Getting Started - Setup the NetApp OSSV Agent

Where to Install

Install the NetApp Open System SnapVault (OSSV) Agent software on a client computer where you plan to install the OSSV Plug-In Agent. The client computer should have the NetApp Host Agent installed.

Installation

The NetApp OSSV Agent can be installed on the following operating systems:

Windows

Use this procedure to install the software on a Windows client from the installation package and to configure the OSSV Configurator tool.

Unix

Use this procedure to install the software on a Unix client from the installation package.

Windows

1. Log on to the client computer as Administrator or as a member of the Administrator group on that computer.  
2. Run Setup.exe from the Disc 21.  
3. Click Next.
4. Select I Agree.

Click Next.

5.
  • Enter the NDMP account name and password.

    The same NDMP credentials will be needed during the OSSV Plug-In Agent installation.

  • Click Next.
6.
  • Enter the port to listen on for NDMP requests.
  • Click Next.
7.
  • Enter the host name or IP address of a secondary storage system where you can back up the data from this client computer.
  • Click Next.
8.
  • Specify the location for the NetApp OSSV Agent.
  • Click Browse to change directories.
  • Click Next.
9. Click Next.
10. Click Close.

Unix

1. To install the software from CD, run the following command to mount the CD:

mount -t iso9660,udf /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

Run the following command from the Software Installation Package or mount point:

     ./install

 
  If you are installing on a Solaris computer, run the following command:

pkgadd -d <software_path> ossv

where <software_path> is the full path where the OSSV package is located.

 
2. Read the license agreement. Type y and press Enter.  
3. Press Enter to accept the default location.

If you want to install to a different location, enter a path to modify the default location and press Enter.

Please enter the path where you would like the SnapVault directory to be created [/usr/snapvault]:
4. Enter the NDMP account name and press Enter. Enter the User Name to connect to this machine via the NDMP protocol: [ndmp]
5. Enter the NDMP account password and press Enter.

The same NDMP credentials will be needed during the OSSV Plug-In Agent installation.

 
Enter the password to connect to this machine via the NDMP protocol:

Confirm password:

6. Press Enter. Enter the NDMP listen port [10000]:
7. Enter the host name or IP address of a secondary storage system where you can back up the data from this client computer.

Press Enter.

The installation completes successfully.

Enter the hostname or IP address of the SnapVault secondary storage system(s) allowed to backup this machine. Multiple hostnames or IP addresses must be comma separated.

>:[mycomputer.mydomain.com]