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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 IV) Install and Configure Database (PostgreSQL) for BLM Archiver . . 5 V) Before Installing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 3 Confidential. . . . . . . . 9 Run the Installation Program (Linux) . . . . . . . . . .BLM (Backup Lifecycle Management) Archiver Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 II) Hardware & Software Minimum Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 BLM Archiver Upgrade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Configuring the BLM Archiver (After Installation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 III) Create a BLM License for this installation on the DS-License Server . 4 I) Supported Platforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 BLM Archiver Registration (with DS-License Server) . . . . . All Rights Reserved. 13 Important Notes about Upgrades: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Migrating a BLM Archiver from a Physical Machine to a Virtual Machine (VM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Run The BLM Archiver Installation Program (Console mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Run the Installation Program (Windows) . 8 VI) Run the Installation . . . . . 16 BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015] © Asigra Inc. .Linux platform only) . . . . . . . .

• BLM Archiver is supported on both physical computers and virtual machines NOTE (e. which no longer come with the default Linux installation. 2015] © Asigra Inc.9-0.el6. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30.el6.rpm Windows® 2008 x64 (64-bit) Standard SP2/R2 SP1 Enterprise SP2/R2 SP1 Storage Server Standard / R2 Datacenter / R2 * Linux RPM package requirement: • Each OS requires the “Compatibility Standard C++ libraries”.5 .ES/AS • libstdc++-4.rpm SUSE Linux x64 (64-bit) * Enterprise Server 11 SP3 • libstdc++43-32bit-4.BLM (Backup Lifecycle Management) Archiver Installation Note: It is strongly recommended that you and the selected storage vendor perform input/output performance tests on the target BLM Storage Location using the “Asigra I/O Load Test Tool” and any other tools provided by the storage vendor.1-2.4.1-2.rpm • libXtst-1.so. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 4 Confidential. This can be found on the Installation DVD in the following path: • \Documentation\Release_Information Windows Platform Version Windows® 2012 x64 (64-bit) • • • • • UNIX Platform Version Red Hat Linux x64 (64-bit) * Enterprise Linux 6.el6.11. refer to the Installation and Support Matrix. as well as to determine (from a technical perspective) which hardware performs better in comparisons between storage vendors. If more than one package is listed.g. These tests can help you to verify the speed and reliability of the selected storage.x86_64. All Rights Reserved. .2.i686. However.38.3. you must run all of them. I) Supported Platforms For the official list of this product’s supported Operating Systems and versions.6.7-4. • The listed RPM package(s) contain the required libraries for the corresponding Operating System version. • 64-bit (x64) Operating Systems require “libstdc++. VMware).i686.i686.rpm • libXext-1. they are located on the corresponding Linux Operating System installation DVD in the listed RPM file.6” (the 64-bit version).

you must also install at least this utility on the BLM computer. client and libraries packages): • a free package can be downloaded from www.e.0\data” (for the free default postgresql installation). IV) Install and Configure Database (PostgreSQL) for BLM Archiver See “II) Hardware & Software Minimum Requirements” on page 5. or on a remote computer. 2015] © Asigra Inc. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 5 Confidential.1) Obtaining PostgreSQL packages: 1.II) Hardware & Software Minimum Requirements You should use the best hardware possible to maximize Asigra Cloud Backup™ performance. refer to the documentation provided by your PostgreSQL vendor. remote database). .postgresql. You can install PostgreSQL on either: • the BLM computer itself (i. 3. etc.1 (upgrade existing installations only) 9. you must install it on a supported operating system and make sure that the time zone is the same as the one on the BLM Archiver.). If you are using a commercially supported PostgreSQL. If applicable. This is included if you install PostgreSQL locally. Hardware x64 (64-bit) Architecture 2 CPU (Dual) 3 GHz or greater RAM 4 GB RAM or more Buffer (Staging) Consolidated Archive Software Version • PostgreSQL Server (For blm database) • • • For the official list of this product’s supported Databases and versions. If you need to obtain a PostgreSQL package (server. Note: The pg_dump utility must be installed on the BLM computer in order for BLM Archiver to be able to perform dumps of the ‘blm’ database. This path is referred to as "<pg_data_path>" in this section. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30.3 (new installations) III) Create a BLM License for this installation on the DS-License Server A DS-License Server (separate installation) is required. IV. 9. PostgreSQL comes with Red Hat and Suse. All Rights Reserved. but if you install a remote database. and make sure it is running. locally). refer to the Installation and Support Matrix.e. Note: If you are going to use a remote database. The BLM Archiver can use a database on the local computer. PostgreSQL configuration files and any new databases will typically reside in "/var/lib/pgsql/data" or “C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL. where this BLM Archiver installation will connect and validate its license (capacity.postgresql. expiration date. Install PostgreSQL. or • any computer networked with the BLM (i. Refer to the DS-License Server Manual for instructions. 2.2 (new and upgrade installations) 9.org/support/professional_support .org or • a list of companies that provide commercial support for PostgreSQL can be obtained from www. it is strongly recommended that you use the fastest brand-name components available.

e. you must switch to the BLM Archiver computer and install the PostgreSQL Utilities. you are given the option of setting the password for the database user “postgres”.2.0.2. .3) Verify the password for the database user “postgres”:” on page 6. 2. replace all un-commented lines (ones that do not start with #) with the following lines: # TYPE DATABASE USER CIDR-ADDRESS METHOD local all all host all all 127. > \q IV. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 6 Confidential.2b) To configure PostgreSQL on a remote computer (other than the BLM Archiver): You must configure the PostgreSQL Server to accept connections from the BLM.1/32 md5 host all all <ip-address>/<CIDR-mask> md5 md5 where: <ip-address> represents the BLM Archiver computer IP address. All Rights Reserved.0.x (Windows) Install PostgreSQL on Windows with all the default settings. IV. IV.IV. IV. Normally. at the command prompt type: > psql -h localhost template1 postgres • If postgres is remote. From the command line. Switch to user “postgres”. user “postgres” with the password you configure).2. 3. or want to change that password: 1. Restart the PostgreSQL service from the Start Menu. You may need to adjust them to your particular network environment. a default CIDR-mask of “32” will work.2.2a) To configure a PostgreSQL installation on the local BLM computer: 1. If you did not set it. and make sure PostgreSQL is started.1) Set a password for the database user “postgres”: During PostgreSQL installation on Windows. The following examples will configure PostgreSQL to accept connections if BLM supplies the credentials of an authorized user (i. In <pg_data_path>/pg_hba.conf file. Open the file “<pg_data_path>\postgresql. 1. The default Windows PostgreSQL installation is sufficient for the BLM Archiver Installation.2. To verify the password (to test if PostgreSQL accepts a BLM Archiver connection): • If postgres is on the local BLM Archiver computer.conf" and edit the following line: listen_addresses='*' Note: Make sure you remove the "#" sign (un-comment the line). then type: > psql -h <ip-address_of_postgres_server> -d template1 -U postgres > \q BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. 2. 2015] © Asigra Inc. type the following: > psql template1 postgres > ALTER USER postgres PASSWORD '<enter_password_text_here>' .3) Verify the password for the database user “postgres”: 1.conf.2) Configuring the PostgreSQL Server 9. Note: Read the instruction comments in the pg_hba. and refer to the PostgreSQL Administrator's Guide. Proceed to Step “IV.

