Veritas Enterprise Vault™ Backup and Recovery

  • Modified Date: 2017-07-28
  1. About this guide
    1. Where to get more information about Enterprise Vault
      1.  
        Enterprise Vault training modules
  2. Introduction to Enterprise Vault backup and recovery
    1.  
      About backup and recovery
  3. Backing up Enterprise Vault
    1.  
      About Enterprise Vault backups
    2.  
      About Enterprise Vault backup mode
    3. Backup of Enterprise Vault data
      1.  
        Enterprise Vault system databases backup
      2.  
        Fingerprint databases backup
      3. Vault store partitions and vault store databases backup
        1.  
          Removal of Enterprise Vault safety copies after backup
      4.  
        Backing up index locations
    4. About backup mode cmdlets
      1.  
        Index location backup mode cmdlet syntax
      2.  
        Vault store backup mode cmdlet syntax
    5.  
      Generating PowerShell backup commands for your environment
    6.  
      Using PowerShell cmdlets in backup scripts
  4. Enterprise Vault recovery procedures
    1.  
      About using EVSVR as part of the recovery procedure
    2. Recovering Enterprise Vault using full system backups
      1.  
        Carrying out an environment recovery procedure
    3. Recovering Enterprise Vault using data-only backups
      1.  
        Recovery procedure 1: Installing software on the servers
      2.  
        Recovery procedure 2: Restoring Enterprise Vault system databases
      3.  
        Recovery procedure 3: Renaming servers
      4.  
        Recovery procedure 4: Copy or move the Enterprise Vault data files
      5.  
        Recovery procedure 5: Clearing the directory database entries
      6.  
        Recovery procedure 6: Recreating services and tasks on the first Directory service computer
      7.  
        Recovery procedure 7: Recreating services and tasks on Enterprise Vault servers
      8.  
        Recovery procedure 8: Checking the Web Access application settings
      9.  
        Recovery procedure 9: Checking registry entries
    4.  
      Recovery of an Enterprise Vault component
    5. Recovery of Enterprise Vault in a VCS cluster
      1.  
        Recovery scenario 1: One of the cluster nodes needs rebuilding
      2.  
        Recovery scenario 2: All the cluster nodes need rebuilding
    6. Recovery of Enterprise Vault in a Windows Server failover cluster
      1.  
        Recovery scenario 1: One of the cluster nodes needs rebuilding
      2.  
        Recovery scenario 2: All the cluster nodes need rebuilding

Where to get more information about Enterprise Vault

Table: Enterprise Vault documentation set lists the documentation that accompanies Enterprise Vault.

Table: Enterprise Vault documentation set

Document

Comments

Veritas Enterprise Vault Documentation Library

Includes all the following documents in Windows Help (.chm) format so that you can search across them all. It also includes links to the guides in Acrobat (.pdf) format.

You can access the library in several ways, including the following:

  • In Windows Explorer, browse to the Documentation\language subfolder of the Enterprise Vault installation folder, and then open the EV_Help.chm file.

  • On the Help menu in the Administration Console, click Help on Enterprise Vault.

Introduction and Planning

Provides an overview of Enterprise Vault functionality.

Deployment Scanner

Describes how to check the required software and settings before you install Enterprise Vault.

Installing and Configuring

Provides detailed information on setting up Enterprise Vault.

Upgrade Instructions

Describes how to upgrade an existing Enterprise Vault installation to the latest version.

Setting up Domino Server Archiving

Describes how to archive items from Domino mail files and journal databases.

Setting up Exchange Server Archiving

Describes how to archive items from Microsoft Exchange user mailboxes, journal mailboxes, and public folders.

Setting up File System Archiving

Describes how to archive the files that are held on network file servers.

Setting up IMAP

Describes how to configure IMAP client access to Exchange archives and Internet mail archives.

Setting up SMTP Archiving

Describes how to archive SMTP messages from other messaging servers.

Setting up SharePoint Server Archiving

Describes how to archive content from Microsoft SharePoint servers.

Administrator's Guide

Describes how to perform day-to-day administration procedures.

Backup and Recovery

Describes how to implement an effective backup strategy to prevent data loss, and how to provide a means for recovery in the event of a system failure.

Classification

Describes how to assign classification values to the metadata properties of all new and existing archived items. Users of applications such as Enterprise Vault Search and Compliance Accelerator can then use the classification values to filter the items when they conduct searches or reviews.

NSF Migration

Describes how to migrate content from Domino and Notes NSF files into Enterprise Vault archives.

PST Migration

Describes how to migrate content from Outlook PST files into Enterprise Vault archives.

Reporting

Describes how to implement Enterprise Vault Reporting, which provides reports on the status of Enterprise Vault servers, archives, and archived items. If you configure FSA Reporting, additional reports are available for file servers and their volumes.

Utilities

Describes the Enterprise Vault tools and utilities.

PowerShell Cmdlets

Describes how to perform various administrative tasks by running the Enterprise Vault PowerShell cmdlets.

Registry Values

A reference document that lists the registry values with which you can modify many aspects of Enterprise Vault behavior.

Help for Administration Console

The online Help for the Enterprise Vault Administration Console.

Help for Enterprise Vault Operations Manager

The online Help for Enterprise Vault Operations Manager.

