V11 Service Pack 12
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License Requirements - MediaAgent

By default, the agent uses an Evaluation license. After the evaluation period is complete, you need to obtain a permanent license from your Software Provider.

You can choose to use one of the following licensing mechanisms:

  • Traditional License, based upon products and features in your CommCell.
  • Capacity License, based on the amount of data you want to protect.

For comprehensive information on licensing, see License Administration.

Traditional License

The following license types are available for MediaAgent. You need to obtain the appropriate licenses based on your environment.

Agent or Component

License Type

MediaAgent for Microsoft Windows

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for IBM AIX

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for Hewlett Packard HP-UX

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for Linux

MediaAgents

MediaAgent for Sun Solaris

MediaAgents

For clustered environments, you must have the following license for each physical and virtual node where the MediaAgent is installed. If you do not plan to use the MediaAgent on the physical nodes, install the MediaAgent as a Restore Only Agent, which does not consume a license.

MediaAgent (Windows or UNIX)

MediaAgents

Capacity License

If you plan to use capacity licenses, you must obtain the following license:

License Type

License Consumption

Backup

1 license per CommCell for n Terabytes (TB) of protected data

Last modified: 12/21/2017 8:00:02 PM