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Revised on October 2, 2018

 

This document contains the following information you will find important when you use ActiveImage Protector. It is highly recommended that you read this document carefully before starting to install ActiveImage Protector.

 

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System Requirements

Precautions for Upgrade Installation from an earlier version

Related documents

Limitations and Precautions

System Requirements

CPU

Pentium 4 or above

Main Memory

1024MB is required. (2048MB or above is recommended.)

Hard Disk Space

800MB or more.

10% of available space in the respective volumes for change tracking to take snapshot and incremental backup.

* To run backup tasks using Deduplication Compression feature, you need to reserve 1% or more of the total data of the backup source for saving the temporary working files in a volume that should not be included in the backup source.

DVD-ROM Drive

Required to install the product (boot up the product) and boot up Boot Environment.

Linux Distributions

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS 4 and 5.0 - 5.4 are not supported.

* In order to operate Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS 5.5 - 5.11 with the GUI, you need to make a remote connection from the console installed on another host.

Upon installation:

# mount -o remount,exec <Device Name>

libstdc++.i686, libuuid.i686, glibc.i686, zlib.i686, gcc, kernel-devel, fuse

* For further details, please visit here.

libxcb.i686, libXrender.i686, libXext.i686, libXau.i686, libX11.i686, libSM.i686, libICE.i686, glib2.i686, freetype.i686, fontconfig.i686, expat.i686, mesa-libGL.i686, xulrunner.i686, systemd-libs.i686

* For further details, please visit here.

File System

XFS / Linux Ext2 / Linux Ext3 / Linux Ext4 / Linux Swap / Linux LVM (volume group and logical volume) / Linux RAID

* Linux RAID is not supported if RAID is configured by using dmraid.

* Bare metal restoration by Linux RAID mdraid is not supported.

* As for backup image files for the file system other than the above, full sector backup is created.

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Precautions for Upgrade Installation from an earlier version

Upgrade Installation from an earlier version (2016)

Upgrade Installation from an earlier version (4.5.x)

Activation Information

Compatibility of Backup Images

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Related documents

Related documents can be found in [Documents]-[en_US] folder in the product's media.

Related Documents

Limitations and Precautions

Basic Points

Backup and Restore

          Backup

          Restore

          Offsite Replication

Mount / Unmount Image File

Others

Connect to Remote Computer

ActiveImage Boot Environment

          Precautions for backup with Deduplication Compression option enabled in boot environment

Operation procedures using aipmng (CUI)

Basic Points

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Backup and Restore

Backup

# bash service_stop_start.sh

Restore

# aipmng --restore

Off-site Replication

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Mount / Unmount Image

 

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Others

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Connect to Remote Computer

Remote Host (Managed)

Check in the checkbox for [Set firewall exception] option when installing the product and the following ports are automatically opened.

ActiveImage console (Managing)

Select [Set firewall exception] option when installing the program, and settings are automatically configured to automatically open the following port.

To install Windows management console, the required settings must be configured by using the program's installer.

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ActiveImage Boot Environment

# /opt/NetJapan/aipcontrol restorelvm [Disk Image Name] [VolGroup Image Name] [IntelRAID Device Name]

Precautions for backup with Deduplication Compression option enabled

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Operation procedures using aipmng (CUI)

# aipcontrol restorevolume <image path> <md dev path>

 

 


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