SolutionPack for EMC RecoverPoint

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Overview

This article explains how to install and configure the SolutionPack for EMC RecoverPoint. The SolutionPack for EMC RecoverPoint enables users to generate real-time and historical reports on the performance of the mechanisms that replicate data from any supported SAN-based arrays to other SAN-based arrays. Summary reports for key components--that is, RecoverPoint Appliance (RPA), Clusters, Consistency Group Metrics, and so on) as well as I/O throughput analysis for SAN system traffic--provide a deeper understanding of replication schemes and the policies that govern them.

report screen

SolutionPack for EMC RecoverPoint

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Technical specifications

SolutionPack version

Compatible ViPR SRM version

Main reports

System Traffic SAN
Global traffic view of the SAN
System Traffic Site-to-Site
Global traffic view between sites
RecoverPoint Summary
Provides key information about the RecoverPoint systems including information on Clusters, Consistency Groups and Splitters

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Installing the SolutionPack

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Administration.
  3. Click Centralized Management.
  4. Click SolutionPacks.
  5. Select SolutionPack Center.
  6. Select SolutionPack for EMC RecoverPoint in the Browse and Install SolutionPacks screen.
  7. Click Install.
    The steps below assume a typical four VM deployment.
  8. In the EMC RecoverPoint Collector field of the Select the components to install window, select the Collector host.
  9. In the Reports field, select the Frontend host.
  10. In the EMC RecoverPoint Collector window, make a selection in the Data collection field.
    If you select Add a new data collection, type information about the data collection. In Hostname or IP address to send data, use localhost on port 2020, which is the Collector host where the Load Balancer Connector is installed.
  11. Leave Enable alerting on data collected checked.
  12. Make a selection in the Alerting on data collection field of the Pre-configured alerts window.
    If you select Add a new Alerting on data collection to select a different alerts destination, select a Primary Backend host
  13. Type the RecoverPoint FQDN hostname, and type its username and password.
  14. Select Use advanced settings to configure polling settings.
  15. Click Install.
    The SolutionPack installation begins.
  16. Click Ok once installation is complete.
    Performance data will displayed in about an hour.
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