Managing hosts

You can add hosts and install SnapCenter plug-in packages, add a verification server, remove hosts, migrate SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server backup jobs, and update host to upgrade plug-in packages or add new plug-in packages. Depending on the plug-in you are using, you can also provision disks, manage SMB shares, manage initiator groups (igroups), manage iSCSI sessions, and migrate data.

You can perform these tasks... By using the SnapCenter Plug-in for...
Microsoft Exchange Server Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft Windows Oracle Database SAP HANA Database Custom Plug-ins
Add hosts and install plug-in package
Update ESXi information for a host          
Suspend schedules and place hosts in maintenance mode
Modify hosts by adding, upgrading, or removing plug-ins
Remove hosts from SnapCenter
Start plug-in services
Provision disks: create, resize, connect to, and delete disks          
Manage SMB shares: create, delete, and get information about          
Manage iGroups: create, rename, delete, and get information about          
Manage iSCSI sessions: establish and disconnect from an iSCSI session, and get information about          

For SnapCenter 4.1.1 users, the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere 4.1.1 documentation has information on protecting virtualized databases and file systems. For SnapCenter 4.2.x users, the NetApp Data Broker 1.0 and 1.0.1, documentation has information on protecting virtualized databases and file systems using the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere that is provided by the Linux-based NetApp Data Broker virtual appliance (Open Virtual Appliance format). For SnapCenter 4.3.x users, the SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere 4.3 documentation has information on protecting virtualized databases and file systems using the Linux-based SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere virtual appliance (Open Virtual Appliance format).

SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere Data Protection Guide