Restart the PostgreSQL service as root user with the following command: #/etc/init. Set a password for the database user “postgres” (The BLM Archiver must use this username / password to connect to the PostgreSQL server): > psql template1 postgres > ALTER USER postgres PASSWORD '<enter_password_text_here>' .1/32 md5 host all all <ip-address>/<CIDR-mask> md5 md5 where: <ip-address> represents the BLM Archiver computer IP address. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 7 Confidential.2b) To configure PostgreSQL on a remote computer (other than the BLM Archiver): 1.d/postgresql restart IV.conf. 4. Switch to user ‘postgres’ to perform the configurations using the command: # su postgres 2. Switch to user ‘postgres’ to perform the configurations using the command: # su postgres 2. .conf. In <pg_data_path>/pg_hba. otherwise postgresql will not start.1/32 md5 Note: The user 'postgres' must also have ownership of the file pg_hba. Note 2: The user 'postgres' must also have ownership of the file postgres.conf. otherwise postgresql will not start.3. 3.conf.0.IV. All Rights Reserved.conf" and edit the following line: listen_addresses='*' Note: Make sure you remove the "#" sign (un-comment the line).3. > \q IV. Note: Read the instruction comments in the pg_hba.x (Linux) You must configure the PostgreSQL Server to accept connections from the BLM.e. Open the file “<pg_data_path>/postgresql. Switch to user ‘postgres’ to perform the configurations using the command: # su postgres 2. 3. Restart the PostgreSQL service as root user with the following command: #/etc/init. IV.0.3) Configuring the PostgreSQL Server 9. replace all un-commented lines (ones that do not start with #) with the following lines: # TYPE DATABASE USER local all all host all all CIDR-ADDRESS METHOD md5 127.1) Set a password for the database user “postgres”: 1.0. and refer to the PostgreSQL Administrator's Guide. user “postgres” with the password you configure).conf file.2a) To configure a PostgreSQL installation on the local BLM computer: 1. replace all un-commented lines (ones that do not start with #) with the following lines: # TYPE DATABASE USER CIDR-ADDRESS METHOD local all all host all all 127. a default CIDR-mask of “32” will work.3.d/postgresql restart BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30.0. In <pg_data_path>/pg_hba. You may need to adjust them to your particular network environment. Normally. 2015] © Asigra Inc. The following examples will configure PostgreSQL to accept connections if BLM supplies the credentials of an authorized user (i.

VI) Run the Installation • • See “Run the Installation Program (Windows)” on page 9. To verify the password (to test if PostgreSQL accepts a BLM connection): • If postgres is on the local BLM computer. 4. You have logged in as the target BLM computer’s Administrator (Windows) or ‘root’ user (Linux). The BLM computer meets the minimum hardware and software requirements. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 8 Confidential. See “Run the Installation Program (Linux)” on page 10.IV.3) Verify the password for the database user “postgres”: 1. PostgreSQL is running. then type: > psql -h <ip-address_of_postgres_server> -d template1 -U postgres > \q V) Before Installing Make sure that: 1. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. All Rights Reserved. 2. you must switch to the BLM computer and install the PostgreSQL Utilities. . Switch to user ‘postgres’ to perform the configurations using the command: # su postgres 2. 2015] © Asigra Inc.3. at the command prompt type: > psql -h localhost template1 postgres • If postgres is remote. The time on the target BLM computer is correct. 3.

4. Click Next. All Rights Reserved. 5. It allows you to choose the specific installation package you want. • Staging Parameters: Enter the path. The BLM Service Credentials screen appears.1 if the database is running on the local computer). • The Installation Center is a common launcher for all Windows-platform installations. [Option B] Run the Installation Center for Windows Products (setup. Click Next. The BLM Archiver files will be installed to this directory. This is the location where temporary files are written by BLM Archiver (whenever necessary). without the need to browse the installation DVD. Enter the Windows User Account and Password the BLM Service will use in the appropriate fields: • This must be a valid Windows user account that has already been created. Click Next. Click Yes. The progress of the installation is displayed. a pop up message appears asking you if you want setup to create the BLM database. 9. the Setup Complete screen appears. You must accept the license agreement to continue. 2015] © Asigra Inc. The “Welcome” screen appears. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 9 Confidential. • Click "Next". The Summary Information screen appears. [Option A] Run the installation program in the corresponding folder on the installation DVD: \Software\BLM_Archiver\Windows_64_bit\setupwin64. Click Next. The Choose Destination Location screen appears. 3.exe) located in the root directory of the installation DVD. 10. Click Next. This scans the hardware and Operating System for compatibility (see “II) Hardware & Software Minimum Requirements” on page 5). 8. prompting you to finish the setup program. . The Enter PostgreSQL database credentials screen appears. The Storage Configuration screen appears. The license agreement screen appears. • BLM GUI • BLM Archiver Click Next. 7. • User password: Enter the PostgreSQL database password. 11. Click Next. Note: If the BLM database does not exist. • User name: Enter the PostgreSQL database username. Setup begins to copy files.0. you can also: • Start BLM Archiver Service • Start BLM Archiver GUI BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30.exe 2. • This account should be a member of the Administrators Group. • Consolidation Parameters: Enter the path and maximum file size. Choose the Setup Language: • English • German A pre-requisite check is performed on the installation machine. • Restorable Image Parameters: Enter the maximum file size. Click Next. • Database Host: Enter the IP or hostname (use 127.0. 6. From this screen.Run the Installation Program (Windows) 1. When completed. The Select Components to Install screen appears. • Temporary Buffer for Indexing database: Enter a valid local buffer path on the BLM Archiver computer.

