I have the following environment running across two sites:
vCenter 5.5 Standard
3 x ESXi 5.5 hosts on Enterprise license
ONTAP 8.1.4 7-mode
NetApp VSC 5.0
VMFS datastores over iSCSI
vCenter 5.5 Foundation
3 x ESXi 5.5 hosts on Essentials Plus license
ONTAP 8.1 7-mode
We are licensed for OnCommand Unified Manager and I am looking to deploy this / see what it can do.
Is OnCommand UM supported for vSphere 5.5 when running 7-mode? We have looked at upgrading to C-mode, but there is no in-place upgrade path i can see and C-mode doesn't (yet?) have all the features we use and rely on in 7-mode.
Can anyone explain the difference in the backup and recovery features available through VSC and OnCommand UM?