Release notes
  SnapCenter Software
  SnapCenter Software
Introduction
  Getting Started
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Getting Started information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter architecture
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter licenses
      SnapCenter plug-ins
      Installation and navigation tour videos for SnapCenter
      Preparing storage systems for SnapMirror and SnapVault replication
    Workflow overview
    Workflow 1: Prepare for installation
    Workflow 2: Install and configure SnapCenter Server
    Workflow 3: Add hosts and install plug-ins
    Workflow 4: Run backups (and restore and clone, if needed)
    Workflow 5: Monitor operations and generate reports
  SnapCenter concepts
    Deciding whether to read about SnapCenter Concepts information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter architecture
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter Server
      SnapCenter plug-ins
      SnapCenter repository
    SnapCenter basics
      Security
      Configuration Checker
      Resources, resource groups, and policies
      SnapCenter role-based access control (RBAC)
        Types of role-based access control in SnapCenter
        Role-based access control permissions and roles
        Pre-defined SnapCenter roles and permissions
      Prescripts and postscripts
      SnapCenter REST APIs
      SnapCenter backup workflow overview
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server overview
      What you can do with SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
      Defining a backup strategy for Exchange Server resources
        Types 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 volume
      Defining a restore strategy for Exchange databases
        Sources for a restore operation
        Types of restore operations
    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
      Support for Asymmetric LUN Mapping in Windows clusters
      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
        Multiple databases on the same volume
        Backup copy verification using the primary or secondary storage volume
        When to schedule verification jobs
      Defining a restoration strategy for SQL Server
        Sources and destinations for a restore operation
        SQL Server recovery models supported by SnapCenter
        Types of restore operations
      Defining a cloning strategy for SQL Server
        Limitations of clone operations
        Types of clone operations
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows features
      How SnapCenter backs up Windows file systems
      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
      Sources and destinations of clones for Windows file systems
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database features
      Defining a backup strategy for Oracle databases
        Supported Oracle database configurations for backups
        Types of backup supported
        Understanding the discovery of Oracle databases
        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
      Defining a restore and recovery strategy for Oracle databases
        Types of Oracle database 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
      Defining a clone strategy for Oracle databases
        Types of Oracle database backups supported for cloning
        Types of cloning supported
        Clone naming conventions
        Limitations of clone operations
    SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database overview
      What you can do using the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database features
      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
      Types of restore strategies
    SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins features
      Defining a backup strategy
        Backup schedules of custom plug-in resources
        Number of backup jobs needed
        Backup naming conventions
      Types of restore strategies
    SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      What you can do with SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere features
      When to use the SnapCenter GUI and the vCenter GUI
      Restoring VMs, VMDKs, files, and folders from backups
    VSC host migration to SnapCenter
  Getting Started
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Getting Started information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter architecture
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter licenses
      SnapCenter plug-ins
      Installation and navigation tour videos for SnapCenter
      Preparing storage systems for SnapMirror and SnapVault replication
    Workflow overview
    Workflow 1: Prepare for installation
    Workflow 2: Install and configure SnapCenter Server
    Workflow 3: Add hosts and install plug-ins
    Workflow 4: Run backups (and restore and clone, if needed)
    Workflow 5: Monitor operations and generate reports
  SnapCenter concepts
    Deciding whether to read about SnapCenter Concepts information
    SnapCenter overview
      SnapCenter architecture
      SnapCenter components
      SnapCenter Server
      SnapCenter plug-ins
      SnapCenter repository
    SnapCenter basics
      Security
      Configuration Checker
      Resources, resource groups, and policies
      SnapCenter role-based access control (RBAC)
        Types of role-based access control in SnapCenter
        Role-based access control permissions and roles
        Pre-defined SnapCenter roles and permissions
      Prescripts and postscripts
      SnapCenter REST APIs
      SnapCenter backup workflow overview
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server overview
      What you can do with SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
      Defining a backup strategy for Exchange Server resources
        Types 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 volume
      Defining a restore strategy for Exchange databases
        Sources for a restore operation
        Types of restore operations
    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
      Support for Asymmetric LUN Mapping in Windows clusters
      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
        Multiple databases on the same volume
        Backup copy verification using the primary or secondary storage volume
        When to schedule verification jobs
      Defining a restoration strategy for SQL Server
        Sources and destinations for a restore operation
        SQL Server recovery models supported by SnapCenter
        Types of restore operations
      Defining a cloning strategy for SQL Server
        Limitations of clone operations
        Types of clone operations
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows features
      How SnapCenter backs up Windows file systems
      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
      Sources and destinations of clones for Windows file systems
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database features
      Defining a backup strategy for Oracle databases
        Supported Oracle database configurations for backups
        Types of backup supported
        Understanding the discovery of Oracle databases
        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
      Defining a restore and recovery strategy for Oracle databases
        Types of Oracle database 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
      Defining a clone strategy for Oracle databases
        Types of Oracle database backups supported for cloning
        Types of cloning supported
        Clone naming conventions
        Limitations of clone operations
    SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database overview
      What you can do using the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database features
      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
      Types of restore strategies
    SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins overview
      What you can do with the SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins features
      Defining a backup strategy
        Backup schedules of custom plug-in resources
        Number of backup jobs needed
        Backup naming conventions
      Types of restore strategies
    SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      What you can do with SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
      SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere features
      When to use the SnapCenter GUI and the vCenter GUI
      Restoring VMs, VMDKs, files, and folders from backups
    VSC host migration to SnapCenter
Installation and administration
  Installing and setting up SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter installation and setup information
    Preparing for the SnapCenter Server installation
      Host requirements
        Domain and workgroup requirements
        Space and sizing requirements
        SAN host requirements
      Supported storage systems and applications
      Supported browsers
      Connection and port requirements
      Licensing requirements
      SnapCenter repository
      SVM connections and credentials
        Authentication methods for your credentials
      Network Load Balancing and Application Request Routing requirements
      High availability for the SnapCenter MySQL repository
    Installing the SnapCenter Server
      Installing the SnapCenter Server using the Install wizard
      Logging in to SnapCenter
      Modifying the SnapCenter default GUI session timeout
      Configuring role-based access control (RBAC)
        Adding a user or group and assigning role and assets
        Assigning users access to assets
        Configuring IIS Application Pools to enable Active Directory read permissions
      Adding storage systems
      Securing the SnapCenter web server by disabling SSL 3.0
    Adding SnapCenter licenses
      SnapCenter Standard controller-based licenses
        Viewing SnapManager Suite storage controller license installation status using the SnapCenter GUI
        Viewing licenses installed on the controller using the ONTAP command line
        Locating the controller serial number
        Retrieving SnapCenter controller-based licenses from the NetApp Support Site
        Adding a SnapCenter Standard controller-based license using the ONTAP command line
        Removing the trial license
      SnapCenter Standard capacity-based licenses
        How SnapCenter calculates capacity usage
        Calculating capacity requirements for a SnapCenter capacity-based license
        Retrieving SnapCenter capacity-based license serial numbers from the NetApp Support Site
        Generating a NetApp license file
        Adding SnapCenter capacity-based licenses using the SnapCenter GUI
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
      Prerequisites to adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
        Exchange Server privileges required
      Setting up credentials for the Plug-in for Windows
      Adding hosts and installing Plug-in for Exchange
      Installing Plug-in for Exchange from the SnapCenter Server host using PowerShell cmdlets
      Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Exchange silently from the command line
      Configuring SnapManager 7.x for Exchange and SnapCenter to coexist
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Prerequisites to adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
        Host requirements to install SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
      Setting up credentials for the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
      Configuring credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
      Adding hosts and installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows on multiple remote hosts by using cmdlets
      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
      Importing archived backups from SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server to SnapCenter
        Limitations related to the import feature
        Importing archived backups
        Viewing the imported backups in SnapCenter Server
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Installation requirements for SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Adding storage systems
      Setting up your credentials for the Plug-in for Windows
      Adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows on multiple remote hosts using PowerShell cmdlets
      Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows silently from the command line
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
        Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users
        Host requirements for installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Setting up your credentials for the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Configuring credentials for an Oracle database
      Adding hosts and installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux on multiple remote hosts using cmdlets
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux using the command-line interface
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux interactively
        Installing SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux on cluster host
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux in silent mode or console mode
      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
        Canceling an import operation
        Troubleshooting an import operation
      Configuring the SnapCenter Plug-in Loader service for Linux
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
        Host requirements to install SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
        Host requirements for installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Setting up credentials for the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Adding hosts and installing plug-in packages on remote hosts
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in Packages for Linux or Windows on multiple remote hosts by using cmdlets
      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 Linux hosts by using the command-line interface
      Adding databases to SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
    Installing SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
        Host requirements to install SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
        Host requirements for installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Setting up credentials for SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Adding hosts and installing plug-in packages on remote hosts
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in Packages for Linux or Windows on multiple remote hosts by using cmdlets
      Adding resources to SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
    Managing SnapCenter plug-ins
      Monitoring SnapCenter plug-in package installation status
      Managing Configuration Checker
        Viewing Configuration Checker alerts
        Running Configuration Checker on the plug-in hosts
        Managing the Configuration Checker Schedules
      Identifying available resources
      Modifying plug-in hosts
      Adding an ONTAP RBAC role using security login commands
      ONTAP CLI commands for creating SVM roles
    Upgrading SnapCenter Server and plug-ins
      Configuring SnapCenter to check for available updates
      Backing up the SnapCenter repository
      Upgrading the SnapCenter Server
      Upgrading your plug-in packages
    Uninstalling SnapCenter plug-ins and plug-in packages
      Removing a host from SnapCenter Server
        Prerequisites for removing a host
        Removing a host
        Uninstalling plug-ins from a host using the SnapCenter GUI
        Uninstalling Windows plug-ins using the PowerShell cmdlet on the SnapCenter Server host
        Uninstalling plug-ins locally on a host
        Uninstalling SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux using the command-line interface
      Uninstalling the SnapCenter Server
    Minimum ONTAP privileges required
    Features enabled on your Windows host during installation
  Performing administrative tasks
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Administration information
    Using role-based access control
      SnapCenter role-based access control
        Adding a user or group and assigning role and assets
        Creating a new role
        Modifying a role
        Modifying SnapCenter users or groups
      Application-level role-based access control
    Using the Dashboard
      Viewing Dashboard information
      Information provided in the Dashboard
      Requesting Jobs status reports from the Dashboard
      Requesting Protection status reports from the Dashboard
    Using SnapCenter reporting capabilities
      Accessing SnapCenter reports
      Types of reports
      Filtering your report data
      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 SnapCenter schedules
      Monitoring SnapCenter events
      Monitoring SnapCenter logs
      Removing jobs and logs from SnapCenter
    Managing the SnapCenter Server repository
      Prerequisites for protecting the SnapCenter repository
      Backing up the SnapCenter repository
      Viewing backups of the SnapCenter repository
      Restoring a SnapCenter database repository
      Migrating the SnapCenter repository
      Resetting theSnapCenter repository password
    Managing hosts
      Refreshing virtual machine information
      Starting and restarting plug-in services
      Suspending schedules on hosts to place them in maintenance mode
    Managing resources of untrusted domains
      Registering untrusted Active Directory domains
      Modifying untrusted domains
      Unregistering untrusted Active Directory domains
    Configuring secured MySQL connections with SnapCenter Server
      Configuring secured MySQL connections for standalone SnapCenter Server configurations
      Configuring secured MySQL connections for NLB configurations
    Managing the storage system
      Modifying storage system configuration
      Deleting the storage system
      Viewing SnapManager Suite storage controller license installation status using the SnapCenter GUI
    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 PowerShell cmdlets to provision storage
    Provisioning storage in VMware environments
      Supported VMware guest OS platforms
        VMware ESXi 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/iSCSI RDM LUNs
        Creating a shared FC RDM LUN
      Troubleshooting RDM LUN creation
    Managing 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 REST APIs
      Accessing REST APIs using the Swagger API web page
      Plug-in support for REST APIs
      Troubleshooting SnapCenter REST APIs
  Installing and setting up SnapCenter
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter installation and setup information
    Preparing for the SnapCenter Server installation
      Host requirements
        Domain and workgroup requirements
        Space and sizing requirements
        SAN host requirements
      Supported storage systems and applications
      Supported browsers
      Connection and port requirements
      Licensing requirements
      SnapCenter repository
      SVM connections and credentials
        Authentication methods for your credentials
      Network Load Balancing and Application Request Routing requirements
      High availability for the SnapCenter MySQL repository
    Installing the SnapCenter Server
      Installing the SnapCenter Server using the Install wizard
      Logging in to SnapCenter
      Modifying the SnapCenter default GUI session timeout
      Configuring role-based access control (RBAC)
        Adding a user or group and assigning role and assets
        Assigning users access to assets
        Configuring IIS Application Pools to enable Active Directory read permissions
      Adding storage systems
      Securing the SnapCenter web server by disabling SSL 3.0
    Adding SnapCenter licenses
      SnapCenter Standard controller-based licenses
        Viewing SnapManager Suite storage controller license installation status using the SnapCenter GUI
        Viewing licenses installed on the controller using the ONTAP command line
        Locating the controller serial number
        Retrieving SnapCenter controller-based licenses from the NetApp Support Site
        Adding a SnapCenter Standard controller-based license using the ONTAP command line
        Removing the trial license
      SnapCenter Standard capacity-based licenses
        How SnapCenter calculates capacity usage
        Calculating capacity requirements for a SnapCenter capacity-based license
        Retrieving SnapCenter capacity-based license serial numbers from the NetApp Support Site
        Generating a NetApp license file
        Adding SnapCenter capacity-based licenses using the SnapCenter GUI
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
      Prerequisites to adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
        Exchange Server privileges required
      Setting up credentials for the Plug-in for Windows
      Adding hosts and installing Plug-in for Exchange
      Installing Plug-in for Exchange from the SnapCenter Server host using PowerShell cmdlets
      Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Exchange silently from the command line
      Configuring SnapManager 7.x for Exchange and SnapCenter to coexist
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Prerequisites to adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server
        Host requirements to install SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
      Setting up credentials for the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
      Configuring credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
      Adding hosts and installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows on multiple remote hosts by using cmdlets
      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
      Importing archived backups from SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server to SnapCenter
        Limitations related to the import feature
        Importing archived backups
        Viewing the imported backups in SnapCenter Server
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft SQL Server
      Installation requirements for SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Adding storage systems
      Setting up your credentials for the Plug-in for Windows
      Adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows on multiple remote hosts using PowerShell cmdlets
      Installing the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows silently from the command line
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
      Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database
        Configuring sudo privileges for non-root users
        Host requirements for installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Setting up your credentials for the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Configuring credentials for an Oracle database
      Adding hosts and installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux on multiple remote hosts using cmdlets
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux using the command-line interface
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux interactively
        Installing SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux on cluster host
        Installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux in silent mode or console mode
      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
        Canceling an import operation
        Troubleshooting an import operation
      Configuring the SnapCenter Plug-in Loader service for Linux
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
        Host requirements to install SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
        Host requirements for installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Setting up credentials for the SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
      Adding hosts and installing plug-in packages on remote hosts
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in Packages for Linux or Windows on multiple remote hosts by using cmdlets
      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 Linux hosts by using the command-line interface
      Adding databases to SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database
    Installing SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Prerequisites for adding hosts and installing SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
        Host requirements to install SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Windows
        Host requirements for installing the SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux
      Setting up credentials for SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
      Adding hosts and installing plug-in packages on remote hosts
      Installing SnapCenter Plug-in Packages for Linux or Windows on multiple remote hosts by using cmdlets
      Adding resources to SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins
    Installing SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
    Managing SnapCenter plug-ins
      Monitoring SnapCenter plug-in package installation status
      Managing Configuration Checker
        Viewing Configuration Checker alerts
        Running Configuration Checker on the plug-in hosts
        Managing the Configuration Checker Schedules
      Identifying available resources
      Modifying plug-in hosts
      Adding an ONTAP RBAC role using security login commands
      ONTAP CLI commands for creating SVM roles
    Upgrading SnapCenter Server and plug-ins
      Configuring SnapCenter to check for available updates
      Backing up the SnapCenter repository
      Upgrading the SnapCenter Server
      Upgrading your plug-in packages
    Uninstalling SnapCenter plug-ins and plug-in packages
      Removing a host from SnapCenter Server
        Prerequisites for removing a host
        Removing a host
        Uninstalling plug-ins from a host using the SnapCenter GUI
        Uninstalling Windows plug-ins using the PowerShell cmdlet on the SnapCenter Server host
        Uninstalling plug-ins locally on a host
        Uninstalling SnapCenter Plug-ins Package for Linux using the command-line interface
      Uninstalling the SnapCenter Server
    Minimum ONTAP privileges required
    Features enabled on your Windows host during installation
  Performing administrative tasks
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Administration information
    Using role-based access control
      SnapCenter role-based access control
        Adding a user or group and assigning role and assets
        Creating a new role
        Modifying a role
        Modifying SnapCenter users or groups
      Application-level role-based access control
    Using the Dashboard
      Viewing Dashboard information
      Information provided in the Dashboard
      Requesting Jobs status reports from the Dashboard
      Requesting Protection status reports from the Dashboard
    Using SnapCenter reporting capabilities
      Accessing SnapCenter reports
      Types of reports
      Filtering your report data
      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 SnapCenter schedules
      Monitoring SnapCenter events
      Monitoring SnapCenter logs
      Removing jobs and logs from SnapCenter
    Managing the SnapCenter Server repository
      Prerequisites for protecting the SnapCenter repository
      Backing up the SnapCenter repository
      Viewing backups of the SnapCenter repository
      Restoring a SnapCenter database repository
      Migrating the SnapCenter repository
      Resetting theSnapCenter repository password
    Managing hosts
      Refreshing virtual machine information
      Starting and restarting plug-in services
      Suspending schedules on hosts to place them in maintenance mode
    Managing resources of untrusted domains
      Registering untrusted Active Directory domains
      Modifying untrusted domains
      Unregistering untrusted Active Directory domains
    Configuring secured MySQL connections with SnapCenter Server
      Configuring secured MySQL connections for standalone SnapCenter Server configurations
      Configuring secured MySQL connections for NLB configurations
    Managing the storage system
      Modifying storage system configuration
      Deleting the storage system
      Viewing SnapManager Suite storage controller license installation status using the SnapCenter GUI
    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 PowerShell cmdlets to provision storage
    Provisioning storage in VMware environments
      Supported VMware guest OS platforms
        VMware ESXi 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/iSCSI RDM LUNs
        Creating a shared FC RDM LUN
      Troubleshooting RDM LUN creation
    Managing 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 REST APIs
      Accessing REST APIs using the Swagger API web page
      Plug-in support for REST APIs
      Troubleshooting SnapCenter REST APIs
Database and file system protection
  Protecting Microsoft Exchange Server databases
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Microsoft Exchange Server
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server overview
    Data protection workflow for Microsoft Exchange Server
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
      Exchange Server privileges required
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft Exchange Server
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting Exchange Server
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up Exchange resources
      Exchange database and backup verification
      Determining whether resources are available for backup
      Creating backup policies for Exchange Server databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies for Exchange Servers
      Backing up Exchange databases
      Backing up Exchange resources groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Canceling the backup operations
      Viewing Exchange backups in the Topology page
    Restoring Exchange resources
      Requirements for restoring a database
      Restoring Exchange databases
      Restoring an Exchange Server database from secondary storage
      Reseeding a passive Exchange node replica
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Backing up, restoring, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Reseeding a replica using PowerShell cmdlets
      Removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Back up operation on some hosts might trigger late
      Passive database copy goes into suspended or failed state after restore on active database
      Restore fails during database dismount when database is failing over to passive node
      Restore operation times out
      Exchange backup fails with VSS event ID 8193
      Backups fail after changing the Exchange plug-in host port in SnapCenter
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      SnapCenter Dashboard backup jobs are not updated when Exchange backups are deleted
      Back Up Now button in the Topology page is unavailable after a failed backup
      Log backups fail when maximum hard links limit per file is reached
      Backups created using Plug-in for Exchange might not have Snapshot copies available for restore
    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
  Protecting Microsoft SQL Server databases
    Deciding on whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Microsoft SQL
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server overview
    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
      Configuring credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
      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
      Canceling the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server backup operations
      Viewing SQL Server backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SQL Server resources
      Requirements for restoring a database
      Restoring SQL Server databases
      Restoring a SQL Server database from secondary storage
      Reseeding Availability Group databases
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning SQL Server database resources
      Cloning from a SQL Server database backup
      Performing Clone Lifecycle
      Monitoring clone operations in SnapCenter
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential 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
      Back up operation on some hosts might trigger late
      SnapCenter retains Snapshot copies of the database
      SnapCenter retains Snapshot copies of the database
      Restore operation might fail on Windows 2008 R2
      Restore operation times out
      Secondary database migration fails
      Backup fails with Windows scheduler error
      Backup fails with error: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      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 terabytes
      Restoring Availability Group fails
      Alternate location option is not displayed in the UI
      Quiesce or grouping resources operations fail
      Backup operation initiated by an active directory user fails
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Clone resource is ignored during instance-level backup operation
      Cloning to failover cluster instance (FCI) might fail if multiple vFC or FC initiators are attached to a host
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
    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
  Protecting Microsoft Windows file systems
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Windows File Systems
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows overview
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows file systems data protection workflow
    Backing up Windows file systems
      Determining resource availability
      Viewing related backups and clones in the Topology page
      Creating backup policies for Windows file systems
      Creating resource groups for Windows file systems
      Backing up a single resource on demand
      Backing up resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Canceling the backup operations
    Restoring Windows file system backups
      Monitoring restore operations
        Canceling restore operations
    Cloning from a Windows file system backup
      Monitoring clone operations in SnapCenter
        Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential 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
      Back up operation on some hosts might trigger late
      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
      Storage layout could not be determined
      HTTP error 503. The service is unavailable.
      Unable to display SnapCenter web login page on local host
      SnapCenter plug-in loader fails with an error
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the host is restarted
      Unable to access cluster IP address from outside network
      Backup fails with error: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Scheduled backups fail due to task limit
      Restore operation times out
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
    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
  Protecting Oracle databases
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Oracle Database
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database overview
    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
      Configuring 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
      Canceling the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database backup operations
      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
      Restoring an Oracle database
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning Oracle database
      Cloning an Oracle database
      Monitoring clone operations in SnapCenter
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting an Oracle Database Clone
    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
        Refreshing a clone
    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: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Backup operation might fail if the external RMAN catalog database has issues
      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
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Unable to update the SnapMirror and SnapVault status
      ASM backup verification fails
      Backup verification fails when files are not accessible
      Backup verification is timed out
      Disk paths are not included in the asm_diskstring database parameter
      Failed to mount ASM log backups as part of recovery operation
      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
      Restore operation fails when you select a backup of an orphan incarnation
      Restore operation times out
      Clone operation will fail if multipath is disabled on the plug-in host
      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
      Fails to clone an Oracle database on a volume
      Recovery of a cloned database fails
      Recovery operation fails if the SCN specified is inconsistent
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
      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 is queued or canceled if operational lock file is not deleted
      Data protection operation fails because of application firewall
      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
  Protecting SAP HANA databases
    Deciding on whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for SAP HANA Database
    SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database overview
    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
      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
      Canceling the backup operations
      Viewing SAP HANA database backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SAP HANA databases
      Restoring a database backup
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning SAP HANA database backups
      Cloning a SAP HANA database backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential 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
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      File-Based Backup workflow fails at custom file path
      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
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Catalog entries are not deleted after volume based restore operation
      Invalid HDBSQL OS username
      Backup operation fails
      Backup fails with error: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Cannot enable SAP HANA
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
      Restore operation times out
    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
  Protecting custom applications
    Deciding on whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Custom Plug-ins
    SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins overview
    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
      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
      Canceling the backup operations
      Viewing custom plug-in resource related backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring custom plug-in resources
      Restoring a resource backup
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning custom plug-in resource backups
      Cloning from a backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Custom plug-in installation fails
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
      Restore operation times out
  Protecting Microsoft Exchange Server databases
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Microsoft Exchange Server
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server overview
    Data protection workflow for Microsoft Exchange Server
    Preparing for data protection
      Prerequisites for using the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server
      Exchange Server privileges required
      Storage types supported by SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows and for Microsoft Exchange Server
      How resources, resource groups, and policies are used for protecting Exchange Server
    Logging in to SnapCenter
    Backing up Exchange resources
      Exchange database and backup verification
      Determining whether resources are available for backup
      Creating backup policies for Exchange Server databases
      Creating resource groups and attaching policies for Exchange Servers
      Backing up Exchange databases
      Backing up Exchange resources groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Canceling the backup operations
      Viewing Exchange backups in the Topology page
    Restoring Exchange resources
      Requirements for restoring a database
      Restoring Exchange databases
      Restoring an Exchange Server database from secondary storage
      Reseeding a passive Exchange node replica
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Backing up, restoring, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Reseeding a replica using PowerShell cmdlets
      Removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Back up operation on some hosts might trigger late
      Passive database copy goes into suspended or failed state after restore on active database
      Restore fails during database dismount when database is failing over to passive node
      Restore operation times out
      Exchange backup fails with VSS event ID 8193
      Backups fail after changing the Exchange plug-in host port in SnapCenter
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      SnapCenter Dashboard backup jobs are not updated when Exchange backups are deleted
      Back Up Now button in the Topology page is unavailable after a failed backup
      Log backups fail when maximum hard links limit per file is reached
      Backups created using Plug-in for Exchange might not have Snapshot copies available for restore
    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
  Protecting Microsoft SQL Server databases
    Deciding on whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Microsoft SQL
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server overview
    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
      Configuring credentials for an individual SQL Server resource
      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
      Canceling the SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server backup operations
      Viewing SQL Server backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SQL Server resources
      Requirements for restoring a database
      Restoring SQL Server databases
      Restoring a SQL Server database from secondary storage
      Reseeding Availability Group databases
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning SQL Server database resources
      Cloning from a SQL Server database backup
      Performing Clone Lifecycle
      Monitoring clone operations in SnapCenter
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential 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
      Back up operation on some hosts might trigger late
      SnapCenter retains Snapshot copies of the database
      SnapCenter retains Snapshot copies of the database
      Restore operation might fail on Windows 2008 R2
      Restore operation times out
      Secondary database migration fails
      Backup fails with Windows scheduler error
      Backup fails with error: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      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 terabytes
      Restoring Availability Group fails
      Alternate location option is not displayed in the UI
      Quiesce or grouping resources operations fail
      Backup operation initiated by an active directory user fails
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Clone resource is ignored during instance-level backup operation
      Cloning to failover cluster instance (FCI) might fail if multiple vFC or FC initiators are attached to a host
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
    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
  Protecting Microsoft Windows file systems
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Windows File Systems
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows overview
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Windows file systems data protection workflow
    Backing up Windows file systems
      Determining resource availability
      Viewing related backups and clones in the Topology page
      Creating backup policies for Windows file systems
      Creating resource groups for Windows file systems
      Backing up a single resource on demand
      Backing up resource groups
      Monitoring backup operations
        Monitoring operations in the Activity pane
      Canceling the backup operations
    Restoring Windows file system backups
      Monitoring restore operations
        Canceling restore operations
    Cloning from a Windows file system backup
      Monitoring clone operations in SnapCenter
        Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, cloning, and removing backups using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential 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
      Back up operation on some hosts might trigger late
      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
      Storage layout could not be determined
      HTTP error 503. The service is unavailable.
      Unable to display SnapCenter web login page on local host
      SnapCenter plug-in loader fails with an error
      SnapCenter plug-in loader does not start automatically when the host is restarted
      Unable to access cluster IP address from outside network
      Backup fails with error: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Unable to find Snapshot copy after successfully creating the backup
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Scheduled backups fail due to task limit
      Restore operation times out
      Clone operation will fail due to inaccessible virtual device
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
    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
  Protecting Oracle databases
    Deciding whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Oracle Database
    SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database overview
    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
      Configuring 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
      Canceling the SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database backup operations
      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
      Restoring an Oracle database
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning Oracle database
      Cloning an Oracle database
      Monitoring clone operations in SnapCenter
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting an Oracle Database Clone
    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
        Refreshing a clone
    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: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Backup operation might fail if the external RMAN catalog database has issues
      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
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Unable to update the SnapMirror and SnapVault status
      ASM backup verification fails
      Backup verification fails when files are not accessible
      Backup verification is timed out
      Disk paths are not included in the asm_diskstring database parameter
      Failed to mount ASM log backups as part of recovery operation
      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
      Restore operation fails when you select a backup of an orphan incarnation
      Restore operation times out
      Clone operation will fail if multipath is disabled on the plug-in host
      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
      Fails to clone an Oracle database on a volume
      Recovery of a cloned database fails
      Recovery operation fails if the SCN specified is inconsistent
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
      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 is queued or canceled if operational lock file is not deleted
      Data protection operation fails because of application firewall
      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
  Protecting SAP HANA databases
    Deciding on whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for SAP HANA Database
    SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database overview
    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
      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
      Canceling the backup operations
      Viewing SAP HANA database backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring SAP HANA databases
      Restoring a database backup
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning SAP HANA database backups
      Cloning a SAP HANA database backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential 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
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      File-Based Backup workflow fails at custom file path
      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
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Catalog entries are not deleted after volume based restore operation
      Invalid HDBSQL OS username
      Backup operation fails
      Backup fails with error: Storage system(s) may need to be added, also ensure that the associated host is in a connected state
      Cannot enable SAP HANA
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
      Restore operation times out
    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
  Protecting custom applications
    Deciding on whether to read the SnapCenter Data Protection Guide for Custom Plug-ins
    SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins overview
    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
      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
      Canceling the backup operations
      Viewing custom plug-in resource related backups and clones in the Topology page
    Restoring custom plug-in resources
      Restoring a resource backup
      Monitoring restore operations
      Canceling restore operations
    Cloning custom plug-in resource backups
      Cloning from a backup
      Monitoring clone operations from the Jobs page
      Canceling clone operations
      Splitting a clone
    Backing up, restoring, and cloning using PowerShell cmdlets
      Creating a storage system connection and a credential using PowerShell cmdlets
      Backing up resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Restoring resources using PowerShell cmdlets
      Cloning backups using PowerShell cmdlets
    Troubleshooting data protection operations
      Custom plug-in installation fails
      Backup operation fails if Snapshot copies on the secondary storage reaches maximum limit
      Clone split estimation fails when the aggregate does not have space
      Clone split start operation fails
      Clone split operation stops responding
      Databases on which the clone split operation was performed are listed as clones
      Restore operation times out
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