the Setup Complete screen appears. Click Next. The BLM Archiver files will be installed to this directory.1 if the database is running on the local computer). prompting you to finish the setup program. Click Yes. a pop up message appears asking you if you want setup to create the BLM database. The Choose Destination Location screen appears.0. 8. • User password: Enter the PostgreSQL database password. A pre-requisite check is performed on the installation machine. 4. When completed. 9. without the need to browse the installation DVD. 10. • The Installation Center is a common launcher for all Linux-platform installations. From this screen. It allows you to choose the specific installation package you want. • Database Host: Enter the IP or hostname (use 127. 5. • User name: Enter the PostgreSQL database username. The Enter PostgreSQL database credentials screen appears.Run the Installation Program (Linux) 1. 2015] © Asigra Inc. • Temporary Buffer for Indexing database: Enter a valid local buffer path on the BLM Archiver computer. Run the Installation Center for Linux Products (setup_lin. Click Next. Choose the Setup Language: • English • German 3. The Summary Information screen appears. Setup begins to copy files. 2. Click Next. This is the location where temporary files are written by BLM Archiver (whenever necessary). • Staging Parameters: Enter the path. Click Next. you can also: • Start BLM Archiver Service • Start BLM Archiver GUI BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. All Rights Reserved. The “Welcome” screen appears. The license agreement screen appears. Note: If the BLM database does not exist. The Select Components to Install screen appears. Click Next.sh) located in the root directory of the installation DVD. Click Next. The Storage Configuration screen appears. • Consolidation Parameters: Enter the path and maximum file size. You must accept the license agreement to continue. This scans the hardware and Operating System for compatibility (see “II) Hardware & Software Minimum Requirements” on page 5). Click Next. 6. . • BLM GUI • BLM Archiver 7.0. • Restorable Image Parameters: Enter the maximum file size. The progress of the installation is displayed. • Click "Next". Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 10 Confidential.

. You should set "fs. Consult your Linux kernel documentation for more information.d/blmdaemon"): ulimit -n NUMBER 2.conf" file and then run "sysctl -p" from a root shell.". The parameter for the global maximum number of open files available in the system is found in the Linux kernel.file-max" in the "/etc/sysctl. If you find errors in the BLM Event Log like "Too many open files. The local limit that applies to the BLM daemon is found in the following line in the BLM startup script ("/etc/init. All Rights Reserved.. 2015] © Asigra Inc.Note: Check the Open-Files Limit for the BLM daemon and the Linux kernel The system administrator should check that the parameters for open file limits match the expected load on the BLM service.. you must increase one or both of these parameters: 1. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 11 Confidential. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30.

refer to the DS-License Server Manual. Click OK to save the setting.Configuring the BLM Archiver (After Installation) Once installed and running. • A BLM Archiver installation receives its capacity license allocation from the DS-License Server. To configure the BLM Archiver to connect with the DS-License Server: 1. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. 3. • For more information about the License Server. 2015] © Asigra Inc. consult the BLM Archiver Operator Manual. All Rights Reserved. which you (the Service Provider) can manage. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 12 Confidential. From Setup menu > License Server. The BLM Archiver will obtain its license by regularly validating with the DS-License Server. . The DS-License Server screen appears. 4. the BLM Archiver is designed to be configured using the BLM GUI. 2. Configure the license server: • Enter the IP address or the DNS name of the DS-License Server. For more information. BLM Archiver Registration (with DS-License Server) You must register the BLM Archiver with a DS-License Server before it can be used.

5. Make sure the BLM Archiver is not running important archiving activities. Note: To obtain a new BLM Archiver License. All Rights Reserved. 2. check the BLM Archiver Event Log for errors. 2015] © Asigra Inc. start the BLM Archiver service/daemon. or • it is specified in the new version’s Release Notes. read the new version’s Release Notes for any special steps you need to perform. To upgrade a BLM Archiver from one version / Service Pack to the next. • If connection is successful. Finish the installation. Stop the BLM Archiver service/daemon. • The installation will also detect and upgrade the BLM Archiver components that are installed on the BLM Archiver machine. 4. . 2. or • your license has expired. • If you are running an upgrade of the BLM Archiver software. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. or restorable images requests for your customers. • The installation will detect the existing BLM Archiver PostgreSQL database and will apply the database patches. 6. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 13 Confidential. unless: • your license does not have an Upgrade Subscription. Run the BLM Archiver Release / Service Pack installation on the machine where the BLM Archiver software is installed.BLM Archiver Upgrade Before upgrading. • Allow some time to pass between any major change to the BLM Archiver’s hardware / software / storage. do the following: 1. Perform changes to production BLM Archivers one-at-a-time. If no database patches errors occurred. see section “III) Create a BLM License for this installation on the DS-License Server” on page 5. Check if you can connect to the BLM Archiver service/daemon using the same (upgraded) version of the BLM GUI. Important Notes about Upgrades: 1. searches. 3. do not perform changes / updates to the BLM Archiver hardware that same day. Your existing BLM Archiver License can be used.

BLM files will be installed to this directory.Run The BLM Archiver Installation Program (Console mode . Run the command-line blm_setup_linux. • A pre-requisite check is performed on the installation machine. These differences are noted below. • Keep pressing Enter until you reach the end of the license agreement • To accept: Press [1] and Enter 8. type a valid path on the local computer and press Enter. An [X] appears beside the language you have selected. The Installation starts: Console mode offers a command-line style interface that requires single-key input commands to change settings. Instead. 7. You must accept the terms of the license agreement to continue. some different screens will appear. the BLM Archiver GUI cannot be run locally. Press [1] and Enter to continue. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. press another number from the menu on the screen. 2015] © Asigra Inc. Press [1] and Enter to continue. • A confirmation command line appears. 10. All Rights Reserved. 9. For a different command. you should backup the existing BLM Archiver database.bin -console 4.dmp 2.Linux platform only) Note: If a Graphical Interface is not installed on this UNIX Operating System. Press [1] and Enter to continue. The software license agreement appears. To specify a different destination folder. The command prompt is pre-ceded by a default number in brackets (for example “[0]”). Press [1] and Enter to continue. Run the installation program from the corresponding folder on the installation DVD: • For Linux. If you press the Enter key. 12. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 14 Confidential. A confirmation command line appears. Choose the Setup Language: • English: Press [1] and Enter • German: Press [2] and Enter 6. An [X] appears beside your selection. Depending on your selections.bin 3. the default number is input. the folder is: /Software/BLM_Archiver/Linux_64_bit/blm_setup_linux. 5. The default destination folder is: /opt/CloudBackup/BLM 11. Press [0] and Enter to accept. 1. the BLM Archiver GUI can be run from a remote machine to connect to this BLM Archiver daemon. This scans the hardware and Operating System for compatibility. A confirmation command line appears. The “Specify Destination Directory” screen appears. . For postgreSQL. Make sure: • You have logged on as user root • Database is running (postgreSQL) • If you are upgrading an existing BLM Archiver Installation. use the command: # pg_dump -U postgres blm > /<installation_path>/blm. Press [0] and Enter to accept.

