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License Requirements - SAP MaxDB iDataAgent

By default, the agent is installed using an Evaluation license. Once the evaluation period is complete, you need to obtain a permanent license from your Software Provider.

You can choose to use one of the following licensing mechanisms:

  • Traditional License, based upon products and features in your CommCell.
  • Capacity License, based on the amount of data you want to protect.

For comprehensive information on licensing, see License Administration.

Traditional License

The following license type is available for the SAP MaxDB iDataAgent.

Agent or Component License Type
SAP using MAXDB on Windows Application Class 3
SAP using MAXDB on Unix Application Class 3

If you have a clustered environment, you must also obtain the following licenses based on the operating system.

Agent or Component License Type

AIX

IBM AIX File System Server File System
  • IBM PowerHA for AIX (formerly HACMP) Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for IBM AIX
Cluster Group

HP-UX

HP-UX File System Server File System
VERITAS Cluster for HP-UX Cluster Group

Linux

Linux File System Server File System
  • Red Hat Linux Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for Linux
Cluster Group

Solaris

Sun Solaris File System Server File System
  • Solaris Sun Cluster
  • VERITAS Cluster for Solaris
Cluster Group

Windows

Microsoft Windows File System (Server Class) Server File system
Microsoft Windows File System (Cluster) Cluster Group

Capacity License

If you plan to use capacity licenses, you must obtain the following license:

License Type License Consumption
Backup 1 license per CommCell for n Terabytes (TB) of protected data