In part I of this series I showed you the download and the deployment of the HP StoreOnce VSA. Part II showed you the configuration of two libraries and the connection of the backup server to this two tape libraries. Part III of this series covers the configuration of devices and meda pools in HP Data Protector 8.1. This article will not show the installation of HP Data Protector 8.1.
The HP StoreOnce VSA is a virtual storage appliance, that is designed for backups between 1 TB and 10 TB and it’s based on HPs StoreOnce technology. I wrote a short overview about the HP StoreOnce VSA some weeks ago. Take a look at this blog posting if you are not familiar with HP StoreOnce VSA. This article is focuses on the deployment of the HP StoreOnce VSA in a VMware vSphere environment.
In part I of this series I showed you the download and the deployment of the HP StoreOnce VSA. But without further configuration, it’s only a VM that has 4 vCPUs, 16 GB memory and ~ 1,5 TB of disk space. Pretty much for a VM that can’t do anything for you. ;) Creating a library Open a browser and open the StoreOnce Management Console. Username: Admin Password: admin Patrick Terlisten/ vcloudnine.