You are prompted to enter the BLM Archiver’s database credentials: • Database Host: IP Address where the PostgreSQL instance resides. • User Name: Type in the database user name (usually “postgres” or any database super-user) and press Enter. 14. A confirmation command line appears. 2015] © Asigra Inc. When the “Finish” screen appears. • [1] BLM GUI • [2] BLM Archiver • By default. Press [1] and Enter to end the installation.0.1). • Depending on the setup type selected. A summary screen appears. Press [1] and Enter to continue. Press [1] or [2] to toggle the selection of a component on / off. You can type another IP address or accept the default by pressing Enter. This is the location where temporary files are written by BLM Archiver (whenever necessary) and press Enter. 18. Press [1] and Enter to continue. Press [1] and Enter to continue. A confirmation command line appears. The “Storage Configuration” screen appears.d/blmdaemon start Stop BLM Archiver: /etc/init. . • Temporary Buffer for Indexing database: Enter a valid local buffer path on the BLM Archiver computer. 15. • You can start the BLM Archiver daemon and run the BLM GUI by pressing [1] and Enter. 21.g.13.g. “50 GB” means 50 gigabytes) and press Enter.d/blmdaemon stop BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. The default is the local computer (127. If this happens. “100 TB” means 100 terabytes) and press Enter. 17. Press [0] and Enter to accept. The following describes a Typical Installation: 16. • Consolidation Parameters: Type the path and press Enter. • Staging Parameters: Type the path and press Enter. Type the maximum size you want to allocate (e. or MB) for each parameter. GB. The “Select Components to Install” screen appears. 19. • You can manually start and stop the BLM Archiver service with the following commands: Start BLM Archiver: /etc/init. All Rights Reserved. press Enter to continue. Press [1] and Enter to continue. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 15 Confidential. • User Password: Type in the password for the database user and press Enter. You must enter a maximum size (in TB. some screens may not appear. 20. both components are selected (indicated by an [X] beside the component). • Restorable Image Parameters: Type the maximum size you want to allow (e. Note: A confirmation command line may appear if setup needs to create any of the paths you have typed.0. A confirmation command line appears.

On the DS-License Server.Migrating a BLM Archiver from a Physical Machine to a Virtual Machine (VM) Creation Date: November 07. 2015] © Asigra Inc. . consequential. Ensure that the Operating System installed is listed as supported in the “Installation and Backup & Restore Support Matrix” document. please contact Asigra’s Technical Support department. follow these general upgrade steps: • Prepare a Virtual Machine (VM) with the same Operating System (or an Operating System from the same family) as you are currently running on your physical BLM Archiver machine. configure the IP address and license parameters of the new VM BLM Archiver. The information provided in this document is provided "AS IS". 2011 Product: BLM Archiver Summary In order to migrate an existing BLM Archiver that is running on a physical server to a Virtual Machine. Confidential. (ASIGRA) disclaims all warranties. WARNING: Service downtime will begin at this moment. ASIGRA Inc. © Asigra Inc.) Install the BLM Archiver software. All Rights Reserved. In no event shall ASIGRA or its business partners be liable for any damages whatsoever. Generated on: 1/30/15 Page: 16 Confidential. Start the BLM Archiver and immediately configure the DS-License Server’s IP where the new BLM Archiver installation on VM will validate its license (BLM GUI > Setup Menu > License Server). without warranty of any kind. indirect. All Rights Reserved. loss of business profits or special damages. point to the old production database and storage location. BLM Archiver Installation Guide v13 [Revision Date: January 30. 2011 Revision Date: November 07. (If you need to perform a database migration or storage migration as well. including direct. incidental. • • • • Ensure that the BLM Archiver database is accessible from the remote VM and the online storage is accessible from the remote VM with the same Staging Buffer path(s) and Consolidated Storage path(s) used by the physical machine. • Shutdown the BLM Archiver service / daemon on the physical machine. even if ASIGRA or its business partners have been advised of the possibility of such damages. either express or implied.