Verification of storage system readiness and licenses

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Before you install SnapDrive for UNIX, you must verify the storage system readiness and check for licenses of certain software.

You must ensure that the following conditions are met:

  • The storage systems are online.

  • The storage systems meet the minimum system requirements for SnapDrive for UNIX.

  • The HBAs or network interface cards (NICs) in your storage systems meet the requirements for your host operating system.

    For more information about HBA cards, see the Interoperability Matrix.

  • The hosts and the storage systems can communicate by using an Internet Protocol (IP).

  • The licenses for the following are valid:

    • SnapRestore

    • MultiStore software

    • Secure HTTP access to the storage system

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