Preinstallation requirements for Snap Creator

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There are system license, software, and hardware requirements that you should consider before you install Snap Creator.

In addition, you should perform the following tasks before installing Snap Creator:

  • Download the Snap Creator software.

  • Create a Data ONTAP user.

  • Install Oracle Java or OpenJDK on the Snap Creator Server and Agent hosts.

  • Synchronize time on Snap Creator Server and Agent hosts.

  • Configure settings for the IBM Domino plug-in (required only if you are using the Domino plug-in).

  • Add Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) libraries for the UNIX environment (required only when running Snap Creator using the CLI on UNIX platforms).

    For details, see the Troubleshooting section in the Snap Creator Framework Administration Guide.