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SafeHaven 4.0.1 Release Notes

Updated by Shi Jin on Mar 20, 2017
Article Code: kb/288

Release Notes

  • SafeHaven Version: 4.0.1
  • Release Date: March 20, 2017

1.New Features and Enhancements

  • Introduced Linux VMs as recovery proxy servers for protected Windows servers
  • Added support to 64bit Windows Server 2008 R1 with the conditions
    • Manual LRA installation only
    • Only support 64bit version
    • Requires Powershell v2
  • Enhanced hard quota managing policy for Local Cache protection groups
  • New Windows tool to report on amount of IOs for a given period
  • Improved support for MANUAL site
  • Improved E-Mail Reporting and Management
  • Enhanced WAN data replication performance
  • Added support for NAT (does not work with the hairpin problem)

2. Support Matrix

2.1 OS
  • Windows (64bit only): Windows2008R1, Windows2008R2, Win2012R1, Win2012R2
  • Linux (32bit and 64bit): RHEL (CentOS)-5/6/7, Ubuntu-12/14/16, openSUSE-11/13
2.2 Data Center Types
  • VMware vSphere
  • CLC
2.3 Data Protection Types
  • Local Replica
  • Local Cache
2.4 Limits of standard deployments ( SRN on 2 CPUs, 4GB RAM)
Maximum of Item Limit Comments
Number of Sites per CMS 64
Number of SRNs per CMS 64
Number of Disks attached to SRN as storage pools 12 CLC default limit of disks per VM is 15
Number of Protected Disks (in protected VMs) per SRN 20
Number of Disks per Protected Windows Guest 16 Maximum number of disks (including iSCSI LUNs) per Windows server is 32
Total Storage per Windows Guest 9TB CLC default limit is 4TB
Total Storage per Linux Guest 9TB CLC default limit is 4TB
Total Storage per SRN 32TB CLC default limit is 4TB
Number of Protection Group per SRN 10 16 is the absolute limit
Number of Protected VMs per SRN 10
Number of PGs per CMS 320
Number of Protected VMs per CMS 320
Capacity per Disk 9TB CLC default limit is 1TB
Capacity per PG 9TB GUI limits numbers to 9999GB
VMs per PG 5
Minimum number of CPU per protected Windows VM 2 single core might work but might have problems in some cases

Currently, CLC limits a VM to 15 disks, a total of 4TB capacity and a maximum of 1TB per disk capacity.

  • With special requests to the customer request team, they can typically accommodate up to 12TB per VM with maximum individual disk capacity limited to 4TB.
  • The CLC default limits might change in the near future.
2.6 Known Limitations
  • We do not support Windows VMs using E1000E NIC.
  • Linux VM onboarding: we do not support the protected guest running on a different subnet from the SRN iSCSI IP.
2.7 Password Limitations
  • CMS root password: no constraints
  • SRN root password: ' (single quote) and ^ are legitimate Linux characters but not supported by SH-4.0. GUI will warn about it. Not supporting: # and $
  • SafeHaven user password: no constraints
  • Windows Ansible password: not supporting " (double quote)
  • Email SSMTP password (#227): not supporting # : = and (space)
  • vSphere password (#420): password cannot have space at the beginning or the end
  • CLC password: no constraints

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