On a UNIX or Linux server, you can install the Metallic package, either directly to cloud or via the Metallic backup gateway.
Important: If you want to move from Commvault to Metallic, uninstall the Commvault software package locally, and then install the Metallic packages. To restore old data that was backed up using the Commvault software, reinstall the agent package on the client as a second instance on the Commvault Complete system with the same name and with the Restore Only check box selected.
Installation of UNIX Agents By a Non-Root User Without Sudo Privileges
A non-root user without
sudo privileges can install UNIX agents.
Before You Begin
The non-root user must have read and write permissions to the /tmp/locks directory.
Files and Folders Created
The installation program uses the home directory of the non-root user for the following items (note that the UNIX symbol ~ is an alias for the user's home directory):
Installation binaries are stored in the ~/opt directory.
In a traditional installation performed by the root user, the program stores the binaries in the /opt directory.
Log files are stored in the ~/log directory. Users must have write permissions to access the directory.
In a traditional installation performed by the root user, the program stores the log files in the /var/log directory.
The registry is created in the ~/CommVaultRegistry directory.
The following features are not supported for File System Agent: