HCL - Fujitsu ETERNUS CS800 (S7)

KB ID: 2882
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2019-01-30

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: Fujitsu (Fujitsu Technology Solutions)
Product Family: ETERNUS CS800
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

*This Veeam Ready test was performed with storage having a configuration that includes SSD/Flash. As such, this classification only applies to similar configurations in which the same amount or more SSD drives are used. The use of non-SSD drives may negatively impact performance.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: CS800 S7
Storage Category: Data Protection Appliance
Drive quantity, size, type: 2 – 1.2TB, SAS 10K RPM 2.5" | 6 – 960GB, SSD SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" | 36 – 10TB, SAS 7200 RPM 3.5"
Storage configuration: SSD disk configuration for MetaData (MD) storage only, with data storage located on 6x RAID6 (36 x 10TB SAS 7.2k RPM 3.5")
Firmware version: 3.5.0_S7
Connection protocol and speed: SMB, 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of CS800 S7 with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS CS800 is a turnkey data protection appliance and provides a simple and affordable solution for customers which follow a disk backup strategy with deduplication. The advanced deduplication technology reduces typical disk capacity requirements for disk to disk backup by up to 95%.

 

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: 9.5.0.1922

Job Settings:

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

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Shared Folder (CIFS)
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled
 

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • Jumbo frames on network interface used during testing

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