Release notes
  Links to the Release Notes
  Links to the Release Notes
Installation and administration
  Installing and setting up SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter features
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter security features
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
    Installation workflow for new users
    Installation workflow for SnapManager users
    Preparing for the installation
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Host requirements
        Domain requirements
        Space and sizing requirements
        SAN host requirements
      Supported storage systems and applications
      Supported browsers
      Connection and port requirements
      Licensing requirements
      SnapCenter repository identification
      Network Load Balancing and Application Request Routing options for high availability
        Application Request Routing requirements
        High Availability for the SnapCenter MySQL Repository
    Installing SnapCenter and the plug-in packages
      SnapCenter installation worksheet
      Installing the SnapCenter Server
      Logging in to SnapCenter
      Modifying the SnapCenter default GUI session timeout
      Configuring role-based access control for SnapCenter users
        Types of role-based access control in SnapCenter
        Role-based access control permissions and roles
        Pre-defined SnapCenter roles and permissions
        Adding a user to a role
        Assigning users access to assets
      Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
        Types of SnapCenter licenses
        How SnapCenter calculates capacity usage
        Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Setting up storage system connections
      Setting up Run As credentials
        Authentication methods for your Run As credentials
        Setting up your Run As credentials
      Installing plug-in packages
        Prerequisites to adding hosts and installing plug-in packages
          Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users to install Plug-in for Oracle Database
        SnapCenter plug-in deployment checklist
        Adding hosts and installing plug-in packages on remote hosts
          Modifying plug-in ports
          Increasing the remote plug-in installation process timeout
          Managing the SnapCenter Plug-in Loader service for Linux
        Installing plug-ins on multiple remote hosts using cmdlets
        Monitoring SnapCenter plug-in package installation status
        Configuring the host log directory and verification server for SQL Server
        Identifying available resources
        Adding resources to SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
        Adding databases to SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
    Installing and setting up SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Overview of SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      When to use the SnapCenter GUI and the vCenter GUI
      Installation workflow for VMware vSphere users
      Preparing for the installation
        Supported storage systems
        Installation requirements for the Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Using SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere with vCenter Servers in Linked Mode
        Configuring RBAC for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere users
          Types of RBAC for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere users
          Pre-defined roles and permissions for the Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Setting up SVMs and Run As credentials
      Authentication and user management with vCenter RBAC and ONTAP RBAC
        Components of vCenter Server permissions
        Predefined roles packaged with SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Product-level privilege required by SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        ONTAP RBAC features in SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        How to configure ONTAP RBAC for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Types of installation configurations
        Methods for installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vSphere from the SnapCenter GUI
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vCenter from the SnapCenter Server host by using PowerShell cmdlets
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vSphere from a local host by using the installer GUI for the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vSphere from a local host silently from the command line
      Updating SnapCenter and vCenter settings
        Updating hypervisor configuration settings
        Updating vCenter or SnapCenter information in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Upgrading SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Migrating VSC hosts
        Prerequisites for migrating VSC hosts
        Migrating a VSC host using the SnapCenter GUI
        Migrating a VSC host using the vCenter GUI
        Post-migration tasks after migrating a VSC host
        Restarting the vSphere web client service
          Restarting the vSphere web client service in Windows
          Restarting the vSphere web client service in Linux
    Preparing storage systems for SnapMirror and SnapVault replication
      Understanding the differences between SnapMirror and SnapVault
      Preparing storage systems for SnapMirror replication
      Preparing storage systems for SnapVault replication
    Provisioning storage on Windows hosts
      Configuring LUN storage
        Establishing an iSCSI session
        Disconnecting an iSCSI session
        Creating and managing igroups
          Creating an igroup
          Renaming an igroup
          Modifying an igroup
          Deleting an igroup
        Creating and managing disks
          Viewing the disks on a host
          Creating FC-connected or iSCSI-connected LUNs or disks
          Resizing a disk
          Connecting a disk
          Disconnecting a disk
          Deleting a disk
      Creating and managing SMB shares
        Creating an SMB share
        Deleting an SMB share
      Reclaiming space on the storage system
      Using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows in VMware environments
        Supported VMware guest OS platforms
          VMware ESX server-related limitations
          Minimum vCenter privileges required for SnapCenter RDM operations
        Using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Requirements for using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Microsoft cluster support limitations when using FC RDM LUNs
          Creating a shared FC RDM LUN
        Troubleshooting RDM LUN creation
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows cmdlets
    Upgrading SnapCenter and SnapCenter plug-in packages
      Configuring SnapCenter to check for available updates
      Supported MySQL upgrade scenarios
      SnapCenter upgrade limitations
      Upgrading the SnapCenter Server
      Upgrading your plug-in packages
    Uninstalling SnapCenter plug-ins and plug-in packages
      Uninstalling plug-ins from a host using the SnapCenter GUI
      Uninstalling Windows plug-ins using the command-line interface on the SnapCenter Server host
      Uninstalling plug-ins locally on a host
      Uninstalling SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux using the command-line interface
      Removing a host from SnapCenter Server
        Prerequisites to remove a host
        Removing a host
      Uninstalling SnapCenter
    Installing plug-ins independently
      Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows independently
        Preparation to install the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows silently from the command line
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server independently
        Preparation to install the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server silently from the command line
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database independently
        Preparation to install the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database interactively
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database using command-line interface
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database independently on the Linux host
        Preparation for installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database on the Linux host
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database on the Linux host using the command-line interface
    Troubleshooting
      SnapCenter installation fails to create DB with the error Invalid username/password, please try again
      Enabling AutoSupport email notifications
      Unable to create SSL or TLS secure channel
      SnapCenter Plug-in Package for Microsoft Windows or SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server upgrade might fail on hosts with SQL databases on VMDK
      HTTP error 503. The service is unavailable.
      Unable to display SnapCenter web login page on local host
      SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux installation fails due to an incorrect Java version
      SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux installation fails due to improper uninstallation
      SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux installation fails
      Reinstalling SnapCenter Plug-ins for Linux does not update spl.properties file with new values
      SnapCenter Server is unable to communicate with the host
      SnapCenter plug-in loader fails with an error
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the host is restarted
      Registering vCenter details task displays a warning
      Unable to access cluster IP address from outside network
      Unable to upgrade to SnapCenter 3.0 because communication with MySQL Server fails
      Unable to add storage systems after upgrading SnapCenter Server
      Failed to uninstall SnapCenter Server
      Uninstall does not remove plug-in from vCenter
    Appendixes
      Adding an ONTAP RBAC role using security login commands
      Minimum recommended RBAC roles for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Minimum ONTAP privileges required
      ONTAP CLI commands for creating SVM roles
      Features enabled on your Windows host during installation
  Importing SnapManager data into SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    Importing archived backups from SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server to SnapCenter
      Limitations related to import feature
      Importing archived backups
      Viewing the imported backups in SnapCenter Server
    Importing data from SnapManager for Oracle and SnapManager for SAP to SnapCenter
      Configurations supported for importing data
        What gets imported to SnapCenter
        What does not get imported to SnapCenter
      Preparing to import data
      Importing data
      Cancelling an import operation
      Troubleshooting an import operation
  Performing administrative tasks with SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter features
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter security features
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
    Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
    Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Managing SnapCenter Standard and Advanced capacity licenses
      Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Viewing SnapCenter Standard and Advanced capacity license details
      Modifying SnapCenter Standard or Advanced capacity licenses
      Deleting SnapCenter Standard or Advanced capacity licenses
    Managing your storage system connections
      What SVMs are
      Setting up storage system connections
      Modifying your storage system connections
      Deleting your storage system connections
      Viewing storage controller SnapManager Suite license status
    Managing virtualization plug-ins
      Updating vCenter or SnapCenter information in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
    Using role-based access control
      Types of role-based access control in SnapCenter
      SnapCenter role-based access control
        Role-based access control permissions and roles
        Pre-defined SnapCenter roles and permissions
        Adding a user to a role
        Creating a new role
        Assigning users access to assets
        Modifying a role
      Application-level role-based access control
        Authentication methods for your Run As credentials
        Setting up your Run As credentials
        Configuring Run As account credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
        Configuring Run As account credentials for an Oracle database
    Using Application Request Routing and Network Load Balancing
      Application Request Routing requirements
      Determining load balancing status and Application Request Routing enablement
    Provisioning storage on Windows hosts
      Configuring LUN storage
        Establishing an iSCSI session
        Disconnecting an iSCSI session
        Creating and managing igroups
          Creating an igroup
          Renaming an igroup
          Modifying an igroup
          Deleting an igroup
        Creating and managing disks
          Viewing the disks on a host
          Creating FC-connected or iSCSI-connected LUNs or disks
          Resizing a disk
          Connecting a disk
          Disconnecting a disk
          Deleting a disk
      Creating and managing SMB shares
        Creating an SMB share
        Deleting an SMB share
      Reclaiming space on the storage system
      Using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows in VMware environments
        Supported VMware guest OS platforms
          VMware ESX server-related limitations
          Minimum vCenter privileges required for SnapCenter RDM operations
        Using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Requirements for using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Microsoft cluster support limitations when using FC RDM LUNs
          Creating a shared FC RDM LUN
        Troubleshooting RDM LUN creation
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows cmdlets
    Working with managed hosts
      Viewing details about managed hosts
      Modifying hosts and plug-ins
      Refreshing virtual machine information
      Starting and restarting plug-in services
      Suspending schedules on hosts to place them in maintenance mode
      Removing a host from SnapCenter Server
        Prerequisites to remove a host
        Removing a host
      Verifying the supported configurations for SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
    Managing the SnapCenter Server repository
      Prerequisites for protecting the SnapCenter repository
      Configuring the SnapCenter repository for protection
      Getting backups of the SnapCenter database
      Restoring the SnapCenter database backup
      Migrating the SnapCenter repository
    Using SnapCenter reporting capabilities
      Centralized reporting options
      Information provided in Dashboard reports
      Requesting job status reports from the Dashboard
      Configuring your dashboard
      Types of reports
      Configuring your reports
      Exporting or printing reports
      Setting the SMTP server for email notifications using Global Settings
      Configuring the option to email reports
    Monitoring jobs, schedules, events, and logs
      Monitoring SnapCenter jobs
        Monitoring backup operations
        Stopping a scheduled job
        Canceling queued jobs
      Monitoring SnapCenter schedules
      Monitoring SnapCenter events
      Monitoring SnapCenter logs
        Types of SnapCenter logs
        Event log locations
        Using Microsoft Windows Installer log files
        Using the SnapCenter version.exe/debug log
        Exporting logs
      Removing jobs and logs from SnapCenter
    Administering EMS data collection
      Stopping EMS data collection
      Starting EMS data collection
      Changing EMS data collection schedule and target SVM
      Monitoring EMS data collection status
    Using SnapCenter REST APIs
      Accessing REST APIs using the Swagger API web page
      List of available REST APIs
      Troubleshooting REST APIs
  Installing and setting up SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter features
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter security features
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
    Installation workflow for new users
    Installation workflow for SnapManager users
    Preparing for the installation
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Host requirements
        Domain requirements
        Space and sizing requirements
        SAN host requirements
      Supported storage systems and applications
      Supported browsers
      Connection and port requirements
      Licensing requirements
      SnapCenter repository identification
      Network Load Balancing and Application Request Routing options for high availability
        Application Request Routing requirements
        High Availability for the SnapCenter MySQL Repository
    Installing SnapCenter and the plug-in packages
      SnapCenter installation worksheet
      Installing the SnapCenter Server
      Logging in to SnapCenter
      Modifying the SnapCenter default GUI session timeout
      Configuring role-based access control for SnapCenter users
        Types of role-based access control in SnapCenter
        Role-based access control permissions and roles
        Pre-defined SnapCenter roles and permissions
        Adding a user to a role
        Assigning users access to assets
      Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
        Types of SnapCenter licenses
        How SnapCenter calculates capacity usage
        Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Setting up storage system connections
      Setting up Run As credentials
        Authentication methods for your Run As credentials
        Setting up your Run As credentials
      Installing plug-in packages
        Prerequisites to adding hosts and installing plug-in packages
          Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users to install Plug-in for Oracle Database
        SnapCenter plug-in deployment checklist
        Adding hosts and installing plug-in packages on remote hosts
          Modifying plug-in ports
          Increasing the remote plug-in installation process timeout
          Managing the SnapCenter Plug-in Loader service for Linux
        Installing plug-ins on multiple remote hosts using cmdlets
        Monitoring SnapCenter plug-in package installation status
        Configuring the host log directory and verification server for SQL Server
        Identifying available resources
        Adding resources to SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
        Adding databases to SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
    Installing and setting up SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Overview of SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      When to use the SnapCenter GUI and the vCenter GUI
      Installation workflow for VMware vSphere users
      Preparing for the installation
        Supported storage systems
        Installation requirements for the Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Using SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere with vCenter Servers in Linked Mode
        Configuring RBAC for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere users
          Types of RBAC for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere users
          Pre-defined roles and permissions for the Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Setting up SVMs and Run As credentials
      Authentication and user management with vCenter RBAC and ONTAP RBAC
        Components of vCenter Server permissions
        Predefined roles packaged with SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Product-level privilege required by SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        ONTAP RBAC features in SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        How to configure ONTAP RBAC for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Types of installation configurations
        Methods for installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vSphere from the SnapCenter GUI
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vCenter from the SnapCenter Server host by using PowerShell cmdlets
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vSphere from a local host by using the installer GUI for the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
        Installing the Plug-in for VMware vSphere from a local host silently from the command line
      Updating SnapCenter and vCenter settings
        Updating hypervisor configuration settings
        Updating vCenter or SnapCenter information in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Upgrading SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Migrating VSC hosts
        Prerequisites for migrating VSC hosts
        Migrating a VSC host using the SnapCenter GUI
        Migrating a VSC host using the vCenter GUI
        Post-migration tasks after migrating a VSC host
        Restarting the vSphere web client service
          Restarting the vSphere web client service in Windows
          Restarting the vSphere web client service in Linux
    Preparing storage systems for SnapMirror and SnapVault replication
      Understanding the differences between SnapMirror and SnapVault
      Preparing storage systems for SnapMirror replication
      Preparing storage systems for SnapVault replication
    Provisioning storage on Windows hosts
      Configuring LUN storage
        Establishing an iSCSI session
        Disconnecting an iSCSI session
        Creating and managing igroups
          Creating an igroup
          Renaming an igroup
          Modifying an igroup
          Deleting an igroup
        Creating and managing disks
          Viewing the disks on a host
          Creating FC-connected or iSCSI-connected LUNs or disks
          Resizing a disk
          Connecting a disk
          Disconnecting a disk
          Deleting a disk
      Creating and managing SMB shares
        Creating an SMB share
        Deleting an SMB share
      Reclaiming space on the storage system
      Using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows in VMware environments
        Supported VMware guest OS platforms
          VMware ESX server-related limitations
          Minimum vCenter privileges required for SnapCenter RDM operations
        Using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Requirements for using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Microsoft cluster support limitations when using FC RDM LUNs
          Creating a shared FC RDM LUN
        Troubleshooting RDM LUN creation
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows cmdlets
    Upgrading SnapCenter and SnapCenter plug-in packages
      Configuring SnapCenter to check for available updates
      Supported MySQL upgrade scenarios
      SnapCenter upgrade limitations
      Upgrading the SnapCenter Server
      Upgrading your plug-in packages
    Uninstalling SnapCenter plug-ins and plug-in packages
      Uninstalling plug-ins from a host using the SnapCenter GUI
      Uninstalling Windows plug-ins using the command-line interface on the SnapCenter Server host
      Uninstalling plug-ins locally on a host
      Uninstalling SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux using the command-line interface
      Removing a host from SnapCenter Server
        Prerequisites to remove a host
        Removing a host
      Uninstalling SnapCenter
    Installing plug-ins independently
      Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows independently
        Preparation to install the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows silently from the command line
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server independently
        Preparation to install the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server silently from the command line
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database independently
        Preparation to install the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database interactively
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database using command-line interface
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database independently on the Linux host
        Preparation for installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database on the Linux host
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database on the Linux host using the command-line interface
    Troubleshooting
      SnapCenter installation fails to create DB with the error Invalid username/password, please try again
      Enabling AutoSupport email notifications
      Unable to create SSL or TLS secure channel
      SnapCenter Plug-in Package for Microsoft Windows or SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server upgrade might fail on hosts with SQL databases on VMDK
      HTTP error 503. The service is unavailable.
      Unable to display SnapCenter web login page on local host
      SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux installation fails due to an incorrect Java version
      SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux installation fails due to improper uninstallation
      SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux installation fails
      Reinstalling SnapCenter Plug-ins for Linux does not update spl.properties file with new values
      SnapCenter Server is unable to communicate with the host
      SnapCenter plug-in loader fails with an error
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the host is restarted
      Registering vCenter details task displays a warning
      Unable to access cluster IP address from outside network
      Unable to upgrade to SnapCenter 3.0 because communication with MySQL Server fails
      Unable to add storage systems after upgrading SnapCenter Server
      Failed to uninstall SnapCenter Server
      Uninstall does not remove plug-in from vCenter
    Appendixes
      Adding an ONTAP RBAC role using security login commands
      Minimum recommended RBAC roles for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Minimum ONTAP privileges required
      ONTAP CLI commands for creating SVM roles
      Features enabled on your Windows host during installation
  Importing SnapManager data into SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    Importing archived backups from SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server to SnapCenter
      Limitations related to import feature
      Importing archived backups
      Viewing the imported backups in SnapCenter Server
    Importing data from SnapManager for Oracle and SnapManager for SAP to SnapCenter
      Configurations supported for importing data
        What gets imported to SnapCenter
        What does not get imported to SnapCenter
      Preparing to import data
      Importing data
      Cancelling an import operation
      Troubleshooting an import operation
  Performing administrative tasks with SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter features
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter security features
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
    Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
    Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Managing SnapCenter Standard and Advanced capacity licenses
      Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Viewing SnapCenter Standard and Advanced capacity license details
      Modifying SnapCenter Standard or Advanced capacity licenses
      Deleting SnapCenter Standard or Advanced capacity licenses
    Managing your storage system connections
      What SVMs are
      Setting up storage system connections
      Modifying your storage system connections
      Deleting your storage system connections
      Viewing storage controller SnapManager Suite license status
    Managing virtualization plug-ins
      Updating vCenter or SnapCenter information in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
    Using role-based access control
      Types of role-based access control in SnapCenter
      SnapCenter role-based access control
        Role-based access control permissions and roles
        Pre-defined SnapCenter roles and permissions
        Adding a user to a role
        Creating a new role
        Assigning users access to assets
        Modifying a role
      Application-level role-based access control
        Authentication methods for your Run As credentials
        Setting up your Run As credentials
        Configuring Run As account credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
        Configuring Run As account credentials for an Oracle database
    Using Application Request Routing and Network Load Balancing
      Application Request Routing requirements
      Determining load balancing status and Application Request Routing enablement
    Provisioning storage on Windows hosts
      Configuring LUN storage
        Establishing an iSCSI session
        Disconnecting an iSCSI session
        Creating and managing igroups
          Creating an igroup
          Renaming an igroup
          Modifying an igroup
          Deleting an igroup
        Creating and managing disks
          Viewing the disks on a host
          Creating FC-connected or iSCSI-connected LUNs or disks
          Resizing a disk
          Connecting a disk
          Disconnecting a disk
          Deleting a disk
      Creating and managing SMB shares
        Creating an SMB share
        Deleting an SMB share
      Reclaiming space on the storage system
      Using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows in VMware environments
        Supported VMware guest OS platforms
          VMware ESX server-related limitations
          Minimum vCenter privileges required for SnapCenter RDM operations
        Using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Requirements for using FC RDM LUNs in a Microsoft cluster
          Microsoft cluster support limitations when using FC RDM LUNs
          Creating a shared FC RDM LUN
        Troubleshooting RDM LUN creation
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows cmdlets
    Working with managed hosts
      Viewing details about managed hosts
      Modifying hosts and plug-ins
      Refreshing virtual machine information
      Starting and restarting plug-in services
      Suspending schedules on hosts to place them in maintenance mode
      Removing a host from SnapCenter Server
        Prerequisites to remove a host
        Removing a host
      Verifying the supported configurations for SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
    Managing the SnapCenter Server repository
      Prerequisites for protecting the SnapCenter repository
      Configuring the SnapCenter repository for protection
      Getting backups of the SnapCenter database
      Restoring the SnapCenter database backup
      Migrating the SnapCenter repository
    Using SnapCenter reporting capabilities
      Centralized reporting options
      Information provided in Dashboard reports
      Requesting job status reports from the Dashboard
      Configuring your dashboard
      Types of reports
      Configuring your reports
      Exporting or printing reports
      Setting the SMTP server for email notifications using Global Settings
      Configuring the option to email reports
    Monitoring jobs, schedules, events, and logs
      Monitoring SnapCenter jobs
        Monitoring backup operations
        Stopping a scheduled job
        Canceling queued jobs
      Monitoring SnapCenter schedules
      Monitoring SnapCenter events
      Monitoring SnapCenter logs
        Types of SnapCenter logs
        Event log locations
        Using Microsoft Windows Installer log files
        Using the SnapCenter version.exe/debug log
        Exporting logs
      Removing jobs and logs from SnapCenter
    Administering EMS data collection
      Stopping EMS data collection
      Starting EMS data collection
      Changing EMS data collection schedule and target SVM
      Monitoring EMS data collection status
    Using SnapCenter REST APIs
      Accessing REST APIs using the Swagger API web page
      List of available REST APIs
      Troubleshooting REST APIs
VM and datastore protection
  Protecting VMs and datastores
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere overview
      What you can do with SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere features in vCenter
      List of SnapCenter components
    Accessing the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere web client in vCenter
    Dashboard and job monitor
      Dashboard
      Monitoring jobs and downloading job logs
    Preparing for data protection for VMs and datastores
      Prerequisites for using SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Supported storage systems
      How virtual resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
      Configuring SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere for email alerts
    Defining a backup strategy for VMs and datastores
      Backup schedules for VMs and datastores
      Number of backups needed
      Snapshot copy naming conventions
      Backup retention options
      How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
    Backing up VMs and datastores
      Viewing backups
      Creating backup policies
      Support for prescripts and postscripts
      Creating resource groups
      Adding a single VM or datastore to a resource group
      Adding multiple VMs and datastores to a resource group
      Backing up resource groups on demand
    Restoring VMs from backups
      Searching for backups
      Restoring VMs and VMDKs from backups
      Restoring deleted VMs and VMDKs from backups
      Attaching a virtual disk to restore a file
      Detaching a virtual disk
    Mounting and unmounting datastores
      Mounting a datastore backup
      Unmounting a datastore backup
    Managing SVMs in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere inventory
      Adding SVMs using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere GUI
      Modifying SVMs using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere GUI
      Removing SVMs using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere GUI
    Managing resource groups for VMs and datastores
      Suspending and resuming operations on resource groups
      Modifying resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing policies for VMs and datastores
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing backups of VMs and datastores
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Troubleshooting
      vCenter GUI not correct for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Restarting the vSphere web client service in Windows
        Restarting the vSphere web client service in Linux
      You may have reached the maximum number of NFS volumes configured in the vCenter
      Unable to discover datastores on an SVM without a management LIF
      VMware vSphere does not remove snapshot delta disks during restore
      SnapCenter compatibility check fails
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
    Appendixes
      Overrides for customizing or retrying backup operations
      Minimum recommended RBAC roles for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Minimum ONTAP privileges required
  Protecting VMs and datastores
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere overview
      What you can do with SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere features in vCenter
      List of SnapCenter components
    Accessing the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere web client in vCenter
    Dashboard and job monitor
      Dashboard
      Monitoring jobs and downloading job logs
    Preparing for data protection for VMs and datastores
      Prerequisites for using SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Supported storage systems
      How virtual resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
      Configuring SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere for email alerts
    Defining a backup strategy for VMs and datastores
      Backup schedules for VMs and datastores
      Number of backups needed
      Snapshot copy naming conventions
      Backup retention options
      How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
    Backing up VMs and datastores
      Viewing backups
      Creating backup policies
      Support for prescripts and postscripts
      Creating resource groups
      Adding a single VM or datastore to a resource group
      Adding multiple VMs and datastores to a resource group
      Backing up resource groups on demand
    Restoring VMs from backups
      Searching for backups
      Restoring VMs and VMDKs from backups
      Restoring deleted VMs and VMDKs from backups
      Attaching a virtual disk to restore a file
      Detaching a virtual disk
    Mounting and unmounting datastores
      Mounting a datastore backup
      Unmounting a datastore backup
    Managing SVMs in the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere inventory
      Adding SVMs using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere GUI
      Modifying SVMs using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere GUI
      Removing SVMs using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere GUI
    Managing resource groups for VMs and datastores
      Suspending and resuming operations on resource groups
      Modifying resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing policies for VMs and datastores
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing backups of VMs and datastores
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Troubleshooting
      vCenter GUI not correct for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
        Restarting the vSphere web client service in Windows
        Restarting the vSphere web client service in Linux
      You may have reached the maximum number of NFS volumes configured in the vCenter
      Unable to discover datastores on an SVM without a management LIF
      VMware vSphere does not remove snapshot delta disks during restore
      SnapCenter compatibility check fails
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
    Appendixes
      Overrides for customizing or retrying backup operations
      Minimum recommended RBAC roles for SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      Minimum ONTAP privileges required
Database and file system protection
  Protecting Microsoft SQL Server databases with SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server features
      List of SnapCenter components
      Support for Asymmetric LUN Mapping (ALM) in Windows clusters
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server data protection workflow
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage layout recommendations for SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting SQL Server
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up SQL Server resources
      Defining a backup strategy for SQL Server resources
        Type of backups supported
        Backup schedules for database plug-ins
        Number of backup jobs needed for databases
        Backup naming conventions
        Backup retention options
        How long to retain transaction log backups on the source storage system
        Can you put all databases on the same volume
        Backup copy verification using the primary or secondary storage volume
        When to schedule verification jobs
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
        Support for prescripts and postscripts
      Configuring Run As account credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
      Configuring log directory and verification server
      Determining whether resources are available for backup
      Migrating resources to NetApp storage system
      Creating backup policies for SQL Server databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies for SQL Server
      Backing up SQL resources
      Backing up SQL Server resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing SQL Server backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SQL Server resources
      Defining a restoration strategy for SQL Server
        Sources and destinations for a restore operation
        Requirements for restoring a database
        SQL Server recovery models supported by SnapCenter
        Types of restore operations
      Restoring SQL Server databases
      Restoring a SQL Server database from secondary storage
      Reseeding Availability Group databases
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning SQL Server database resources
      Defining a cloning strategy for SQL Server
        Limitations related to clone operations
        Types of clone operations
      Cloning from a SQL Server database backup
      Performing Clone Lifecycle
      Monitoring clone operations
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Backup fails with Windows scheduler error
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      SnapCenter log on and operations fail with error underlying provider failed to open
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
      Clone operation fails as mounted clone drive is not found
      Clone operation might fail or take longer time to complete with default TCP_TIMEOUT value
      Verification and clone operation of a SQL database fails on bit-locker enabled drive
      Restore operation might timeout if the database size is in terabyte
      Restoring Availability Group fails
      Quiesce or grouping resources operations fail
      Backup operation initiated by an active directory user fails
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing backups
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Managing clones
      Deleting clones
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring and recovering resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cleaning up the secondary backup count using PowerShell cmdlets
  Protecting Windows file systems with SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows file systems overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows features
      List of SnapCenter components
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows file systems data protection workflow
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage layout requirements for SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
    Defining a backup strategy for Windows file systems
      Backup schedules for Windows file systems
      Number of backups needed for Windows file systems
      Backup naming convention
      Backup retention options
      How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up Windows file systems
      Determining resource availability
      Viewing related backups and clones in the Topology page
      Creating backup policies for Windows file systems
      Support for prescripts and postscripts
      Creating resource groups for Windows file systems
      Backing up resources
        Backing up a single resource on demand
        Backing up resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
    Restoring Windows file systems
      Defining a restoration strategy for Windows file system
      Restoring Windows file system backups
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning Windows file system backups
      Defining a cloning strategy for Windows file systems
        Limitations related to cloning operations for Windows file systems
        Sources and destinations of clones for Windows file systems
      Cloning from a Windows file system backup
      Monitoring clone operations
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing backups
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Managing clones
      Deleting clones
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring and recovering resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cleaning up the secondary backup count using PowerShell cmdlets
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Scheduled backups fail due to task limit
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
  Protecting Oracle databases with SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    Data protection using SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database features
      List of SnapCenter components
    Data protection workflow for Oracle databases
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting Oracle databases
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up Oracle databases
      Defining a backup strategy for Oracle databases
        Supported Oracle database configurations for backups
        Types of backup supported
        Why to specify preferred nodes in RAC setup
        Backup cataloging with Oracle Recovery Manager
        Backup schedules for database plug-ins
        Backup naming conventions
        Backup retention options
        Backup copy verification using the primary or secondary storage volume
        Supported prescripts and postscripts
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
      Configuring Run As account credentials for an Oracle database
      Determining whether Oracle databases are available for backup
      Creating backup policies for Oracle databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies for Oracle databases
      Backing up Oracle resources
      Backing up Oracle database resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing Oracle database backups and clones in the Topology page
    Mounting and unmounting database backups
      Mounting a database backup
      Unmounting a database backup
    Restoring Oracle databases
      Defining a restore and recovery strategy for Oracle databases
        Backups supported for restore and recovery operations
        Types of restore methods supported for Oracle databases
        Types of restore operations supported for Oracle databases
        Types of recovery operations supported for Oracle databases
        Limitations related to restore and recovery operations
        Sources and destinations for restore operations
      Restoring an Oracle database
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning Oracle database backups
      Defining a clone strategy for Oracle databases
        Backups supported for cloning
        Types of cloning supported
        Clone naming conventions
        Limitations related to clone operations
      Cloning an Oracle database backup
      Monitoring clone operations
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Discovery operation takes long time to complete
      Unable to add Linux host to SnapCenter
      Scanning of host bus adapters takes long time to complete
      Backup fails during the discovery of file system on a VM
      Backup operation fails during the storage discovery process
      Backup operation fails if database query is timed out
      Backup operation might fail when the OS group ID of the Oracle database administrator is changed
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Cataloging and uncataloging with Oracle RMAN will fail if the execution time is beyond the timeout value
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      ASM backup verification fails
      Backup verification fails when files are not accessible
      Disk paths are not included in the asm_diskstring database parameter
      Unable to change the database state from shutdown to mount
      Restore operation of datafiles and control files fail
      Restore from a secondary SnapMirror or SnapVault location fails
      Restore operation might fail if the database size is in terabytes
      Clone operation will fail if multipath is disabled on the plug-in host
      Cloning operation will fail when you reuse the SID of an immediately deleted clone
      Cloning operation will fail in SAN environments on OL 7 or later or RHEL 7 or later
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
      Clone operation might fail or take longer time to complete with default TCP_TIMEOUT value
      Clone operation might fail if you are using Oracle databases 11.2.0.3 or later
      Recovery of a cloned database fails
      File system is not deleted during the clone delete operation
      Backup and clone operations fail if stale entries of the cloned disk group exists
      Operations fail when there is insufficient space to create Snapshot copies
      Operations are not executed due to insufficient space in the root file system
      Data protection operation fails if operational lock file is not deleted
      Operations that require backup to be mounted might fail
      Messages in the log file display incorrect time zone
      Operations fail with command execution timeout error
      Data protection operation fails in a non-multipath environment in RHEL 7 and later
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing backups
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Managing clones
      Deleting clones
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using Linux commands
      Backing up Oracle databases using Linux commands
      Restoring and recovering Oracle databases using Linux commands
      Cloning Oracle database backups using Linux commands
  Protecting SAP HANA databases with SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    Data protection using SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Tasks you can perform using the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database features
      List of SnapCenter components
    Data protection workflow for SAP HANA databases
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection of SAP HANA databases
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up SAP HANA databases
      Defining a backup strategy for SAP HANA databases
        Type of backups supported
        How SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database uses consistency group Snapshot copies?
        How SnapCenter manages housekeeping of log and data backups
        Considerations for determining backup schedules for SAP HANA database
        Number of backup jobs needed for SAP HANA databases
        Backup naming conventions
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
        Supported prescripts and postscripts
      Adding databases to SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Creating backup policies for SAP HANA databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies
      Backing up SAP HANA databases
      Backing up resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing SAP HANA database backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SAP HANA databases
      Types of restore strategies
      Restoring a database backup
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning SAP HANA database backups
      Cloning a SAP HANA database backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      User store key not found
      Invalid user store key
      Unable to access SAP HANA system
      Unable to access tenant database
      File-Based Backup workflow fails
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Catalog entries are not deleted after volume based restore operation
      Invalid HDBSQL OS username
      Backup operation fails
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Cannot enable SAP HANA
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Deleting SAP HANA database backups
    Deleting SAP HANA database clones
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets for SAP HANA database
      Backing up databases using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring SAP HANA database using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning SAP HANA database backups using PowerShell cmdlets
  Protecting custom applications with SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    Data protection using SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins features
      List of SnapCenter components
    Data protection workflow for SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins resources
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting custom plug-in resources
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up custom plug-in resources
      Defining a backup strategy
        Backup schedules of custom plug-in resources
        Number of backup jobs needed
        Backup naming conventions
        How SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database uses consistency group Snapshot copies?
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
        How SnapCenter uses prescripts and postscripts
      Adding resources to SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Creating policies for custom plug-in resources
      Backing up individual custom plug-in resources
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies
      Backing up resource groups of custom plug-in resources
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing custom plug-in resource related backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring custom plug-in resources
      Types of restore strategies
      Restoring a resource backup
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning custom plug-in resource backups
      Cloning from a backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Custom plug-in installation fails
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
  Protecting Microsoft SQL Server databases with SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server features
      List of SnapCenter components
      Support for Asymmetric LUN Mapping (ALM) in Windows clusters
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server data protection workflow
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage layout recommendations for SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting SQL Server
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up SQL Server resources
      Defining a backup strategy for SQL Server resources
        Type of backups supported
        Backup schedules for database plug-ins
        Number of backup jobs needed for databases
        Backup naming conventions
        Backup retention options
        How long to retain transaction log backups on the source storage system
        Can you put all databases on the same volume
        Backup copy verification using the primary or secondary storage volume
        When to schedule verification jobs
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
        Support for prescripts and postscripts
      Configuring Run As account credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
      Configuring log directory and verification server
      Determining whether resources are available for backup
      Migrating resources to NetApp storage system
      Creating backup policies for SQL Server databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies for SQL Server
      Backing up SQL resources
      Backing up SQL Server resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing SQL Server backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SQL Server resources
      Defining a restoration strategy for SQL Server
        Sources and destinations for a restore operation
        Requirements for restoring a database
        SQL Server recovery models supported by SnapCenter
        Types of restore operations
      Restoring SQL Server databases
      Restoring a SQL Server database from secondary storage
      Reseeding Availability Group databases
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning SQL Server database resources
      Defining a cloning strategy for SQL Server
        Limitations related to clone operations
        Types of clone operations
      Cloning from a SQL Server database backup
      Performing Clone Lifecycle
      Monitoring clone operations
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Backup fails with Windows scheduler error
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      SnapCenter log on and operations fail with error underlying provider failed to open
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
      Clone operation fails as mounted clone drive is not found
      Clone operation might fail or take longer time to complete with default TCP_TIMEOUT value
      Verification and clone operation of a SQL database fails on bit-locker enabled drive
      Restore operation might timeout if the database size is in terabyte
      Restoring Availability Group fails
      Quiesce or grouping resources operations fail
      Backup operation initiated by an active directory user fails
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing backups
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Managing clones
      Deleting clones
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring and recovering resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cleaning up the secondary backup count using PowerShell cmdlets
  Protecting Windows file systems with SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows file systems overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows features
      List of SnapCenter components
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows file systems data protection workflow
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage layout requirements for SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection
    Defining a backup strategy for Windows file systems
      Backup schedules for Windows file systems
      Number of backups needed for Windows file systems
      Backup naming convention
      Backup retention options
      How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up Windows file systems
      Determining resource availability
      Viewing related backups and clones in the Topology page
      Creating backup policies for Windows file systems
      Support for prescripts and postscripts
      Creating resource groups for Windows file systems
      Backing up resources
        Backing up a single resource on demand
        Backing up resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
    Restoring Windows file systems
      Defining a restoration strategy for Windows file system
      Restoring Windows file system backups
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning Windows file system backups
      Defining a cloning strategy for Windows file systems
        Limitations related to cloning operations for Windows file systems
        Sources and destinations of clones for Windows file systems
      Cloning from a Windows file system backup
      Monitoring clone operations
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing backups
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Managing clones
      Deleting clones
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring and recovering resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cleaning up the secondary backup count using PowerShell cmdlets
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Scheduled backups fail due to task limit
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
  Protecting Oracle databases with SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    Data protection using SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database features
      List of SnapCenter components
    Data protection workflow for Oracle databases
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting Oracle databases
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up Oracle databases
      Defining a backup strategy for Oracle databases
        Supported Oracle database configurations for backups
        Types of backup supported
        Why to specify preferred nodes in RAC setup
        Backup cataloging with Oracle Recovery Manager
        Backup schedules for database plug-ins
        Backup naming conventions
        Backup retention options
        Backup copy verification using the primary or secondary storage volume
        Supported prescripts and postscripts
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
      Configuring Run As account credentials for an Oracle database
      Determining whether Oracle databases are available for backup
      Creating backup policies for Oracle databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies for Oracle databases
      Backing up Oracle resources
      Backing up Oracle database resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing Oracle database backups and clones in the Topology page
    Mounting and unmounting database backups
      Mounting a database backup
      Unmounting a database backup
    Restoring Oracle databases
      Defining a restore and recovery strategy for Oracle databases
        Backups supported for restore and recovery operations
        Types of restore methods supported for Oracle databases
        Types of restore operations supported for Oracle databases
        Types of recovery operations supported for Oracle databases
        Limitations related to restore and recovery operations
        Sources and destinations for restore operations
      Restoring an Oracle database
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning Oracle database backups
      Defining a clone strategy for Oracle databases
        Backups supported for cloning
        Types of cloning supported
        Clone naming conventions
        Limitations related to clone operations
      Cloning an Oracle database backup
      Monitoring clone operations
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Discovery operation takes long time to complete
      Unable to add Linux host to SnapCenter
      Scanning of host bus adapters takes long time to complete
      Backup fails during the discovery of file system on a VM
      Backup operation fails during the storage discovery process
      Backup operation fails if database query is timed out
      Backup operation might fail when the OS group ID of the Oracle database administrator is changed
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Cataloging and uncataloging with Oracle RMAN will fail if the execution time is beyond the timeout value
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      ASM backup verification fails
      Backup verification fails when files are not accessible
      Disk paths are not included in the asm_diskstring database parameter
      Unable to change the database state from shutdown to mount
      Restore operation of datafiles and control files fail
      Restore from a secondary SnapMirror or SnapVault location fails
      Restore operation might fail if the database size is in terabytes
      Clone operation will fail if multipath is disabled on the plug-in host
      Cloning operation will fail when you reuse the SID of an immediately deleted clone
      Cloning operation will fail in SAN environments on OL 7 or later or RHEL 7 or later
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
      Clone operation might fail or take longer time to complete with default TCP_TIMEOUT value
      Clone operation might fail if you are using Oracle databases 11.2.0.3 or later
      Recovery of a cloned database fails
      File system is not deleted during the clone delete operation
      Backup and clone operations fail if stale entries of the cloned disk group exists
      Operations fail when there is insufficient space to create Snapshot copies
      Operations are not executed due to insufficient space in the root file system
      Data protection operation fails if operational lock file is not deleted
      Operations that require backup to be mounted might fail
      Messages in the log file display incorrect time zone
      Operations fail with command execution timeout error
      Data protection operation fails in a non-multipath environment in RHEL 7 and later
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Managing backups
      Renaming backups
      Deleting backups
    Managing clones
      Deleting clones
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using Linux commands
      Backing up Oracle databases using Linux commands
      Restoring and recovering Oracle databases using Linux commands
      Cloning Oracle database backups using Linux commands
  Protecting SAP HANA databases with SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    Data protection using SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Tasks you can perform using the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database features
      List of SnapCenter components
    Data protection workflow for SAP HANA databases
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used in data protection of SAP HANA databases
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up SAP HANA databases
      Defining a backup strategy for SAP HANA databases
        Type of backups supported
        How SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database uses consistency group Snapshot copies?
        How SnapCenter manages housekeeping of log and data backups
        Considerations for determining backup schedules for SAP HANA database
        Number of backup jobs needed for SAP HANA databases
        Backup naming conventions
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
        Supported prescripts and postscripts
      Adding databases to SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Creating backup policies for SAP HANA databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies
      Backing up SAP HANA databases
      Backing up resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing SAP HANA database backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SAP HANA databases
      Types of restore strategies
      Restoring a database backup
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning SAP HANA database backups
      Cloning a SAP HANA database backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      User store key not found
      Invalid user store key
      Unable to access SAP HANA system
      Unable to access tenant database
      File-Based Backup workflow fails
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Catalog entries are not deleted after volume based restore operation
      Invalid HDBSQL OS username
      Backup operation fails
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Cannot enable SAP HANA
    Managing policies
      Detaching policies
      Modifying policies
      Deleting policies
    Managing resource groups
      Stopping and resuming operations on resource groups
      Deleting resource groups
    Deleting SAP HANA database backups
    Deleting SAP HANA database clones
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets for SAP HANA database
      Backing up databases using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring SAP HANA database using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning SAP HANA database backups using PowerShell cmdlets
  Protecting custom applications with SnapCenter
    Deciding on whether to read this information
    Data protection using SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins features
      List of SnapCenter components
    Data protection workflow for SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins resources
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting custom plug-in resources
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up custom plug-in resources
      Defining a backup strategy
        Backup schedules of custom plug-in resources
        Number of backup jobs needed
        Backup naming conventions
        How SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database uses consistency group Snapshot copies?
        How SnapCenter works with SnapMirror and SnapVault technologies
        How SnapCenter uses prescripts and postscripts
      Adding resources to SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Creating policies for custom plug-in resources
      Backing up individual custom plug-in resources
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies
      Backing up resource groups of custom plug-in resources
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Viewing custom plug-in resource related backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring custom plug-in resources
      Types of restore strategies
      Restoring a resource backup
      Monitoring restore operations
    Cloning custom plug-in resource backups
      Cloning from a backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Custom plug-in installation fails
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a Run As account using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
NAS file services protection
  Using SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for NAS File Services overview
      What you can do with the Plug-in for NAS File Services
    Installation and configuration workflow
    Preparing for installing the Plug-in for NAS File Services
      File catalog server requirements
      Licensing requirements
      Connection and port requirements for Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Credential requirements
    Preparing the ONTAP environment
      Installing or upgrading ONTAP
      Adding appropriate ONTAP licenses
      Establishing cluster peering
        Prerequisites for cluster peering
        Preparing each cluster
        Configuring intercluster interfaces on all nodes
        Creating peer relationships among clusters
    Preparing Linux servers for file cataloging
      Installing Linux servers
      Configuring the Linux server ports
      Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users to install Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Verifying the Java runtime environment
      Ensuring that the Linux server is accessible to the SnapCenter Server
    Installing Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Logging in to SnapCenter
      Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Installing the Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Checking the status of NAS File Services components
    Configuring SnapCenter for NAS file services
      Setting up storage system connections
      Assigning administrative permissions to SnapCenter user
      Setting up your CIFS servers Run As credentials for NAS file services
      Configuring CIFS servers
      Protecting the SnapCenter file catalog and repository
        Preparing the PowerShell environment
        Protecting the file catalog and SnapCenter repository with PowerShell cmdlets
    Backing up NAS file services data to secondary storage and restoring the data by using SnapCenter
      Using policies to protect NAS file services
        Modifying policies for NAS file services data
      Backing up NAS file services data to storage
        Viewing NAS file services resources and their protection status
        Backing up NAS file services to storage using SnapCenter
        Monitoring data protection progress in the SnapCenter Activity pane
        Monitoring backup operations
        Removing protection from a NAS file services resource
      Restoring NAS file services data from storage using SnapCenter
        Restore locations and access control list
        Searching through multiple volumes using the file catalog to restore a file or directory
        Browsing the backup of a volume to restore a file
        Monitoring restore operations
    Viewing data protection reports for NAS file services
    Upgrading the Plug-in for NAS File Services
    Uninstalling the Plug-in for NAS File Services
    Troubleshooting Plug-in for NAS File Services issues
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the Linux catalog server is restarted
      Reinstalling SnapCenter Server does not update spl.properties file with new values
      The file catalog servers fail to start
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Failed to catalog NAS file services data
      Restore operation fails due to Service Level Manager or Catalog service not running
  Using SnapCenter and Data Fabric Solution
    Deciding whether to read this information
    Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup overview
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup components
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup features
      What you can do with Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
    Installation and configuration workflow with SnapCenter data protection management
    Preparing for the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup deployment
      ONTAP requirements
      SnapCenter host requirements
      File catalog server requirements
      AltaVault requirements
      Supported browsers
      Licensing requirements
      Connection and port requirements for the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Credential requirements
    Installing the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Preparing the ONTAP environment
        Installing or upgrading ONTAP
        Adding appropriate ONTAP licenses
        Establishing cluster peering
          Prerequisites for cluster peering
          Preparing each cluster
          Configuring intercluster interfaces on all nodes
          Creating peer relationships among clusters
      Preparing Linux servers for file cataloging
        Installing Linux servers
        Configuring the Linux server ports
        Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users to install Plug-in for NAS File Services
        Verifying the Java runtime environment
        Ensuring that the Linux server is accessible to the SnapCenter Server
      Installing the SnapCenter Server
        Logging in to SnapCenter
        Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Installing the Plug-in for NAS File Services
        Checking the status of NAS File Services components
      Installing AltaVault
    Configuring the AltaVault appliance
      Logging in to AltaVault
      Configuring basics in AltaVault
      Configuring AltaVault using the GUI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service and configuring whitelist IP connections using the AltaVault GUI
        Long-term retention of Snapshot copies
        Enabling SnapMirror long-term retention mode in AltaVault
        Enabling SnapCenter access to AltaVault
        Adding a SnapCenter role-based user account to enable SnapCenter storage connections to an AltaVault appliance
        Starting the AltaVault Storage Optimization Service
      Configuring AltaVault using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling access to SnapCenter using the AltaVault CLI
        Adding a SnapCenter role-based user account to enable storage connections to an AltaVault appliance
        Starting the AltaVault Optimization Service using the AltaVault CLI
    Configuring SnapCenter for Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Setting up storage system connections
      Assigning administrative permissions to SnapCenter user
      Setting up your CIFS servers Run As credentials for NAS file services
      Configuring CIFS servers
      Protecting the SnapCenter file catalog and repository
        Preparing the PowerShell environment
        Protecting the file catalog and SnapCenter repository with PowerShell cmdlets
    Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud and restoring it with SnapCenter
      Using policies to protect NAS file services
        Modifying policies for NAS file services data
      Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud
        Viewing NAS file services resources and their protection status
        Backing up NAS file services to the cloud using SnapCenter and AltaVault
        Monitoring data protection progress in the SnapCenter Activity pane
        Monitoring backup operations
        Verifying backup to the cloud completion on AltaVault (optional)
          Verifying backup to the cloud completion using AltaVault CLI (optional)
        Removing protection from a NAS file services resource
      Restoring NAS file services data from the cloud using SnapCenter
        Restore locations and access control list
        Searching through multiple volumes using the file catalog to restore a file or directory
        Browsing the backup of a volume to restore a file
        Monitoring restore operations
      Managing SnapMirror shares using the AltaVault CLI
    Viewing data protection reports for NAS file services
      Viewing data protection reports in AltaVault
    Troubleshooting Plug-in for NAS File Services issues
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the Linux catalog server is restarted
      Reinstalling SnapCenter Server does not update spl.properties file with new values
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      The file catalog servers fail to start
      Failed to remove protection from a NAS file services resource
      Failed to catalog NAS file services data
      Restore operation fails due to Service Level Manager or Catalog service not running
  Using ONTAP CLI and Data Fabric Solution
    Deciding whether to read this information
    Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup overview
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup components
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup features
      What you can do with Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
    Installation and configuration workflow With ONTAP CLI data protection management
    Preparing for the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup deployment
      ONTAP requirements
      AltaVault requirements
      Supported browsers
      Licensing requirements
      Connection and port requirements
      Credential requirements
    Installing the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Preparing the ONTAP environment
        Installing or upgrading ONTAP
        Adding appropriate ONTAP licenses
        Establishing cluster peering
          Prerequisites for cluster peering
          Preparing each cluster
          Configuring intercluster interfaces on all nodes
          Creating peer relationships among clusters
      Installing or upgrading AltaVault
    Configuring the AltaVault appliance
      Logging in to AltaVault
      Configuring basics in AltaVault
      Configuring AltaVault using the GUI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service and configuring whitelist IP connections using the AltaVault GUI
        Long-term retention of Snapshot copies
        Enabling SnapMirror long-term retention mode in AltaVault
        Starting the AltaVault Storage Optimization Service
      Configuring AltaVault using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service using the AltaVault CLI
        Configuring a whitelist of IP connections using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling SnapMirror long-term retention mode using the AltaVault CLI
        Starting the AltaVault Optimization Service using the AltaVault CLI
    Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud and restoring it using ONTAP commands
      Creating a SnapMirror protection relationship
        Reviewing volume status and contents
        Creating and initializing a SnapMirror protection relationship
      Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud using ONTAP commands
        Performing an incremental backup from ONTAP to the cloud using the ONTAP CLI
        Monitoring backup progress using the ONTAP CLI
      Restoring NAS file services from AltaVault using ONTAP commands
        Restoring a full backup from AltaVault using the ONTAP CLI
        Restoring a single file from AltaVault to ONTAP using the ONTAP CLI
