Getstarted Vembustoregrid V1

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Getstarted Vembustoregrid V1

  1. 1. … in under 5 minutes. VEMBU Starting an Online Backup Business with StoreGrid – How to kick start your Trial Congratulations on taking the right step with
  2. 2. At a glance… <ul><li>How do I setup and trial StoreGrid? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I manage my customers? </li></ul><ul><li>FAQs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Two ways of setting up StoreGrid… Option (a) Your Customer’s location Clients Backup server Your hosted data center location Replication server
  4. 4. Two ways of setting up StoreGrid… Option (b) Your Customer’s location Clients Backup server Your hosted data center location Replication server
  5. 5. File server Desktops Laptops MS Exchange server MS SQL server Service Provider (CLIENT mode) Option (a) 1 Your Location: Setup StoreGrid in server mode– to receive backups from your customer location Service Provider Hosted Backup Server (SERVER mode)
  6. 6. File server Desktops Customer Location: Backup desktops, MS Exchange servers, MS SQL Servers and file servers Laptops MS Exchange server MS SQL server Service Provider (CLIENT mode) Option (a) 2 1 Your Location: Setup StoreGrid in server mode– to receive backups from your customer location Service Provider Hosted Backup Server (SERVER mode)
  7. 7. File server Desktops Replication server Laptops MS Exchange server MS SQL server Service Provider (CLIENT mode) Option (a) 3 Customer Location: Backup desktops, MS Exchange servers, MS SQL Servers and file servers 2 1 Your Location: Setup StoreGrid in server mode– to receive backups from your customer location Add a second level of protection for backup server by StoreGrid Replication Server Service Provider Hosted Backup Server (SERVER mode)
  8. 8. File server Desktops Laptops MS Exchange server MS SQL server Service Provider Option (b) (CLIENT mode) 1 Customer Location: Setup StoreGrid in server mode– as a local backup server. Backup server at customer site (SERVER mode)
  9. 9. File server Desktops Replication server Your Location: Add a second level of protection by replicating the local backup server to a remote StoreGrid Replication Server Laptops MS Exchange server MS SQL server Service Provider Option (b) (CLIENT mode) 2 1 Customer Location: Setup StoreGrid in server mode– as a local backup server. Backup server at customer site (SERVER mode)
  10. 10. At a glance… <ul><li>How do I setup and trial StoreGrid? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I manage my customers? </li></ul><ul><li>FAQs </li></ul>
  11. 11. Service Provider Once you sign up customers for your business, you would add them under ‘Customers’ in StoreGrid server. 1 Backup server Trial Customer ABC Enterprises John Hopkins Medical Center
  12. 12. Service Provider Once you sign up customers for your business, you would add them under ‘Customers’ in StoreGrid server. The clients installations would be listed as ‘clients’ under each customer. The ‘Trial Customer’ in StoreGrid allows unlimited number of client machines to back up. 1 2 Backup server Trial Customer ABC Enterprises John Hopkins Medical Center
  13. 13. Service Provider Once you sign up customers for your business, you would add them under ‘Customers’ in StoreGrid server. The clients installations would be listed as ‘clients’ under each customer. The ‘Trial Customer’ in StoreGrid allows unlimited number of client machines to back up. As your business grows, you can just keep adding more ‘Customers’ in your StoreGrid server console! 1 2 3 Backup server Trial Customer ABC Enterprises John Hopkins Medical Center
  14. 14. Do I require a trial license key? <ul><li>No, you do not require any license key for the first 30 days trial. StoreGrid's Service Provider Edition Trial installation has a 'Trial Customer’. StoreGrid client installations can backup the data without requiring any trial license key. </li></ul><ul><li>Which means that you can have unlimited clients backing up for 30 days without requiring license keys. </li></ul><ul><li>If you wish to add more customer groups to test StoreGrid, you need a license key (Please apply for the license key at: http://www.vembu.com/storegrid/data-backup.html) </li></ul>Q A
  15. 15. How do I trial more customer groups other than ‘Trial Customer’ within StoreGrid server? <ul><li>You can use StoreGrid SP Edition to trial more customer groups: </li></ul><ul><li>in the initial 30 days, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- by using the trial license key to add more paid customer groups to which clients back up to. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(b) After the 30 day trial, by </li></ul><ul><li>- either purchasing StoreGrid to support more clients </li></ul><ul><li>- (or) by using a trial license key </li></ul><ul><li>To receive your trial license key, please apply http://www.vembu.com/storegrid/data-backup.html </li></ul><ul><li>In case you wish to renew your trial license key, please write to us at storegrid-partner@vembu.com </li></ul>Q A
