Veritas Flex Appliance Getting Started and Administration Guide
- Product overview
- Release notes
- Getting started
- Managing network settings
- Managing users
- Managing Flex Appliance Console users and tenants
- Using Flex Appliance
- Managing the repository
- Managing application instances from Flex Appliance
- Managing application add-ons on instances
- Upgrading application instances
- About Flex Appliance upgrades and updates
- Appliance security
- Monitoring the appliance
- About AutoSupport and Call Home
- Monitoring the hardware from the Flex Appliance Shell
- Reconfiguring the appliance
- Troubleshooting guidelines
Introduction to Veritas Flex Appliance
Veritas Flex Appliance is a customizable data management solution that lets you consolidate multiple applications on a single hardware platform. With Flex Appliance, you can run concurrent instances of the following applications:
NetBackup master server
You can also configure a BMR master server with this application. However, the BMR boot server cannot be configured on the appliance.
NetBackup media server with the following storage options:
Media Server Deduplication Pool (MSDP)
You can also configure MSDP cloud storage with this application. Refer to the NetBackup Deduplication Guide after the instance is created.
NetBackup WORM storage
For a full list of supported applications and versions, see the following article on the Veritas Support website:
Flex Appliance supported applications and usage information
Flex Appliance is currently available in English only.
This release is compatible with the following hardware:
The Veritas 5350 Appliance, supporting all PCIe-based I/O configurations.
The Veritas 5340 Appliance, supporting PCIe-based I/O configurations A, G, and H.
An additional 53xx compute node for high availability (HA).
Both nodes must have the same PCIe-based I/O configuration.
The Veritas 5250 Appliance, supporting all PCIe-based I/O configurations.
The Veritas 5150 Appliance, supporting all PCIe-based I/O configurations.
See the Product Description guides for additional details about the appliance hardware and the available I/O configurations.