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Unformatted text preview: Veritas NetBackup™ Deduplication Guide UNIX, Windows, Linux Release 8.0 Veritas NetBackup™ Deduplication Guide Legal Notice Copyright © 2016 Veritas Technologies LLC. All rights reserved. Veritas, the Veritas Logo, and NetBackup are trademarks or registered trademarks of Veritas Technologies LLC or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. This product may contain third party software for which Veritas is required to provide attribution to the third party (“Third Party Programs”). Some of the Third Party Programs are available under open source or free software licenses. The License Agreement accompanying the Software does not alter any rights or obligations you may have under those open source or free software licenses. 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To see what services and tools SORT provides for your product, see the data sheet: Contents Chapter 1 Introducing the NetBackup media server deduplication option .................................................... 11 About the NetBackup deduplication options ....................................... 11 New MSDP feature in NetBackup 8.0 ............................................... 12 Chapter 2 Planning your deployment .............................................. 13 Planning your MSDP deployment .................................................... NetBackup naming conventions ...................................................... About MSDP deduplication nodes .................................................... About the NetBackup deduplication destinations ................................. About MSDP storage capacity ......................................................... About MSDP storage and connectivity requirements ............................ Fibre Channel and iSCSI comparison for MSDP ........................... About NetBackup media server deduplication ..................................... About MSDP storage servers .................................................... About MSDP load balancing servers .......................................... About MSDP server requirements .............................................. About MSDP unsupported configurations .................................... About NetBackup Client Direct deduplication ...................................... About MSDP client deduplication requirements and limitations ..................................................................................... About MSDP remote office client deduplication ................................... About MSDP remote client data security ..................................... About remote client backup scheduling ....................................... About the NetBackup Deduplication Engine credentials ........................ About the network interface for MSDP .............................................. About MSDP port usage ................................................................ About MSDP optimized synthetic backups ......................................... About MSDP and SAN Client .......................................................... About MSDP optimized duplication and replication .............................. About MSDP performance .............................................................. How file size may affect the MSDP deduplication rate .................... About MSDP stream handlers ......................................................... MSDP deployment best practices .................................................... Use fully qualified domain names ............................................... 14 15 16 16 17 18 20 21 23 24 24 26 26 27 28 29 29 29 30 31 32 32 33 33 34 34 35 35 Contents About scaling MSDP ............................................................... Send initial full backups to the storage server ............................... Increase the number of MSDP jobs gradually ............................... Introduce MSDP load balancing servers gradually ......................... Implement MSDP client deduplication gradually ............................ Use MSDP compression and encryption ..................................... About the optimal number of backup streams for MSDP ................. About storage unit groups for MSDP .......................................... About protecting the MSDP data ................................................ Save the MSDP storage server configuration ............................... Plan for disk write caching ........................................................ Chapter 3 Provisioning the storage .................................................. 41 About provisioning the storage for MSDP .......................................... Do not modify MSDP storage directories and files ............................... About adding additional MSDP storage ............................................. About volume management for NetBackup MSDP ............................... Chapter 4 35 36 36 37 37 38 38 38 39 39 40 Licensing deduplication 41 43 43 44 ................................................... 45 About the MSDP license ................................................................ 45 Licensing NetBackup MSDP ........................................................... 46 Chapter 5 Configuring deduplication ............................................... 47 Configuring MSDP server-side deduplication ...................................... Configuring MSDP client-side deduplication ....................................... About the MSDP Deduplication Multi-Threaded Agent .......................... Configuring the Deduplication Multi-Threaded Agent behavior ............... MSDP mtstrm.conf file parameters ............................................. Configuring deduplication plug-in interaction with the Multi-Threaded Agent ................................................................................... About MSDP fingerprinting ............................................................. About the MSDP fingerprint cache ................................................... Configuring the MSDP fingerprint cache behavior ............................... MSDP fingerprint cache behavior options .................................... About seeding the MSDP fingerprint cache for remote client deduplication ......................................................................... Configuring MSDP fingerprint cache seeding on the client .................... Configuring MSDP fingerprint cache seeding on the storage server ........................................................................................... NetBackup seedutil options ...................................................... Enabling 96-TB support for MSDP ................................................... 49 52 53 54 55 59 60 60 61 61 62 65 66 67 68 5 Contents Configuring a storage server for a Media Server Deduplication Pool ........................................................................................... 69 MSDP storage path properties .................................................. 81 MSDP network interface properties ............................................ 84 Configuring a storage server for a PureDisk Deduplication Pool ............. 84 About disk pools for NetBackup deduplication .................................... 94 Configuring a disk pool for deduplication ........................................... 96 Media Server Deduplication Pool properties ............................... 103 Creating the data directories for 96-TB MSDP support ........................ 105 Adding volumes to a 96-TB Media Server Deduplication Pool .............. 106 Configuring a Media Server Deduplication Pool storage unit ................ 108 Media Server Deduplication Pool storage unit properties ............... 110 MSDP storage unit recommendations ....................................... 111 Configuring client attributes for MSDP client-side deduplication ............ 112 Disabling MSDP client-side deduplication for a client .......................... 113 About MSDP compression ............................................................ 114 About MSDP encryption ............................................................... 116 MSDP compression and encryption settings matrix ............................ 117 Configuring encryption for MSDP backups ....................................... 119 Configuring encryption for MSDP optimized duplication and replication .......................................................................................... 120 MSDP encryption behavior and compatibilities .................................. 121 Configuring optimized synthetic backups for MSDP ........................... 122 About a separate network path for MSDP duplication and replication .......................................................................................... 123 Configuring a separate network path for MSDP duplication and replication ........................................................................... 124 About MSDP optimized duplication within the same domain ................ 125 About the media servers for MSDP optimized duplication within the same domain ............................................................ 128 Configuring MSDP optimized duplication within the same NetBackup domain ............................................................................... 133 Configuring NetBackup optimized duplication or replication behavior ....................................................................... 137 About MSDP replication to a different domain ................................... 140 Configuring MSDP replication to a different NetBackup domain ............ 142 About NetBackup Auto Image Replication .................................. 143 About trusted master servers for Auto Image Replication .............. 151 Enabling NetBackup clustered master server inter-node authentication ................................................................ 152 Adding a trusted master server ................................................ 153 Configuring a target for MSDP replication to a remote domain .................................................................................... 155 6 Contents About configuring MSDP optimized duplication and replication bandwidth ........................................................................... About storage lifecycle policies ...................................................... About the storage lifecycle policies required for Auto Image Replication .......................................................................................... Creating a storage lifecycle policy .................................................. Storage Lifecycle Policy dialog box settings ............................... About MSDP backup policy configuration ......................................... Creating a backup policy .............................................................. Resilient Network properties ......................................................... Resilient connection resource usage ........................................ Specifying resilient connections ..................................................... Adding an MSDP load balancing server ........................................... About the MSDP pd.conf configuration file ....................................... Editing the MSDP pd.conf file ........................................................ MSDP pd.conf file parameters ................................................. About the MSDP contentrouter.cfg file ............................................. About saving the MSDP storage server configuration ......................... Saving the MSDP storage server configuration ................................. Editing an MSDP storage server configuration file ............................. Setting the MSDP storage server configuration ................................. About the MSDP host configuration file ........................................... Deleting an MSDP host configuration file ......................................... Resetting the MSDP registry ......................................................... About protecting the MSDP catalog ................................................ About the MSDP shadow catalog ............................................. About the MSDP catalog backup policy ..................................... Changing the MSDP shadow catalog path ....................................... Changing the MSDP shadow catalog schedule ................................. Changing the number of MSDP catalog shadow copies ...................... Configuring an MSDP catalog backup ............................................. MSDP drcontrol options ......................................................... Updating an MSDP catalog backup policy ........................................ Chapter 6 Monitoring deduplication activity 160 161 162 164 167 169 170 171 174 175 177 178 179 180 191 192 193 193 195 196 196 196 197 197 198 200 201 202 203 204 206 ................................. 208 Monitoring the MSDP deduplication rate .......................................... Viewing MSDP job details ............................................................. MSDP job details .................................................................. About MSDP storage capacity and usage reporting ........................... About MSDP container files .......................................................... Viewing storage usage within MSDP container files ........................... Viewing MSDP disk reports ........................................................... 208 210 210 213 214 215 216 7 Contents About monitoring MSDP processes ................................................ 217 Reporting on Auto Image Replication jobs ........................................ 218 Chapter 7 Managing deduplication ................................................. 220 Managing MSDP servers .............................................................. Viewing MSDP storage servers ............................................... Determining the MSDP storage server state ............................... Viewing MSDP storage server attributes .................................... Setting MSDP storage server attributes ..................................... Changing MSDP storage server properties ................................ Clearing MSDP storage server attributes ................................... About changing the MSDP storage server name or storage path .................................................................................... Changing the MSDP storage server name or storage path ............ Removing an MSDP load balancing server ................................ Deleting an MSDP storage server ............................................ Deleting the MSDP storage server configuration ......................... Managing NetBackup Deduplication Engine credentials ...................... Determining which media servers have deduplication credentials .................................................................................... Adding NetBackup Deduplication Engine credentials ................... Changing NetBackup Deduplication Engine credentials ................ Deleting credentials from a load balancing server ........................ Managing Media Server Deduplication Pools .................................... Viewing Media Server Deduplication Pools ................................ Determining the Media Server Deduplication Pool state ................ Changing Media Server Deduplication Pool state ........................ Viewing Media Server Deduplication Pool attributes ..................... Setting a Media Server Deduplication Pool attribute ..................... Changing a Media Server Deduplication Pool properties ............... Clearing a Media Server Deduplication Pool attribute ................... Determining the MSDP disk volume state .................................. Changing the MSDP disk volume state ...................................... Inventorying a NetBackup disk pool .......................................... Deleting a Media Server Deduplication Pool ............................... Deleting backup images ............................................................... About MSDP queue processing ..................................................... Processing the MSDP transaction queue manually ............................ About MSDP data integrity checking ............................................... Configuring MSDP data integrity checking behavior ........................... MSDP data integrity checking configuration parameters ................ About managing MSDP storage read performance...
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