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Deployment

  1. 1.
    Start with overview:
  2. 2.
    Check where node should be installed for your environment:
  3. 3.
    Install using one of the following options:
    • Virtual Appliance (recommended)
      Regardless of the installation option you choose:
      • The node requires staging space - assume a number of concurrent export and store tasks and multiply it by the biggest VM size (for example: 6 export tasks + 4 store tasks * 100 GB should require around 1 TB)
      • The Staging space configuration will guide you to prepare storage on the spare drive
      • Storware Backup & Recovery is installed in the /opt/vprotect folder and staging space is assumed to be in /vprotect_data - these are the defaults and should not be changed.
  4. 4.
    Optionally, if you want to enable endpoints protection follow Installation overview
  5. 5.
    Run the configuration wizard (Initial configuration), where you can (or do manually the following steps):
    • upload the license
    • configure connection to the source you would like to protect
    • configure backup destination - we recommend to use Synthetic File System
    • configure backup SLA (policies and schedules)
    • configure backup of your internal DB (for DR purposes)
  6. 6.
    Once you have configured source, backup destination and backup SLA - initiate backup and restore operations: