Dell | DR4000 | System Interoperability Guide Release 1.1.0.0

Dell DR4000 System
System
Interoperability
Guide
Release 1.1.0.0
Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
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Contents
Introduction ............................................................................................................................... 5
Supported Hardware .................................................................................................................. 5
BIOS ................................................................................................................................................................... 5
RAID Controllers .................................................................................................................................................. 5
Hard Drives (Internal) .......................................................................................................................................... 5
USB Flash Drive ................................................................................................................................................... 6
Network Interface Controllers ............................................................................................................................... 6
iDRAC Enterprise .................................................................................................................................................. 6
Marvell WAM Controller ........................................................................................................................................ 6
Supported Software ................................................................................................................... 7
Operating System ................................................................................................................................................ 7
Supported Backup Software .................................................................................................................................. 7
Network File Protocols and Backup Client Operating Systems ................................................................................. 7
Supported Web Browsers ..................................................................................................................................... 8
Supported OST Software and Components ............................................................................................................ 8
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Introduction
This document provides information about the supported hardware and software versions for
the Dell DR4000 system, Release 1.1.0.0, Build No. 39455.
Supported Hardware
This section lists the hardware supported by DR4000 systems. Where applicable, firmware and
driver versions are also listed.
BIOS
System
Version
DR4000
1.9.0 or later
RAID Controllers
System
RAID Controller
DR4000
PERC H700
w/1G NVRAM
PERC H800
w/1G NVRAM
Max Number
of Controllers
Firmware
Revision
Driver Revision
1
12.10.2-0004
or later
00.00.04.31.2 or
later
1
12.10.2-0004
or later
00.00.04.31.2 or
later
Hard Drives (Internal)
System
Internal RAIDSlots
Controller
Drive Type
RAID Level
DR4000
PERC H700
0
Hot-swappable 3.5-inch SAS drive (hot
spare)
1-11
Eleven (11) hot-swappable 3.5-inch SAS or
Nearline SAS drives
6
12-131
Two (2) 2.5-inch SAS drives
1
N/A
1
Slots 12 and 13 are located within the DR4000 chassis. For information on locating these
drives, see the Dell DR4000 System Owner’s Manual.
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USB Flash Drive
The USB flash drive is not included with the DR4000 system release.
System
Minimum Size2
DR4000
4GB
2
Minimum size required for DR4000 Restore Manager
Network Interface Controllers
System
NIC
Firmware
Revision
DR4000
Broadcom Dual Port 1 Gigabit server
adapter
6.2.15 or
later
Intel Dual Port 10 Gigabit server
adapter
12.5.2 or
later
Intel Dual Port 10 Gigabit SFP+ server
adapter
12.5.2 or
later
System
Controller
Firmware
Revision
DR4000
iDRAC6 Enterprise
iDRAC Enterprise
1.9 or later
Marvell WAM Controller
System
Controller
Firmware Revision
Driver
Revision
DR4000
WAM1 Plus
1.7.0 or later
1.7.0 or later
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Supported Software
This section lists the supported operating systems, applications and protocols for the Dell
DR4000 system.
Operating System
System
Operating System
DR4000
CentOS 5.4 2.6.18-164.el5 x86_64
edition
Supported Backup Software
Software
Versions
Symantec Backup Exec
2010 R3
2012
Symantec NetBackup
7.1
7.5
Simpana (CommVault) Backup
and Recovery
8.0
Veeam Backup and Replication
5.x
9.0 SP3
6.x
NetWorker (EMC) Backup and Recovery
7.5
7.6
AppAssure (Dell) Backup, Replication,
and Recovery
4.7
Network File Protocols and Backup Client Operating Systems
The following information lists the supported DR4000 system network protocols, and the
corresponding supported client operating systems.
Protocol
Versions
Backup Client OS
CIFS3
SMB 1.0
Windows 2003 and later (32 and 64
Bit)
NFS
V3 over TCP
Linux 2.6 and later (32 and 64 Bit)
3
The following CIFS protocol features are not supported by the DR4000 system:
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MS-DOS-compatible 8.3 file names (short file names)
MS-Windows NTFS (New Technology File System) alternate data streams
Supported Web Browsers
This section lists the supported web browsers for use with the Dell DR4000 system.
Software
Versions
Mozilla Firefox
10 or
higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer
8.0 or
higher
Google Chrome
15.x or
higher
Supported System Limits
This section lists the supported configuration limits for the Dell DR4000 system.
System Feature
Limit
Maximum files
25 million
Maximum containers
32
Maximum replications per container 1
Maximum CIFS connections
32
Maximum NFS connections
32
Maximum replications per system
5:14
4
Up to five source DR4000 systems can write to separate, individual containers on a single,
target DR4000 system.
Supported OST Software and Components
This section lists the supported OST software and components for use with the Dell DR4000 system.
These include the type of media server installation (Linux or Windows), the OST plug-in component, the
supported OST protocol releases, and the DMAs.
OST Software or Component
Description
Media Server
Linux installations
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Red Hat Package Manager (RPM)
installer
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Windows installations
Uses a Windows OST plug-in and
the Microsoft (MSI) installer
OST Plug-In Component
Supported Releases
Linux-based 64-bit
•
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
(RHEL)
o Version 5.x
o Version 6
•
SUSE
o Version 10
o Version 11
Windows-based 64-bit
•
Windows 2003
•
Windows 2008
•
Windows 2008, Release 2
OST Protocol
Supported Releases
Symantec OpenStorage
•
Symantec
o Version 9
o Version 10
Supported DMAs
Supported Releases
Linux-based 64-bit
•
NetBackup
o Version 7.1
o Version 7.5
•
Backup Exec5
o Version 2010, R3
o Version 2012
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The Backup Exec Deduplication Option is required for Backup Exec compatibility with OST
devices and is available for purchase from Symantec. The Dell OST plug-in that is installed on a
supported Linux or Windows media server platform is available as a free download from Dell.
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