Getting Started with Block-Level Backup
Before configuring block-level backups, ensure that these prerequisites are met:
- System Requirements:
Refer to System Requirements for a list of supported platforms and other requirements for block-level backups.
MediaAgent and File System components must be installed on the client computer.
Before installing the software, verify that you have the necessary licenses to install the required components. (Block-level backup does not require any special licenses other than the licenses needed to install the necessary components.)
For more information, see:
- SnapProtect software Service Pack:
Service Pack 8 or later must be installed for the following components:
- Client and MediaAgents used to perform block-level backups
The following links will help you to set up your CommCell environment and to run your first backup and restore:
- Install the CommServe.
- Install the File System Agent.
- Open CommCell Console.
- Configure Storage Device.
- Create a Subclient.
- Back up Data.
- Restore Data.
- Where to Go from Here.
For more information about configuring, backing up, or restoring data using block-level backups, see: