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VM Direct Quick Start Guide

PowerProtect Data Manager Version 19.3

REV 01 December 2019

l PowerProtect Data Manager and VM Direct Overview.............................................. 2 l PowerProtect Data Manager resource requirements in a VMware environment........ 2 l Software and hardware requirements........................................................................ 2 l Port usage................................................................................................................. 3 l VM Direct port usage.................................................................................................5 l VM Direct agent port usage....................................................................................... 6 l PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct new deployment overview...........................6

PowerProtect Data Manager and VM Direct Overview VM Direct is the protection engine within PowerProtect Data Manager that allows you to manage and protect virtual machine assets.

PowerProtect Data Manager resource requirements in a VMware environment

Learn the minimum system requirements for PowerProtect Data Manager in a VMware environment (ESXi server).

l 10 CPU cores

l 18 GB of RAM for PowerProtect Data Manager

l Five disks with the following capacities:

n Disk 1100 GB

n Disk 2500 GB

n Disk 310 GB

n Disk 410 GB

n Disk 55 GB

l One 1-GB NIC

Note: If you plan to use Cloud DR, your system must also meet the following requirements:

l CPU requirement = 14

Memory requirement = 22

Software and hardware requirements The following table lists the required components for PowerProtect Data Manager and the VM Direct protection engine.

Table 1 PowerProtect Data Manager and VM Direct Engine requirements

Component Requirements

PowerProtect Data Manager with the VM Direct Engine

Version 19.2 or later

vCenter Server l vSphere and ESXi versions 6.0, 6.5, 6.7. Note: Version 6.5 and later is required to perform Microsoft SQL Server application-aware protection.

Refer to VMware documentation on physical host requirements for the ESXi hosts:

l ESXi 6.5 minimum requirements

l ESXi 6.0 hardware requirements

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Table 1 PowerProtect Data Manager and VM Direct Engine requirements (continued)

Component Requirements

VMware Tools Version 10 or later. Note: Version 10.1 and later is required to perform Microsoft SQL Server application-aware protection.

Data Domain l A minimum of one configured DD Boost device is required. All models of DD systems are supported.

l DD operating system (DD OS) version 6.1 or later and the DD Management Console (DDMC).

l Make note of the hosts writing backups to your DD systems.

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

Port usage This table summarizes the port requirements for PowerProtect Data Manager. PowerProtect Data Manager audits and blocks all ports not listed below.

Table 2 PowerProtect Data Manager port requirements

Description Communication Port Blocked by Firewall

SSH communications Bi-directional communication between the SSH client and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance.

22 TCP/UDP No

RabbitMQ Internal only. 5672 TCP Yes

SQL, Oracle, File System Bi-directional communication between the PowerProtect Data Manager agent and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance.

7000 TCP Yes

Rest Server Bi-directional communication between the HTTP client and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance.

8443 TCP No

UI Bi-directional communication between the browser host and the PowerProtect Data Manager system.

9000 TCP No

UI redirect Inbound only 80 TCP

443

No

Configuration Manager Internal only 55555 TCP Yes

Elastic Search Internal only 9200 TCP

9300 TCP

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Table 2 PowerProtect Data Manager port requirements (continued)

Description Communication Port Blocked by Firewall

Quorum Peer Internal only 2181 TCP Yes

Catalog Internal only 9760 TCP Yes

LDAP Outbound only 389 TCP/UDP

636 TCP

No

Discovery (Devices) Outbound between the PowerProtect Data Manager system and the device.

3009 TCPStorage Direct and Data Domain

5989 TCPSMI-S

No Default values are user-configurable.

MailHome Outbound only 25 465 TCP

587 TCP

143 TCP

993 TCP

No

Storage Management for VMAX

Outbound between the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance and the VMAX. This port is the Solutions Enabler default server port, which the VMAX array uses to control active snapshot management for SnapVX, including for PP-VMAX.

