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Recipe: Adding a Dell EMC Isilon Enterprise Storage System
A Dell EMC Isilon Storage added to Veeam Inventory, which can be used for NAS filer backups.
Time to complete: 10 minutes
- A Proxy Server already available in Veeam Infrastructure with NFS and/or SMB access to the storage system.
- A Dell EMC Isilon enterprise storage system with NFS and/or SMB shares used for VMware datastores.
- A user account that has the required permissions on the storage system.
Before you start:
Make sure to provide the required DellEMC Isilon Permissions
You have a Veeam Backup and Replication server installed and configured. The network connectivity between the storage system and Veeam Proxy is established.
- Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console and select the Storage Infrastructure view on the left side.
- Click on Add Storage and select Dell EMC on the first page of the wizard, then select Isilon.
- Enter the DNS name or IP address of the Isilon interface you would like to use and click Next.
- Click on Add… to provide credentials for the storage system or select exisiting credentials from the list. Click Next.
- If shown, review the certificat warning and click on continue if acceptable.
- Uncheck the protocols not to be used.
- Click on Choose… at the backup proxies to use selection and select one or multiple proxies with access to the storage system. Click Apply.
- View the log and click Next if all is completed.
- Review the summary and click Finish to finalize the task and let the proxy start a rescan of the storage system.
- View the rescan log and click Close when finished. You can proceed to add this storage as a NAS filer for backups.
Links to Resources:
- Veeam Cookbook - Add a new file share NAS filer
- Veeam Guides and Helpcenter
- Veeam Community Forums
- Veeam Best Practices