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Support for VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) and multipath software (1007479)

Details

This article provides a list of Multipath software that is currently supported with versions of VCB.
 
Note: For Multipath software that is not listed, contact the vendor for further information.

Solution

Vendor information

MPIO Versions

1.0.3

1.1

1.1 U1

1.5

1.5 U1

1.5 U2

EMC Powerpath

4.5

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

 

5.0

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

5.1

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

5.2

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

 5.2 SP1

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

Yes

HP
Partner Certified and Supported *

HP MPIO DSM1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Fujitsu
Partner Certified and Supported *

ETERNUS Multipath
Driver2

 

 

 

Yes

 Yes

Yes

IBM
Partner Certified and Supported *

IBM Multipath SDDDSM3

 

 

 

Yes

  Yes

 

Yes
 
 
 

Hitachi, Ltd.
Partner Certified and Supported *

HDLM 6.0 or

Later4

Yes

Yes

NetApp
Partner Certified and Supported *

Data ONTAP® DSM 3.3.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)5

Yes

Yes

Oracle, Inc Partner Certified and Supported *

Sun MPIO-DSM Failover 01.03.0302.02156

Yes

Yes

Yes

(*) Visit http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/ThirdParty.html for official VMware Support policies on Third Party software.

Vendor specific information

 

EMC: Only 32bit versions of EMC Powerpath are supported on the VCB proxy.

 

HP: (1) Visit www.hp.com/storage/spock for more details on supported HP MPIO software with VCB proxy.


FUJITSU: (2) Visit http://storage-system.fujitsu.com/doc/download-dx.html for more details on supported Fujitsu ETERNUS Multipath Driver software with VCB proxy.

 

IBM: (3) Visit http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=540&context=ST52G7&dc=D430&uid=ssg1S4000350&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en for more details on the IBM MPIO driver.

 

Hitachi: (4) Visit http://www.hds.com/products/storage-software/hitachi-dynamic-link-manager-advanced-software.html for further details on supported "Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager Software (HDLM) for Windows" with VCB proxy.
 
 
Oracle: (6) Visit https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US/-/USD/ViewProductDetail-Start?ProductRef=Sun6000and2500MPIODSMFO-01.03.0302.0215-Win-G-F@CDS-CDS_SMI for more details on supported Sun MPIO software with VCB proxy on Sun Storage 6000 series and Sun StorageTek 2500 series.
 
Note: For related information, see Support for VMware Consolidated Backup (1026945).

Update History

05/06/2010 - Added information for Oracle. 10/26/2010 - Added information for NetApp.

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