Verify that your environment meets the system requirements for the AIX file system.
Use the most recent version of the operating system that is listed. The Commvault software fully supports the most recent version of an operating system, until the vendor ends support. More recent versions of the Commvault software might not install on operating systems that are not supported by the vendor anymore. For information about the support lifecycle of an operating system, contact the vendor.
Data protection on Logical Partitioning (LPAR) and Workload Partitioning (WPAR) is supported.
AIX 7.2 64-bit
AIX 7.1 64-bit
AIX 6.1 TL 02 SP00 or higher, 64-bit
Job results folder
To calculate the space required for the job results folder, see Job Results Directory Disk Space Calculation.
Enhanced Journal File System (JFS2)
General Parallel File System (GPFS)
Journal File System (JFS)
Oracle ASM Cluster File System (Oracle ACFS)
VERITAS File System (VxFS)
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) 5.0 or higher
Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
If clustering is supported by the operating system, you can install the software on a cluster. For information about supported cluster types, see Support for Cluster Configuration.
2 GB or more
An additional 1.5 GB for every 500,000 folders in the backup data
IBM Fileset Dependency
Verify that the devices.common.IBM.fc.hba-api fileset exists on the AIX computer.
Schedule Jobs Using a Client Computer's Time Zone
The client computer has to be in one of the standard time zones recognized by the CommServe server. Otherwise, the CommServe server is not updated with the client computer's time zone and the jobs scheduled using the client computer's time zone might not run.
Third-party maintenance (minor) releases or feature releases that are supported by the Commvault software may not be listed in our System Requirements. When possible, Commvault provides information on any known issues related to these minor releases or feature releases. In some cases, these minor releases or feature releases affect how the Commvault software works. Commvault software may experience changes in functionality as the result of the third-party minor release or feature releases. These changes are beyond the control of Commvault. Platforms that are supported in the current version of Commvault software may not be supported in earlier versions of the software. Contact your software provider to ensure that third-party minor releases or feature releases are compatible with the Commvault software.
Additional considerations regarding minimum requirements and End-of-Life policies from third-party vendors also apply.