3. Downloading Software Updates

  4. Running a Disaster Recovery Backup

  5. Configuring Offsite Storage for Disaster Recovery Backups

Step 3: Service Catalog Configuration

  1. Add storage for backup data:

  2. Adding Plans for Your Service Catalog

  3. Customizing Tenant Views

Step 4: Tenant Configuration

  1. Creating a Company

  2. Identifying Solutions for Tenants

  3. Activating an Authorization Code for Tenant Software Installation

  4. Selecting a Default Plan

  5. Access Node (VSA Proxy) Requirements

  6. Configuring One-Way Network Communication from Tenants

  7. Creating a Custom Installation Package for Tenants

  8. Installing the Virtual Server Agent

  9. Enabling Security Roles for Tenant Users

Step 5: Hypervisor Configuration

  1. Configure the Virtualization solution:

  2. Identify virtual machines to back up:

  3. Assigning Virtual Machines to Tenant Users

  4. Associating Users with Roles

  5. Performing VM Backups

Step 6: Optional Configuration

You can perform the following additional tasks after completing the basic deployment: