SnapCenter plug-ins

Each SnapCenter plug-in supports specific environments, databases, and applications.

Plug-in Name Included in install package Requires other plug-ins Installed on host Supports
Plug-in for SQL Server Plug-ins Package for Windows Plug-in for Windows SQL Server host Windows
Plug-in for Windows Plug-ins Package for Windows   Windows host Windows
Plug-in for Exchange Plug-ins Package for Windows Plug-in for Windows Exchange Server host Windows
Plug-in for Oracle Database
  • Plug-ins Package for Linux
  • Plug-ins Package for AIX
Plug-in for UNIX Oracle host Linux or AIX
Plug-in for SAP HANA Database Plug-ins Package for Linux and Plug-ins Package for Windows Plug-in for UNIX or Plug-in for Windows HDBSQL client host Linux or Windows
Custom Plug-ins NetApp Storage Automation Store For file system backups, Plug-in for Windows Custom application host Linux or Windows
Note: The SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere supports crash-consistent and VM-consistent backup and restore operations for virtual machines (VMs), datastores, and Virtual Machine Disks (VMDKs), and it supports the SnapCenter application-specific plug-ins to protect application-consistent backup and restore operations for virtualized databases and file systems.

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

SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server features

SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Windows features

SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server features

SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle Database features

SnapCenter Plug-in for UNIX features

SnapCenter Plug-in for SAP HANA Database features

SnapCenter Custom Plug-ins features

MySQL, DB2, and MongoDB custom plug-in samples for SnapCenter Software can be downloaded from the NetApp Storage Automation Store. You can create your own custom plug-ins by referring to the developer’s guide for creating custom plug-ins.

Note: MySQL, DB2, and MongoDB custom plug-ins are supported via the NetApp communities only.

NetApp supports the capability to create and use custom plug-ins; however, the custom plug-ins you create are not supported by NetApp.