Configuration - SQL Server iDataAgent

Deployment Deployment - Microsoft Cluster Deployment - Non-Microsoft Cluster Configuration Backup Restore

Once installed, configure a subclient and associate a storage policy as follows:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers | <Client> | SQL Server | <Instance>. 

    Right-click the default subclient and then click Properties.

  2. Click the Content tab.

    Click Configure.

  3. Click Discover.

  4. Hold down CTRL and click each database listed in the Database Name list.

    Ensure you have at least one user-created database selected as depicted in the image on the right.

    In the Change all selected databases to list, click default.

    Click OK.

  5. Click the Storage Device tab.

    In the Storage Policy box, select a Storage Policy name.

    If you do not have Storage Policy created, follow the step given in step 7 below to create a storage policy.

  6. Click the Log Storage Policy tab.

    In the Storage Policy box, select a Storage Policy name.

    Click OK.

Create a Storage Policy

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Policies.
  2. Right-click the Storage Policies and then click New Storage Policy.
  3. Follow the prompts displayed in the Storage Policy Wizard. The required options are mentioned below:
    • Select the Storage Policy type as Data Protection and Archiving and click Next.
    • Enter the name in the Storage Policy Name box and click Next.
    • From the Library list, click the name of a disk library to which the primary copy should be associated and then click Next.

      Ensure that you select a library attached to a MediaAgent operating in the current release.

    • From the MediaAgent list, click the name of a MediaAgent that will be used to create the primary copy and then click Next.
    • For the device streams and the retention criteria information, click Next to accept default values.
    • Review the details and click Finish to create the Storage Policy.