Auto Image Replication to a different NetBackup domain Instructions for how to

Auto image replication to a different netbackup

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Auto Image Replication to a different NetBackup domain Instructions for how to install and configure the appliance are beyond the scope of the NetBackup documentation. For instructions, refer to the vendor documentation. Installing the disk appliance plug-in If your storage is a disk appliance, the storage vendor’s release package includes a plug-in to communicate with NetBackup. The plug-in installs on the NetBackup media servers that connect to the storage server. Table 3-1 To install the disk appliance plug-in Procedure Task Step See the vendor’s installation instructions. The vendor’s plug-in installation process may also configure the storage server. See “Configuring an OpenStorage storage server for backups” on page 31. Install the plug-in on all NetBackup media servers that connect to the appliance. 1 See the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I . Restart the NetBackup Remote Manager and Monitor Service on each media server on which you install the plug-in. 2 After the installation of the plug-in, newly created storage servers and disk pools inherit all of the functionality that the vendor exposes in their plug-in. However, if 25 Provisioning the storage Installing the disk appliance plug-in
the vendor updates the plug-in to add new functionality, you must update existing storage servers and disk pools to use that new functionality. See “Updating an OpenStorage storage server to reflect plug-in updates” on page 92. Vendor plug-ins must be 64-bit except for Windows Server 2008 R2, which may be 32-bit. See “Adding OpenStorage functionality to an existing environment” on page 88. 26 Provisioning the storage Installing the disk appliance plug-in
Licensing OpenStorage This chapter includes the following topics: About the OpenStorage license Licensing OpenStorage About the OpenStorage license OpenStorage is a feature that is licensed separately from base NetBackup. The license that activates OpenStorage also activates the NetBackup for NDMP software, which is used for the direct to tape feature. You must install the NetBackup for NDMP software on the media servers that you use for direct to tape. You also must enter the license on those media servers. Enter the license on the master server and on each media server that connects to the disk appliance. See “Licensing OpenStorage” on page 28. The license only enables the NetBackup functionality. You must purchase a storage vendor’s product and install the storage vendor’s NetBackup plug-in. If you remove the license or if it expires, the following restrictions apply: You cannot create the disk pools or the storage units that use the disk pools. NetBackup jobs fail that attempt to use the disk pools or the storage units that are based on the disk pools. The error message indicates that the feature is not licensed.

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