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Quick Start Guide

PowerProtect Data Manager Microsoft Application Agent and Oracle RMAN Agent Version 19.4

Quick Start Guide REV 01 March 2020

l PowerProtect Data Manager overview...................................................................... 2 l Prerequisites..............................................................................................................2 l Firewall and port considerations.................................................................................3 l PowerProtect Data Manager new deployment overview............................................3 l PowerProtect Data Manager existing deployment overview......................................5

PowerProtect Data Manager overview Use PowerProtect Data Manager with the application agent to perform the following operations:

l Automate the configuration of the application agent backup policy and protection storage settings.

l Create a catalog of backups that are produced by the application agent, and then monitor that catalog data to determine if retention policies are being adhered to.

l Manage the life cycle of backups that are created by the application agentthat is, ensure that the backups are marked for garbage collection based on the rules of the retention policy.

PowerProtect Data Manager does not change the way that the application agent works. DBAs create the backups and perform the restores.

Prerequisites Ensure that your environment meets the requirements for a new deployment or upgrade of PowerProtect Data Manager.

Requirements:

l A list of hosts that write backups to DD systems is available.

l DD OS version 6.1 or later and the DD Management Console (DDMC). All models of DD systems are supported.

l Application agent 19.4 or earlier.

l License: A trial license is provided with the PowerProtect Data Manager software. DPS Applications, Backup, and Enterprise customers can contact Dell EMC Licensing Support for assistance with a permanent PowerProtect Data Manager license.

l Large environments require multiple PowerProtect Data Manager instances. Contact Champions.eCDM@emc.com for assistance with sizing requests.

l The PowerProtect Data Manager 19.4 download file requires the following:

n ESXi version 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, or 7.0.

n 8 vCPUs, 18 GB RAM, one 100 GB disk, and one 500 GB disk.

n The latest version of the Google Chrome browser to access the PowerProtect Data Manager UI.

n TCP port 7000 is open between PowerProtect Data Manager and the application agent hosts.

l VMware ESXi server that hosts PowerProtect Data Manager meets the following minimum system requirements:

n 10 CPU cores

n 18 GB of RAM for PowerProtect Data Manager

n Five disks with the following capacities:

Disk 1100 GB

Disk 2500 GB

Disk 310 GB

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Disk 410 GB

Disk 55 GB

n One 1-GB NIC

Firewall and port considerations

Table 1 PowerProtect Data Manager port requirements

Description Communication Port

SSH communications Bidirectional communication between the SSH client and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance

22 TCP/UDP

RestServer Bidirectional communication between the HTTP client and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance

8443 TCP

UI redirect Inbound only 80 TCP

443

LDAP Outbound only 389 TCP/UDP

636 TCP

Discovery (devices) Outbound between the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance and the device

3009 TCPStorage Direct and DD system

5989 TCPSMI-S

443 TCPXtremIO

7225 TCPRecoverPoint

PowerProtect Data Manager agent

Bidirectional communication between the database hosts and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance

7000 TCP

Embedded VM Direct service

Outbound 9090 TCP

PowerProtect Data Manager new deployment overview Familiarize yourself with the high-level steps required to install PowerProtect Data Manager with the Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent.

Table 2 New deployment of PowerProtect Data Manager with Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent

Step System or UI reference

Document reference

0. Design how to group the backups based on the storage requirements and retention policies.

None The account team can help with backup storage design.

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Table 2 New deployment of PowerProtect Data Manager with Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent (continued)

Step System or UI reference

Document reference

1. Install DD Management Center (DDMC). PowerProtect Data Manager uses DDMC to connect to the DD systems.

DD Management Center

DD Management Center Installation and Administration Guide

2. Install the PowerProtect Data Manager from the download file.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Deployment Guide

3. Add external DD systems or DDMC to PowerProtect Data Manager.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

4 Install the application agent on the appropriate hosts and connect them to PowerProtect Data Manager. This operation should be performed by DBAs.

Windows SQL Server for Microsoft application agent

Linux Oracle host

PowerProtect Data Manager for Microsoft Application Agent SQL Server User Guide

or

PowerProtect Data Manager for Oracle RMAN Agent User Guide

5. Add new or approve pending SQL and Oracle agent requests.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager for Microsoft Application Agent SQL Server User Guide

or

PowerProtect Data Manager for Oracle RMAN Agent User Guide

6. After the approval of agent requests, PowerProtect Data Manager must run a discovery operation to discover the assets.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

7. Add a protection policy for groups of assets that you want to back up.

You must add credentials to the database so that PowerProtect Data Manager can access the database and create backups.

Note: After you create a centralized protection job, the first backup is a full backup.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

8. Add Service Level Objectives to the protection policy to verify that the protected assets meet the Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

PowerProtect Data Manager configuration is complete.

DBAs perform backups and PowerProtect Data Manager creates a catalog of the backups, monitors the catalog for retention policy compliance, and, if configured, manages the life cycle of the backups.

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Table 2 New deployment of PowerProtect Data Manager with Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent (continued)

Step System or UI reference

Document reference

10. Monitor protection compliance in the PowerProtect Data Manager dashboard.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

PowerProtect Data Manager existing deployment overview Familiarize yourself with the high-level steps required to install PowerProtect Data Manager with the Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent in an existing environment.

Table 3 Existing deployment of PowerProtect Data Manager with Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent

Step System or UI reference

Document reference

1. Install DD Management Center (DDMC). PowerProtect Data Manager uses DDMC to connect to the DD systems.

DD Management Center

DD Management Center Installation and Administration Guide

2. Install the PowerProtect Data Manager from the download file.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Deployment Guide

3. Add external DD systems or DDMC to PowerProtect Data Manager.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

4a. Uninstall and then reinstall the Microsoft application agent on the SQL hosts and connect the hosts to PowerProtect Data Manager. This operation should be performed by DBAs.

Windows SQL Server for Microsoft application agent

PowerProtect Data Manager for Microsoft Application Agent SQL Server User Guide

4b. Upgrade the Oracle RMAN agent on the Oracle hosts and connect the hosts to PowerProtect Data Manager. This operation should be performed by DBAs.

Linux Oracle host PowerProtect Data Manager for Oracle RMAN Agent User Guide

5. Add new or approve pending SQL and Oracle agent requests.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager for Microsoft Application Agent SQL Server User Guide

or

PowerProtect Data Manager for Oracle RMAN Agent User Guide

6. After the approval of agent requests, PowerProtect Data Manager must run a discovery operation to discover the assets.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

7. Add a protection policy for groups of assets that you want to back up.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

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Table 3 Existing deployment of PowerProtect Data Manager with Microsoft application agent or Oracle RMAN agent (continued)

Step System or UI reference

Document reference

You must add credentials to the database so that PowerProtect Data Manager can access the database and create backups.

Note: After you create a centralized protection job, the first backup is a full backup.

8. Add Service Level Objectives to the protection policy to verify that the protected assets meet the Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

PowerProtect Data Manager configuration is complete.

DBAs perform backups and PowerProtect Data Manager creates a catalog of the backups, monitors the catalog for retention policy compliance, and, if configured, manages the life cycle of the backups.

10. Monitor protection compliance in the PowerProtect Data Manager dashboard.

PowerProtect Data Manager

PowerProtect Data Manager Administration and User Guide

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