    Viewing data protection reports in AltaVault
  Using SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read this information
    SnapCenter Plug-in for NAS File Services overview
      What you can do with the Plug-in for NAS File Services
    Installation and configuration workflow
    Preparing for installing the Plug-in for NAS File Services
      File catalog server requirements
      Licensing requirements
      Connection and port requirements for Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Credential requirements
    Preparing the ONTAP environment
      Installing or upgrading ONTAP
      Adding appropriate ONTAP licenses
      Establishing cluster peering
        Prerequisites for cluster peering
        Preparing each cluster
        Configuring intercluster interfaces on all nodes
        Creating peer relationships among clusters
    Preparing Linux servers for file cataloging
      Installing Linux servers
      Configuring the Linux server ports
      Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users to install Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Verifying the Java runtime environment
      Ensuring that the Linux server is accessible to the SnapCenter Server
    Installing Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Logging in to SnapCenter
      Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Installing the Plug-in for NAS File Services
      Checking the status of NAS File Services components
    Configuring SnapCenter for NAS file services
      Setting up storage system connections
      Assigning administrative permissions to SnapCenter user
      Setting up your CIFS servers Run As credentials for NAS file services
      Configuring CIFS servers
      Protecting the SnapCenter file catalog and repository
        Preparing the PowerShell environment
        Protecting the file catalog and SnapCenter repository with PowerShell cmdlets
    Backing up NAS file services data to secondary storage and restoring the data by using SnapCenter
      Using policies to protect NAS file services
        Modifying policies for NAS file services data
      Backing up NAS file services data to storage
        Viewing NAS file services resources and their protection status
        Backing up NAS file services to storage using SnapCenter
        Monitoring data protection progress in the SnapCenter Activity pane
        Monitoring backup operations
        Removing protection from a NAS file services resource
      Restoring NAS file services data from storage using SnapCenter
        Restore locations and access control list
        Searching through multiple volumes using the file catalog to restore a file or directory
        Browsing the backup of a volume to restore a file
        Monitoring restore operations
    Viewing data protection reports for NAS file services
    Upgrading the Plug-in for NAS File Services
    Uninstalling the Plug-in for NAS File Services
    Troubleshooting Plug-in for NAS File Services issues
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the Linux catalog server is restarted
      Reinstalling SnapCenter Server does not update spl.properties file with new values
      The file catalog servers fail to start
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      Failed to catalog NAS file services data
      Restore operation fails due to Service Level Manager or Catalog service not running
  Using SnapCenter and Data Fabric Solution
    Deciding whether to read this information
    Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup overview
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup components
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup features
      What you can do with Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
    Installation and configuration workflow with SnapCenter data protection management
    Preparing for the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup deployment
      ONTAP requirements
      SnapCenter host requirements
      File catalog server requirements
      AltaVault requirements
      Supported browsers
      Licensing requirements
      Connection and port requirements for the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Credential requirements
    Installing the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Preparing the ONTAP environment
        Installing or upgrading ONTAP
        Adding appropriate ONTAP licenses
        Establishing cluster peering
          Prerequisites for cluster peering
          Preparing each cluster
          Configuring intercluster interfaces on all nodes
          Creating peer relationships among clusters
      Preparing Linux servers for file cataloging
        Installing Linux servers
        Configuring the Linux server ports
        Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users to install Plug-in for NAS File Services
        Verifying the Java runtime environment
        Ensuring that the Linux server is accessible to the SnapCenter Server
      Installing the SnapCenter Server
        Logging in to SnapCenter
        Adding SnapCenter capacity licenses
      Installing the Plug-in for NAS File Services
        Checking the status of NAS File Services components
      Installing AltaVault
    Configuring the AltaVault appliance
      Logging in to AltaVault
      Configuring basics in AltaVault
      Configuring AltaVault using the GUI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service and configuring whitelist IP connections using the AltaVault GUI
        Long-term retention of Snapshot copies
        Enabling SnapMirror long-term retention mode in AltaVault
        Enabling SnapCenter access to AltaVault
        Adding a SnapCenter role-based user account to enable SnapCenter storage connections to an AltaVault appliance
        Starting the AltaVault Storage Optimization Service
      Configuring AltaVault using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling access to SnapCenter using the AltaVault CLI
        Adding a SnapCenter role-based user account to enable storage connections to an AltaVault appliance
        Starting the AltaVault Optimization Service using the AltaVault CLI
    Configuring SnapCenter for Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Setting up storage system connections
      Assigning administrative permissions to SnapCenter user
      Setting up your CIFS servers Run As credentials for NAS file services
      Configuring CIFS servers
      Protecting the SnapCenter file catalog and repository
        Preparing the PowerShell environment
        Protecting the file catalog and SnapCenter repository with PowerShell cmdlets
    Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud and restoring it with SnapCenter
      Using policies to protect NAS file services
        Modifying policies for NAS file services data
      Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud
        Viewing NAS file services resources and their protection status
        Backing up NAS file services to the cloud using SnapCenter and AltaVault
        Monitoring data protection progress in the SnapCenter Activity pane
        Monitoring backup operations
        Verifying backup to the cloud completion on AltaVault (optional)
          Verifying backup to the cloud completion using AltaVault CLI (optional)
        Removing protection from a NAS file services resource
      Restoring NAS file services data from the cloud using SnapCenter
        Restore locations and access control list
        Searching through multiple volumes using the file catalog to restore a file or directory
        Browsing the backup of a volume to restore a file
        Monitoring restore operations
      Managing SnapMirror shares using the AltaVault CLI
    Viewing data protection reports for NAS file services
      Viewing data protection reports in AltaVault
    Troubleshooting Plug-in for NAS File Services issues
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the Linux catalog server is restarted
      Reinstalling SnapCenter Server does not update spl.properties file with new values
      Backup fails with error: Discover resource enumeration returns null or empty
      The file catalog servers fail to start
      Failed to remove protection from a NAS file services resource
      Failed to catalog NAS file services data
      Restore operation fails due to Service Level Manager or Catalog service not running
  Using ONTAP CLI and Data Fabric Solution
    Deciding whether to read this information
    Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup overview
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup components
      Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup features
      What you can do with Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
    Installation and configuration workflow With ONTAP CLI data protection management
    Preparing for the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup deployment
      ONTAP requirements
      AltaVault requirements
      Supported browsers
      Licensing requirements
      Connection and port requirements
      Credential requirements
    Installing the Data Fabric Solution for Cloud Backup
      Preparing the ONTAP environment
        Installing or upgrading ONTAP
        Adding appropriate ONTAP licenses
        Establishing cluster peering
          Prerequisites for cluster peering
          Preparing each cluster
          Configuring intercluster interfaces on all nodes
          Creating peer relationships among clusters
      Installing or upgrading AltaVault
    Configuring the AltaVault appliance
      Logging in to AltaVault
      Configuring basics in AltaVault
      Configuring AltaVault using the GUI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service and configuring whitelist IP connections using the AltaVault GUI
        Long-term retention of Snapshot copies
        Enabling SnapMirror long-term retention mode in AltaVault
        Starting the AltaVault Storage Optimization Service
      Configuring AltaVault using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling the SnapMirror service using the AltaVault CLI
        Configuring a whitelist of IP connections using the AltaVault CLI
        Enabling SnapMirror long-term retention mode using the AltaVault CLI
        Starting the AltaVault Optimization Service using the AltaVault CLI
    Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud and restoring it using ONTAP commands
      Creating a SnapMirror protection relationship
        Reviewing volume status and contents
        Creating and initializing a SnapMirror protection relationship
      Backing up NAS file services data to the cloud using ONTAP commands
        Performing an incremental backup from ONTAP to the cloud using the ONTAP CLI
        Monitoring backup progress using the ONTAP CLI
      Restoring NAS file services from AltaVault using ONTAP commands
        Restoring a full backup from AltaVault using the ONTAP CLI
        Restoring a single file from AltaVault to ONTAP using the ONTAP CLI
    Viewing data protection reports in AltaVault
Using this Documentation Center
  Tour
  Help
    Searching for content
    Applying a filter
    Printing content
    Saving and sharing links
    Providing feedback
    Downloading PDFs or EPUBs for offline use
  Tips
    Better search results
    Mobile devices
    Mixed-language environment
  Tour
  Help
    Searching for content
    Applying a filter
    Printing content
    Saving and sharing links
    Providing feedback
    Downloading PDFs or EPUBs for offline use
  Tips
    Better search results
    Mobile devices
    Mixed-language environment
Legal notices
  Copyright, trademark, patent, and privacy
    Copyright
    Trademark
    Patent
    Privacy
  Open source
    SnapCenter Software
  Copyright, trademark, patent, and privacy
    Copyright
    Trademark
    Patent
    Privacy
  Open source
    SnapCenter Software