Tested hardware VSS providers

 

Updated: May 13, 2016

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

ModelFirmware versionVSS hardware provider versionDownload locationRemarks
IBM
DS6000

DS8000
6000= 6.2.2.108

8000= 64.30.x.x
4.0.1.1020Support for Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service and Virtual Disk ServiceThe same VSS provider is used for SVC, DS6k, and DS8k
IBM XIV Storage10.1.0.aIBM XIV xProv Version: 2.2.2Download xProvSetup-x64-2.2.2
NEC
iStorage D series (D1-30)2.1.1 (x64)iStorage VSS ProviderThe 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 series4.2.1EMC
Clarion series4.2.1EMC
Hitachi
Adaptable Modular Storage 2000 family: AMS2100, AMS2300, AMS2500v03.5.0 and aboveOptimize Microsoft environments with proven Hitachi solutions
Compellent
Compellent Storage center 4.2 and above05.00.01.004Distributed as part of the Replay Manager product (separate purchase required).
Dell
EqualLogic PS series4.2.1 or later3.3.1 or laterDownloads
HP
EVA 4x00, 6x00, 8x00XCS 090060006.05Storage Integration Utility Software
NetApp
FAS2000 Series

FAS3000 Series

FAS3100 Series

FAS6000 Series

V3100 Series

V3100 Series

V6000 Series
Data ONTAP 7.3.0 or above6.2.0.4508 or aboveSupport
Fujitsu
ETERNUS DX storage systems

ETERNUS2000 (model 100 or higher)

ETERNUS4000 (model 300 or higher)

ETERNUS8000
1.5.0 or laterETERNUS VSS Hardware Provider
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