HCL - SUSE Enterprise Storage 5.5 (Object)

Veeam Backup & Replication
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Product Information:

Company name: SUSE
Product Family: SUSE Enterprise Storage
Status: Veeam Ready – Object
Classification Description: Verified object storage solutions that has been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Tier features.


Product Details:

Model number: Enterprise Storage 5.5
Storage Category: Software Defined Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 144x 7.2k SATA w/RocksDB+WAL
Storage configuration: Erasure coded 3+2
Firmware version: 5.5
Connection protocol and speed: 100 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of Enterprise Storage 5.5 for S3 compatible storage with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:
SUSE Enterprise Storage provides unified block, file and object. Object for Veeam is an S3 interface and is compatible with a large subset of the Amazon S3 RESTful API.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number:


Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • On Veeam Proxy, disable Windows Defender
  • Use PVSCSI
  • Monitor node is used as the Object Gateway (RGW)
  • ESX 6.5 Tuning (to improve performance to VMFS data stores)
    esxcli system module parameters set -m iscsi_vmk -p iscsivmk_LunQDepth=512
    esxcli system settings advanced set -o /ISCSI/MaxIoSizeKB -i 512

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