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Tested hardware VSS providers

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager

This table lists Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) hardware providers that have been tested to be compatible with System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) for protecting virtual machines deployed on clustered shared volumes (CSV). If a VSS hardware provider is not listed, it has not been tested.

 

Model Firmware version VSS hardware provider version Download location Remarks

IBM

DS6000

DS8000

6000= 6.2.2.108

8000= 64.30.x.x

4.0.1.1020

Support for Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service and Virtual Disk Service

The same VSS provider is used for SVC, DS6k, and DS8k

IBM XIV Storage

10.1.0.a

IBM XIV xProv Version: 2.2.2

Download xProvSetup-x64-2.2.2

NEC

iStorage D series (D1-30)

2.1.1 (x64)

iStorage VSS Provider

The following software is needed in order to take snapshot in the iStorage D series:

  • iStorage basic software: iStorage Manager; iStorage Access Control is included.

  • WebSAM RepNavi Suite: iStorage Dynamic Data Replication Lite, iStorage Control Command, iStorage VSS Provider.

  • iStorage Storage Path Savior: Software to control disk array path load.

EMC

Symmetrix series

4.2.1

EMC

Clarion series

4.2.1

EMC

Hitachi

Adaptable Modular Storage 2000 family: AMS2100, AMS2300, AMS2500

v03.5.0 and above

Optimize Microsoft environments with proven Hitachi solutions

Compellent

Compellent Storage center 4.2 and above

05.00.01.004

Distributed as part of the Replay Manager product (separate purchase required).

Dell

EqualLogic PS series

4.2.1 or later

3.3.1 or later

Downloads

HP

EVA 4x00, 6x00, 8x00

XCS 09006000

6.05

Storage Integration Utility Software

NetApp

FAS2000 Series

FAS3000 Series

FAS3100 Series

FAS6000 Series

V3100 Series

V3100 Series

V6000 Series

Data ONTAP 7.3.0 or above

6.2.0.4508 or above

Support

Fujitsu

ETERNUS DX storage systems

ETERNUS2000 (model 100 or higher)

ETERNUS4000 (model 300 or higher)

ETERNUS8000

1.5.0 or later

ETERNUS VSS Hardware Provider

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