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HCL - Huawei OceanStor V5 Converged Storage

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Product Family: Huawei OceanStor
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: Huawei OceanStor V5 Converged StorageSystem
Drive quantity, size, type: 25 - 600GB SAS
Firmware version: V5
General product family overview:

Huawei OceanStor V5 Converged Storage provides Cloud architecture-oriented operating system, high-performance hardware platform, and a complete suite of smart management software. Convergence of file, flash, backup, high-, mid, and low-end storage, and third-party storage – allocate the resources you need, when you need them. Leading active-active integrated SAN and NAS solution, ensuring business continuity for customers.

 

Veeam testing configuration:

Note: The following settings were used by the vendor to meet Veeam Ready testing requirements and should not be considered best practices. Additional changes or settings may be needed to meet the storage efficiency or performance needs for each environment. For each setting, reference links are provided for further clarification.
 

Veeam Build Number: 9.5

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
Compression: Optimal (Default)
Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)
 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Windows
Align backup file blocks: Enabled
Decompress before storing: Enabled
Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled

More information

This storage system has a feature which allows older data to be offloaded to object storage. Object storage gateway appliances that are used to store backup data in filer (CIFS/NFS) or block device mode (iSCSI/FC/SAS) are not supported if the backup data is offloaded to object storage and is no longer stored directly on the appliance. If there is a need to offload restore points to a remote site, the only supported way is to use Capacity Tier or Backup to Tape jobs. Please find additional details here.
KB ID:
2416
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.5
Published:
2017-12-14
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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