For the latest information on supported devices and versions of software, see the Enterprise Vault Compatibility Charts book, which is available from this address:

http://www.veritas.com/docs/000097605

Table of Contents

  1. About this guide
    1. Where to get more information about Enterprise Vault
      1.  
        Enterprise Vault training modules
  2. Introduction to Enterprise Vault backup and recovery
    1.  
      About backup and recovery
  3. Backing up Enterprise Vault
    1.  
      About Enterprise Vault backups
    2.  
      About Enterprise Vault backup mode
    3. Backup of Enterprise Vault data
      1.  
        Enterprise Vault system databases backup
      2.  
        Fingerprint databases backup
      3. Vault store partitions and vault store databases backup
        1.  
          Removal of Enterprise Vault safety copies after backup
      4.  
        Backing up index locations
    4. About backup mode cmdlets
      1.  
        Index location backup mode cmdlet syntax
      2.  
        Vault store backup mode cmdlet syntax
    5.  
      Generating PowerShell backup commands for your environment
    6.  
      Using PowerShell cmdlets in backup scripts
  4. Enterprise Vault recovery procedures
    1.  
      About using EVSVR as part of the recovery procedure
    2. Recovering Enterprise Vault using full system backups
      1.  
        Carrying out an environment recovery procedure
    3. Recovering Enterprise Vault using data-only backups
      1.  
        Recovery procedure 1: Installing software on the servers
      2.  
        Recovery procedure 2: Restoring Enterprise Vault system databases
      3.  
        Recovery procedure 3: Renaming servers
      4.  
        Recovery procedure 4: Copy or move the Enterprise Vault data files
      5.  
        Recovery procedure 5: Clearing the directory database entries
      6.  
        Recovery procedure 6: Recreating services and tasks on the first Directory service computer
      7.  
        Recovery procedure 7: Recreating services and tasks on Enterprise Vault servers
      8.  
        Recovery procedure 8: Checking the Web Access application settings
      9.  
        Recovery procedure 9: Checking registry entries
    4.  
      Recovery of an Enterprise Vault component
    5. Recovery of Enterprise Vault in a VCS cluster
      1.  
        Recovery scenario 1: One of the cluster nodes needs rebuilding
      2.  
        Recovery scenario 2: All the cluster nodes need rebuilding
    6. Recovery of Enterprise Vault in a Windows Server failover cluster
      1.  
        Recovery scenario 1: One of the cluster nodes needs rebuilding
      2.  
        Recovery scenario 2: All the cluster nodes need rebuilding

Where to get more information about Enterprise Vault

Table: Enterprise Vault documentation set lists the documentation that accompanies Enterprise Vault.

Table: Enterprise Vault documentation set

Document

Comments

Veritas Enterprise Vault Documentation Library

Includes all the following documents in Windows Help (.chm) format so that you can search across them all. It also includes links to the guides in Acrobat (.pdf) format.

You can access the library in several ways, including the following:

  • In Windows Explorer, browse to the Documentation\language subfolder of the Enterprise Vault installation folder, and then open the EV_Help.chm file.

  • On the Help menu in the Administration Console, click Help on Enterprise Vault.

Introduction and Planning

Provides an overview of Enterprise Vault functionality.

Deployment Scanner

Describes how to check the required software and settings before you install Enterprise Vault.

Installing and Configuring

Provides detailed information on setting up Enterprise Vault.

Upgrade Instructions

Describes how to upgrade an existing Enterprise Vault installation to the latest version.

Setting up Domino Server Archiving

Describes how to archive items from Domino mail files and journal databases.

Setting up Exchange Server Archiving

Describes how to archive items from Microsoft Exchange user mailboxes, journal mailboxes, and public folders.

Setting up File System Archiving

Describes how to archive the files that are held on network file servers.

Setting up IMAP

Describes how to configure IMAP client access to Exchange archives and Internet mail archives.

Setting up SMTP Archiving

Describes how to archive SMTP messages from other messaging servers.

Setting up SharePoint Server Archiving

Describes how to archive content from Microsoft SharePoint servers.

Administrator's Guide

Describes how to perform day-to-day administration procedures.

Backup and Recovery

Describes how to implement an effective backup strategy to prevent data loss, and how to provide a means for recovery in the event of a system failure.

Classification

Describes how to assign classification values to the metadata properties of all new and existing archived items. Users of applications such as Enterprise Vault Search and Compliance Accelerator can then use the classification values to filter the items when they conduct searches or reviews.

NSF Migration

Describes how to migrate content from Domino and Notes NSF files into Enterprise Vault archives.

PST Migration

Describes how to migrate content from Outlook PST files into Enterprise Vault archives.

Reporting

Describes how to implement Enterprise Vault Reporting, which provides reports on the status of Enterprise Vault servers, archives, and archived items. If you configure FSA Reporting, additional reports are available for file servers and their volumes.

Utilities

Describes the Enterprise Vault tools and utilities.

PowerShell Cmdlets

Describes how to perform various administrative tasks by running the Enterprise Vault PowerShell cmdlets.

Registry Values

A reference document that lists the registry values with which you can modify many aspects of Enterprise Vault behavior.

Help for Administration Console

The online Help for the Enterprise Vault Administration Console.

Help for Enterprise Vault Operations Manager

The online Help for Enterprise Vault Operations Manager.

For the latest information on supported devices and versions of software, see the Enterprise Vault Compatibility Charts book, which is available from this address:

http://www.veritas.com/docs/000097605

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