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Summary of Content for Dell Data Protection Search 18.0 Data Protection Software Compatibility Guide PDF

Dell EMC Search Version 18.0

Software Compatibility Guide 302-005-032

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Copyright 2018 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved.

Published June 2018

Dell believes the information in this publication is accurate as of its publication date. The information is subject to change without notice.





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Preface 5

Search software compatibility 9 Avamar compatibility...................................................................................10 Environment and system compatibility........................................................10 Browser support......................................................................................... 10

Chapter 1


Search 18.0 Software Compatibility Guide 3


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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 a technical support professional.


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Audience This document is intended for the administrator and index administrator who will be involved in managing Data Protection Search and determining product compatibility for the environment.

Search support statement The following are supported:

l Search configurations with components, operating systems, or products that are specified in this document.

l Third-party product versions that are specified in this document and that the product vendor supports.

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

Table 1 Search Revision History

Revision Date Changes

01 June 22, 2018 GA release of the Search 18.0 Software Compatibility Guide.

Related documentation The Search documentation set includes the following publications:

l Search Administration Guide

l Search Security Configuration Guide

l Search Software Compatibility Guide

l Search Release Notes

Special notice conventions that are used in this document The following conventions are used for special notices:


Identifies content that warns of potential business or data loss.

Preface 5


Contains information that is incidental, but not essential, to the topic.

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

Table 2 Style conventions

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

Monospace Used for:

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l System output, such as an error message or script

l Pathnames, file names, file name extensions, prompts, and syntax

l 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.

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Knowledgebase The Knowledgebase contains applicable solutions that you can search for by solution number, for example, 123456, or by keyword.

To search the Knowledgebase:

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Search software compatibility

This section includes the following topics.

l Avamar compatibility.......................................................................................... 10 l Environment and system compatibility............................................................... 10 l Browser support................................................................................................. 10

Search software compatibility 9

Avamar compatibility Learn about the supported versions of Avamar for Search 18.0.

The Search virtual appliance supports the Avamar 7.5.1 version that is included with IDPA 2.2.

Environment and system compatibility Learn about the Search 18.0 environment and system compatibility.

Search is configured with a built-in OpenLDAP service that includes preconfigured user accounts and groups. An external LDAP server is optional:

l Microsoft Active Directory on Windows 2003 R2 and later

l Open LDAP 2.3, 2.4 and later


LDAP is only supported with PEM certificates.

Metadata indexing requirements Metadata indexing of file system backups and NDMP backups are supported for Avamar. Search supports metadata indexing of NDMP backups on the following storage platforms:


l Isilon

l Unity

Metadata indexing of Windows VMware VM clients with NTFS disks is supported for Avamar. Search requires the following to index VMware VM clients:

l Avamar 7.5.1.

l Enable indexing on the Avamar server.

l Install VMware tools on the VM.

l The following devices are supported:

n SATA or SCSI NTFS with simple MBR partitions

n SATA or SCSI NTFS with simple GPT partitions

l The following devices are not supported:

n Non-NTFS disks (FAT/FAT32/ReFS)

n IDE disks (there must be no IDE disks in the VM at all)

n Striped or RAID-5 devices

Full content indexing requirements Full content indexing of file system and NDMP backups is supported for Avamar. Search does not support full content indexing of other backup types.

Browser support Search 18.0 supports the latest version of the following browsers:

Search software compatibility

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