UNIX host requirements
You must install SnapManager for Oracle on every host where an Oracle database you want to backup is hosted. You must ensure that your hosts meet the minimum requirements for SnapManager configuration.
You must install SnapDrive on the database host before you install SnapManager.
You can install SnapManager either on physical or virtual machines.
You must install the same version of SnapManager on all hosts that share the same repository.
You must install Oracle patch 13366202 if you are using Oracle databases 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52.
If you are using DNFS, you must also install the patches listed in the My Oracle Support (MOS) report 1495104.1 for maximum performance and stability.