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PowerProtect Data Manager 19.12 Licensing Guide

October 2022 Rev. 1

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Preface.........................................................................................................................................................................................4

Chapter 1: Introduction................................................................................................................. 8 About this guide................................................................................................................................................................... 8 License types........................................................................................................................................................................8 Licensing information for PowerProtect Data Manager software components.................................................. 9

Chapter 2: Licensing PowerProtect Data Manager....................................................................... 10 Before you begin................................................................................................................................................................ 10 Create your license files................................................................................................................................................... 10 Download the software..................................................................................................................................................... 11 Add a PowerProtect Data Manager license................................................................................................................. 11 Additional information........................................................................................................................................................ 11 Troubleshooting License Authorization Code (LAC) issues..................................................................................... 11

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Preface As part of an effort to improve product lines, periodic revisions of software and hardware are released. Therefore, all versions of the software or hardware currently in use might not support some functions that are described in this document. The product release notes provide the most up-to-date information on product features.

If a product does not function correctly or does not function as described in this document, contact Customer Support.

NOTE: This document was accurate at publication time. To ensure that you are using the latest version of this document,

go to the Customer Support website.

Product naming Data Domain (DD) is now PowerProtect DD. References to Data Domain or Data Domain systems in this documentation, in the user interface, and elsewhere in the product include PowerProtect DD systems and older Data Domain systems. In many cases the user interface has not yet been updated to reflect this change.

Language use This document might contain language that is not consistent with Dell Technologies current guidelines. Dell Technologies plans to update the document over subsequent future releases to revise the language accordingly.

This document might contain language from third-party content that is not under Dell Technologies control and is not consistent with the current guidelines for Dell Technologies own content. When such third-party content is updated by the relevant third parties, this document will be revised accordingly.

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Purpose This document describes how to obtain and activate a Dell PowerProtect Data Manager license.

Audience This document is intended for system administrators who are responsible for installing and licensing PowerProtect Data Manager.

Revision history The following table presents the revision history of this document.

Table 1. Revision history

Revision Date Description

01 October 25, 2022 Initial release of this document for PowerProtect Data Manager version 19.12.

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Compatibility information Software compatibility information for the PowerProtect Data Manager software is provided by the E-Lab Navigator.

Related documentation The following publications are available at Customer Support and provide additional information:

Table 2. Related documentation

Title Content

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide Describes how to configure the software.

PowerProtect Data Manager Deployment Guide Describes how to deploy the software.

PowerProtect Data Manager Licensing Guide Describes how to license the software.

PowerProtect Data Manager Release Notes Contains information about new features, known limitations, environment, and system requirements for the software.

PowerProtect Data Manager Security Configuration Guide Contains security information.

PowerProtect Data Manager Amazon Web Services Deployment Guide

Describes how to deploy the software to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

PowerProtect Data Manager Azure Deployment Guide Describes how to deploy the software to Microsoft Azure.

PowerProtect Data Manager Google Cloud Platform Deployment Guide

Describes how to deploy the software to Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

PowerProtect Data Manager Cloud Disaster Recovery Administration and User Guide

Describes how to deploy Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR), protect virtual machines in the AWS or Azure cloud, and run recovery operations.

PowerProtect Data Manager Cyber Recovery User Guide Describes how to install, update, patch, and uninstall the PowerProtect Cyber Recovery software.

PowerProtect Data Manager File System User Guide Describes how to configure and use the software with the File System agent for file-system data protection.

PowerProtect Data Manager Kubernetes User Guide Describes how to configure and use the software to back up and restore namespaces and PVCs in a Kubernetes cluster.

PowerProtect Data Manager Microsoft Exchange Server User Guide

Describes how to configure and use the software to back up and restore the data in a Microsoft Exchange Server environment.

PowerProtect Data Manager Microsoft SQL Server User Guide

Describes how to configure and use the software to back up and restore the data in a Microsoft SQL Server environment.

PowerProtect Data Manager Oracle RMAN User Guide Describes how to configure and use the software to back up and restore the data in an Oracle Server environment.

PowerProtect Data Manager SAP HANA User Guide Describes how to configure and use the software to back up and restore the data in an SAP HANA Server environment.

PowerProtect Data Manager Storage Direct User Guide Describes how to configure and use the software with the Storage Direct agent to protect data on VMAX storage arrays through snapshot backup technology.

PowerProtect Data Manager Network Attached Storage User Guide

Describes how to configure and use the software to protect and recover the data on network-attached storage (NAS) shares and appliances.