2707 TCP Note: Default value is user- configurable.

No Default values are user-configurable.

Upgrade Manager UI Bi-directional communication between the host that contains the upgrade package and the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance.

14443 TCP No

Server DR Outbound between the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance and the Data Domain appliance.

111 TCP DD Boost/NFS (portmapper)

2049 TCPDD Boost/ NFS

2052 TCP/UDPNFS (mountid)

No The Data Domain 5.5.1 Product Security Guide provides information

Secrets Manager Internal only 9092 TCP

Secure Remote Services Gateway

Outbound 9443 TCP No

Embedded VM Proxy Internal only 9095 TCP Yes

VM Direct orchestration Internal only 9096 TCP Yes

VM Direct infrastructure manager

Internal only 9097 TCP Yes

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Table 2 PowerProtect Data Manager port requirements (continued)

Description Communication Port Blocked by Firewall

External VM Direct appliance

Outbound 9090 TCP No

VM Direct agent management

Outbound 9613 TCP No

PowerProtect Kubernetes controller

Outbound between the PowerProtect Data Manager appliance and the PowerProtect Controller on the Kubernetes cluster. This port is used by PowerProtect Data Manager to pull the logs from the controller pod.

30095 TCP No

External Search Cluster Outbound between PowerProtect Data Manager and Search Cluster. This port is used by PowerProtect to perform search queries.

14251 TCP No

VM Direct port usage This table summarizes the port requirements for an external PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct appliance.

PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct audits and blocks all ports that are not listed below.

Table 3 PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct appliance port requirements

Description Communication Port Blocked by Firewall

SSH communication Bi-directional communication between the SSH client and the external VM DIrect appliance.

22 TCP No

RabbitMQ Internal only. 5672, 4369 TCP Yes

RestServer Bi-directional communication between the HTTP client and the VM Direct appliance.

9090 No

VM Direct agent management

Outbound 9613 No

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VM Direct agent port usage This table summarizes the port requirements for an external PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct agent.

Table 4 PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct agent port requirements

Description Communication Port Blocked by Firewall

VM Direct agent on protected guest virtual machine

Inbound 9613 Customer setup

PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct new deployment overview

The following summary provides an overview for deploying an external VM Direct Engine in PowerProtect Data Manager to facilitate data movement with the VM Direct protection engine.

Table 5 New PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct protection engine deployment

Step System or UI reference Document reference

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

None Your account team can help with backup storage design.

1. Install PowerProtect DD Management Center (DDMC). PowerProtect Data Manager uses DDMC to connect to your Data Domain.

PowerProtect DD Management Center

PowerProtect DD Management Center 6.1 Installation and Administration Guide

2. Install the PowerProtect Data Manager software.

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerDeployment Guide

3. Add PowerProtect Data Manager to external Data Domains or PowerProtect DD Management Center (DDMC).

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide section "Add Protection Storage"

4. Add a vCenter Server to discover virtual machine assets for management within

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide section "Adding a vCenter Server asset source"

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Table 5 New PowerProtect Data Manager VM Direct protection engine deployment (continued)

Step System or UI reference Document reference

the PowerProtect Data Manager

5. Add an external VM Direct appliance under VM Direct protection engine.

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide section "Add a VM Direct Appliance"

6. Add the protection policy for virtual machine assets that you want to back up.

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide section "Add a protection policy for virtual machine protection"

7. Add Service Level Objectives to the protection policy groups to verify that your protected assets are meeting the Service Level Agreements.

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide section "Add a Service Level Agreement"

PowerProtect Data Manager configuration is complete.

8. Wait for the scheduled FULL backup of the virtual machine protection policy to complete, or perform an ad hoc (on-demand) backup of the policy.

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide

9. Monitor protection compliance in the PowerProtect Data Manager Dashboard.

PowerProtect Data Manager PowerProtect Data ManagerAdministration and User Guide "Available tools and options in the PowerProtect Data Manager"

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