HCL - Western Digital IntelliFlash

KB ID:
2563
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.5
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-02-26

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: Western Digital
Product Family:  IntelliFlash T-Series, HD-Series
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: T4100
Drive quantity, size, type: 3x 500GB SSD | 13x 2TB HDD
Firmware version: 3.7
Connection protocol and speed: iSCSI, 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of T or HD-Series with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

T-Series and HD-Series enterprise storage arrays accommodate different grades of storage media—from hard disks to high-performance flash memory. Using patented IntelliFlash™ software architecture, data is organized and placed on the most appropriate media to deliver optimal performance with the best possible economics. Native SAN and NAS protocols enable you to simplify data management by storing application data, virtual machines, and unstructured data—all on a single array.

 

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: 9.5.0.1038

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

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