Prerequisites For Metallic Cloud Storage

Updated

The following prerequisites are needed to setup Metallic Cloud Storage as a storage target on Commvault software:

CommServe Server Version

The following minimum version is required for the CommServe server:

Metallic Cloud Storage Type

Minimum CommServe Version

Global Cloud

Commvault V11 with Feature Release 21 (11.21.10 or later)

Government Cloud

Commvault V11 with Feature Release 24 (11.24.17 or later)

MediaAgent Version

The following minimum version is required for the MediaAgent:

Commvault V11 with Feature Release 20 (11.20.0 or later)

License Requirements

The Metallic cloud storage service license is required to configure Metallic cloud storage.

In addition, you must accept the Metallic Terms and Conditions when you add the license. For more information about adding licenses and accepting the user agreement, see Adding a License in the Command Center.

See Also: License Administration for Metallic Cloud Storage.

Network Requirements

Outbound Connections

Metallic Cloud Storage (Global Cloud)

Metallic Cloud Storage (Government Cloud)

For outbound connectivity, the following endpoints must be whitelisted before configuring Metallic Cloud Storage on Global Cloud:

  • *.blob.core.windows.net should be whitelisted on both the CommServe Server and the MediaAgent. (All endpoints that contain.blob.core.windows.net must be whitelisted.)

  • https://login.microsoftonline.com should be whitelisted on both the CommServe server and the MediaAgent.

  • api.mcss.metallic.io should be whitelisted only on the CommServe server.

For outbound connectivity, the following endpoints must be whitelisted before configuring Metallic Cloud Storage on Government Cloud:

  • *.blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net should be whitelisted on both the CommServe Server and the MediaAgent. (All endpoints that .blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net must be whitelisted.)

  • https://login.microsoftonline.us should be whitelisted on both the CommServe server and the MediaAgent.

  • api.mcss.gov.metallic.io should be whitelisted only on the CommServe server .

See https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56519 for a list of IP addresses required by:

blob.core.windows.net

login.microsoftonline.com

blob.core.usgovcloudapi.net

login.microsoftonline.us

Azure ExpressRoute circuit and Azure Private Link (Private Endpoint) is supported. For more information, see Configuring Azure ExpressRoute and Private Link.

HTTP Proxy for CommServe Server

If the CommServe server does not have direct access to the Internet, Configure an HTTP Proxy Server for the CommServe Computer.