Getting Started with the Virtual Server Agent for Azure

Step 1: Before You Begin

Step 2: Install the Virtual Server Agent

Review each of the following topics to get started with the installation:


  • On VSA proxies that are used to perform IntelliSnap backup copy operations, install the MediaAgent package in addition to the Virtual Server Agent. The MediaAgent is required to perform mount operations on the VSA proxy.
  • The CommServe host, MediaAgent, and VSA proxy must all be able to communicate with each other. For information about firewalled environments, ensure that firewall requirements are met.

Step 3: Prepare for Your First Backup and Restore

  1. Open the CommCell Console.
  2. Configure a storage device.

    You can define Commvault storage libraries as on-premises media or cloud storage libraries.

    For information about cloud storage libraries, see Creating a Cloud Storage Library.

  3. Optional: Configure a Storage Policy. See Storage Policy - Getting Started.
  4. Create a virtualization client for the Azure subscription.
  5. Modify the default subclient or create a user-defined subclient.
  6. Optional: Decide whether to add the following functionality:

Step 4: Run Your First Backup and Restore

Step 5: Where to Go from Here

Last modified: 3/7/2019 6:38:35 PM