CommVault Simpana allows the installation of multiple instances on a single server. Each instance can operate simultaneously and independent from each other. The instance itself belongs to only one CommCell!
Each instance has it’s own:
- Binaries installed (for example: “D:\Program Files\CommVault\Simpana\” and “D:\Program Files\CommVault\Simpana2“);
- Updates installed (the other instance is treated as another server, hence updates need to be installed separately);
- Set of services (with each own GXadmin);
- Registry settings (“HKLM\Software\CommVault Systems\Galaxy\Instance00x“).
The important question is.. why would you want to do this? Some use cases: Continue reading