Review the following topics to get started with the HyperScale X Appliance :
Step 1: What's in the Box
Ensure that you have received all the items in the shipment. For more information, see What's in the Box.
Step 2: Hardware Setup
It is important to properly setup your hardware before you get started. Hardware setup consists of the following steps:
Racking the Appliance
Racking the appliance to properly secure the hardware and connect the server.
Setup the Static IP For IPMI
Setup the IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) to provide remote access and monitoring.
Step 3: Deploying HyperScale X Appliance
Choose a deployment method based on your network topology:
Redundant Networking (Recommended method)
Deploying the appliance with a bonded 10GigE data protection and a bonded 10GigE storage pool networks.
Deploying the appliance with 10GigE data protection and 10GigE storage pool network. (with no network bonding.)
Step 4: Completing the Setup
Choose a deployment type based on your setup:
Tasks associated with setting up a new CommCell.
Tasks Associated with setting up an existing CommCell.
Where to Go From Here
After setting up the appliance, you can perform one or more of the following tasks:
Verifying the Default Configurations
Verify the information associated with the storage pools and disk libraries.
Install Data Protection Agents
Install Data Protection Agents on clients that you wish to backup.
Enabling ransomware protection
Enable ransomware protection for all the nodes in the HyperScale environment