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SnapManager licensing

A SnapManager license and several storage system licenses are required to enable SnapManager operations. The SnapManager license is available in two licensing models: per-server licensing, in which the SnapManager license resides on each database host; and per-storage system licensing, in which the SnapManager license resides on the storage system.

The SnapManager license requirements are as follows:

License Description Where required
SnapManager per-server A host-side license for a specific database host.

Licenses are required only for database hosts on which SnapManager is installed. No SnapManager license is required for the storage system.

On the SnapManager host. A SnapManager license is not required on primary and secondary storage systems when using per-server licensing.
SnapManager per-storage system A storage-side license that supports any number of database hosts.

Required only if you are not using a per-server license on the database host.

On primary and secondary storage systems.
SnapRestore A required license that enables SnapManager to restore databases. On primary and secondary storage systems.

Required on SnapMirror destination systems to perform remote verification.

Required on SnapVault destination systems to perform remote verification and to restore from a backup.

FlexClone An optional license for cloning databases. On primary and secondary storage systems.

Required on SnapVault destination systems when creating clones from a backup.

SnapMirror An optional license for mirroring backups to a destination storage system. On primary and secondary storage systems.
SnapVault An optional license for archiving backups to a destination storage system. On primary and secondary storage systems.
Protocols NFS, iSCSI, or FC license is required depending on the protocol used. On primary and secondary storage systems.

Required on SnapMirror destination systems to serve data if a source volume is unavailable.