  16. 16. At a glance… <ul><li>Other FAQs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can I trial MS Exchange and MS SQL backups? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is there a data storage limit? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the recommended configuration? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can I re-brand StoreGrid? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What OSes are supported? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can I upgrade from trial version? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can I have a trial extension? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Does the trial license support MS Exchange and MS SQL backups? How do I test them? <ul><li>Yes, the StoreGrid trial version supports MS Exchange and MS SQL backups. You will find detailed instructions to backup MS Exchange server in our help documentation here. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vembu.com/storegrid/help </li></ul><ul><li>StoreGrid supports backup of Microsoft Exchange servers using two types of plug-ins: Basic Plugin and Advanced Plugin. The trial version has the Advanced Plugin functionality included. </li></ul><ul><li>The Advanced plug in is much more flexible and efficient while backing up MS Exchange servers. It supports backup of storage groups in entirety, as well as individual mailboxes within the storage groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: that with Microsoft Windows 2008 servers, basic plugins for Exchange backup will not be supported as Microsoft is deprecating the NTBackup utility. </li></ul>Q A
  18. 18. Is there a limit on how much data can be backed up in the StoreGrid trial version? <ul><li>No, StoreGrid has no limit on the amount of data backup storage in the full featured trial version. </li></ul>Q A
  19. 19. Is there any recommended hardware configuration for StoreGrid trial? StoreGrid’s minimum required hardware requirements are 64 MB RAM and at least 1 GB of free disk space. Please refer to our sizing guide at: http://www.storegrid.net/docs/storegrid/Storegrid-Sizing-Guide.pdf - This document discusses the scalability and recommended infrastructure for a StoreGrid server in terms of number of clients and bandwidth requirements. Q A
  20. 20. Can I re-brand StoreGrid with my Company and product logo? Yes, you can. We have three branding options – basic, advanced and white-labeling. You can customize the user interface with your company and product logos, configuration settings etc. and generate your own branded build using Build-O-Matic, our automatic build generator. You can view the complete set of customizable features for each of the branding options to get your branded builds. To receive access to this, if you haven’t already applied, please fill up our enquiry form here: http://www.vembu.com/storegrid/partner-form.php If you have, please explore the ‘Overview of branding options’ section. Q A
  21. 21. What Operating Systems are supported in Vembu StoreGrid SP Edition? Q A The following operating systems are supported in the latest version of StoreGrid SP Edition. Debian 3.0 and higher Ubuntu 5.10 and higher Gentoo 5.10 and higher SuSE Linux 9.0 and higher Macintosh (Client Only) Intel Mac - Mac OS X 10.4.5 & above, PowerPC Mac - Mac OS X 10.3.x & 10.4.x Unix OSes FreeBSD 5.4 and later Windows OSes Windows 2003/2000 Server Windows 2003 SBS Windows XP, Vista, 2000 and 2008 Linux OSes RedHat Enterprise, 8.0 and higher Fedore Core 3 and higher CentOS 4.2 and higher Mandrake Linux 10.0 and higher
  22. 22. What will happen if I purchase - should I re-install StoreGrid all over again? What will happen to the backups taken under trial licenses? Q A If you opt for 'no branding' or 'basic co-branding' then you can continue to use the trial installations in production once you buy the licenses. You could simply apply the new build over your existing one and everything will work as before.
  23. 23. I have not had a chance to test the software fully. How do I extend the trial? In case you require an extension of your trial licenses, drop us a mail at storegrid-partner@vembu.com and we will revert back to you at the earliest. Q A
  24. 24. <ul><li>To receive access to pricing, discounts and other benefits, please fill up our enquiry form here: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vembu.com/storegrid/partner-form.php </li></ul><ul><li>In case of any other query, feel free to write to us at storegrid-partner@vembu.com </li></ul><ul><li>Happy Testing! </li></ul>© Vembu Technologies, 2008 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Vembu Technologies.

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