3 weeks ago
No, it's not required.
You can integrate OCUM to trigger the SMO replication via SnapMirror and SnapVault from OCUM.
As many posts as you make here on the Community - I keep wishing you'd show up in one of my classes !
I hope this response has been helpful to you.
At your service,
Eugene E. Kashpureff, Sr.
Independent NetApp Consultant http://www.linkedin.com/in/eugenekashpureff
Senior NetApp Instructor, FastLane US http://www.fastlaneus.com/
(P.S. I appreciate 'kudos' on any helpful posts.)