PowerProtect Data Manager Virtual Machine User Guide Describes how to configure and use the software to back up and restore virtual machines and virtual machine disks (VMDKs) in a vCenter Server environment.

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Table 2. Related documentation (continued)

Title Content

VMware Cloud Foundation Disaster Recovery With PowerProtect Data Manager

Provides a detailed description of how to perform an end-to- end disaster recovery of a VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) environment.

PowerProtect Data Manager Public REST API documentation Contains the Dell Technologies APIs and includes tutorials to guide you in their use.

vRealize Automation Data Protection Extension for Data Protection Systems Installation and Administration Guide

Describes how to install, configure, and use the vRealize Data Protection Extension.

Typographical conventions The following type style conventions are used in this document:

Table 3. Style conventions

Formatting Description

Bold Used for interface elements that a user specifically selects or clicks, for example, names of buttons, fields, tab names, and menu paths. Also used for the name of a dialog box, page, pane, screen area with title, table label, and window.

Italic Used for full titles of publications that are referenced in text.

Monospace Used for: System code System output, such as an error message or script Pathnames, file names, file name extensions, prompts, and syntax Commands and options

Monospace italic Used for variables.

Monospace bold Used for user input.

[ ] Square brackets enclose optional values.

| Vertical line indicates alternate selections. The vertical line means or for the alternate selections.

{ } Braces enclose content that the user must specify, such as x, y, or z.

... Ellipses indicate non-essential information that is omitted from the example.

You can use the following resources to find more information about this product, obtain support, and provide feedback.

Where to find product documentation The Customer Support website The Community Network The PowerProtect Data Manager Info Hub

Where to get support The Customer Support website provides access to product licensing, documentation, advisories, downloads, and how-to and troubleshooting information. The information can enable you to resolve a product issue before you contact Customer Support.

To access a product-specific page:

1. Go to the Customer Support website. 2. In the search box, type a product name, and then from the list that appears, select the product.

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Support Library The Support Library contains a knowledge base of applicable solutions that you can search for either by solution number (for example, KB000xxxxxx) or by keyword.

To search the Support Library:

1. Go to the Customer Support website. 2. On the Support tab, click Support Library. 3. In the search box, type either the solution number or keywords. Optionally, you can limit the search to specific products by

typing a product name in the search box, and then selecting the product from the list that appears.

Live chat To participate in a live interactive chat with a support agent:

1. Go to the Customer Support website. 2. On the Support tab, click Contact Support. 3. On the Contact Information page, click the relevant support, and then proceed.

Service requests To obtain in-depth help from a support agent, submit a service request. To submit a service request:

1. Go to the Customer Support website. 2. On the Support tab, click Service Requests.

NOTE: To create a service request, you must have a valid support agreement. For details about either an account or

obtaining a valid support agreement, contact a sales representative. To find the details of a service request, in the

Service Request Number field, type the service request number, and then click the right arrow.

To review an open service request:

1. Go to the Customer Support website. 2. On the Support tab, click Service Requests. 3. On the Service Requests page, under Manage Your Service Requests, click View All Dell Service Requests.

Online communities For peer contacts, conversations, and content on product support and solutions, go to the Community Network. Interactively engage with customers, partners, and certified professionals online.

How to provide feedback Feedback helps to improve the accuracy, organization, and overall quality of publications. You can send feedback to DPADDocFeedback@dell.com.

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Introduction

Topics:

About this guide License types Licensing information for PowerProtect Data Manager software components

About this guide Before you can use PowerProtect Data Manager to protect your data, you must install product and software component licenses. This guide describes the licensing options that are available and provides steps for licensing PowerProtect Data Manager. Licenses are obtained from Software Licensing Central (SLC).

License types There are several different types of licenses, and they can provide licensing for different periods of time.

The available license types are described in the following table.

Table 4. License types

License type Description

Trial The license applied by default when PowerProtect Data Manager is deployed. It enables full use of the product without applying a license key for up to 90 days. When the trial period ends, PowerProtect Data Manager continues to operate with full functionality so that you can apply a permanent license.

NOTE: A trial license does not allow the use of SupportAssist.

Front-end protected capacity by terabyte (FETB)

The primary model of licensing, which is based on the capacity that you want to protect. For example, you can purchase a 100-TB license, which enables you to protect up to 100 TB of data.

Socket-based Licensed per CPU socket on virtual machine hosts that are being backed up or replicated.

Perpetual and term-based (subscription) licenses

Licensed software is offered with perpetual or term-based licenses. Your quote identifies whether your license rights are perpetual or term-based.

A perpetual license enables you to use the software while you are in compliance with the terms of the license agreement.

A term-based license enables you to use the software for a specified time, while you are in compliance with the terms of the license agreement. At the end of the license term, you must stop using the software, extend the license term, or purchase a new license.

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Licensing information for PowerProtect Data Manager software components Review the licensing information for the various components in the PowerProtect Data Manager software bundle.

For each component, the following table indicates whether a license key is required.

Table 5. Licensing information for PowerProtect Data Manager software components

PowerProtect Data Manager software components License key required

PowerProtect Data Manager Yes

Reporting Engine No

PowerProtect Central No

Application Direct (Microsoft application agents, database application agents, Oracle RMAN, and File System agents)

No

Storage Direct (Storage Direct agent) Yes

VM Direct (vProxy) No

Dell PowerProtect Cloud Snapshot Manager Yes

Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR) No

Dell RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines Yes

PowerProtect Cyber Recovery Yes

vRealize Data Protection Extension for RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines

No

vRealize Data Protection Extension for PowerProtect Data Manager

No

DD Boost FS No

Data Protection Central (DPC) No

Dell vProtect Yes

Dell Cloud Tier Yes

DD Virtual Edition Yes

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Licensing PowerProtect Data Manager

Topics:

Before you begin Create your license files Download the software Add a PowerProtect Data Manager license Additional information Troubleshooting License Authorization Code (LAC) issues

Before you begin Before you begin license activation, review the following information.

When a PowerProtect Data Manager sales order is approved, a license authorization letter is automatically sent to the email addresses provided during order entry. The letter contains the License Authorization Code (LAC), which is required to begin license activation.

Follow the instructions in the license authorization letter to begin license activation.

If you do not have the license authorization letter or LAC, follow the steps in Troubleshooting License Authorization Code (LAC) issues.

For more information about software licensing, see these resources:

Software Licensing Central Documentation Software Licensing Central Activation video

Create your license files Activate the software and create the PowerProtect Data Manager license files.

Prerequisites

Before you create the license files, see Before you begin.

Steps

1. Open the license authorization letter and follow the instructions under Activating Your Software.

This action takes you to the first step of the software activation wizard on the Software Licensing Central website (described in step 2).

If you do not have the license authorization letter, you can activate your software directly from Software Licensing Central. Provide information such as Licensing Authorization Code (LAC) or Sales Order #.

2. In the Select Products step of the software activation wizard, select the products that you want to activate and click Start the Activation Process.

3. In the Select a Machine step:

a. If you are activating a new instance or rehosting to a new target machine, add a new machine name, and click Save Machine & Continue to Next Step.

b. If you are increasing capacity on an existing machine, use the Search Machines widget, select the machine, and click Next: Enter Details.

4. In the Enter Details step, enter the quantity of entitlements that you want to activate and the machine details.

5. In the Review step, review your selections, and click Activate. This action generates the license keys.

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6. In the Complete step, view and download the .xml license key files that you generated. To return to the Software Licensing Central home page, click Home.

Next steps

Transfer the license files to the computer from which you plan to run PowerProtect Data Manager.

Download the software Use the following steps to download the PowerProtect Data Manager software.

Steps

1. Go to Customer Support Downloads and Drivers and sign in.

2. In the Identify your product field, enter the product name.

3. Find the software that you want to download and click Download.

Add a PowerProtect Data Manager license Add a PowerProtect Data Manager license to automatically register the product and enable support.

Prerequisites

Create the license files. Create your license files provides more information.

Steps

1. From the PowerProtect Data Manager UI, click the System Settings icon along the top-right.

2. Select Settings > License.

3. Do one of the following: Copy and paste the license file text into the text box. Click Upload File, browse to the location where the license file is located, and click Open.

4. Click Save.

Results

Your license is added to the PowerProtect Data Manager system.

Additional information The following resources provide more information about Software Licensing Central and the licensing process.

Software Licensing Central Documentation Software Licensing Central FAQs

Troubleshooting License Authorization Code (LAC) issues Review the following information if you do not have the License Authorization Code (LAC).

If you do not have the LAC, you have the following options:

Search for entitlements 1. Go to the Software Licensing Central website and click Entitlements > Entitlements. 2. Enter the sales order number or purchase order number, and then click Search.

Request a new LAC

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