Veritas NetBackup™ Cloud Administrator's Guide

  • Modified Date: 2017-07-24
  1. About NetBackup cloud storage
    1.  
      New cloud features in NetBackup 8.0
    2.  
      About cloud storage features and functionality
    3.  
      About the catalog backup of cloud configuration files
    4.  
      About support limitations for NetBackup cloud storage
  2. About the cloud storage
    1.  
      About the cloud storage vendors for NetBackup
    2. About the Amazon S3 cloud storage API type
      1.  
        Amazon S3 cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        Amazon S3 storage type requirements
      3.  
        Amazon S3 cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        Amazon S3 cloud storage options
      5.  
        Amazon S3 advanced server configuration options
      6.  
        Amazon S3 credentials broker details
      7.  
        About private clouds from Amazon S3-compatible cloud providers
      8.  
        About Amazon S3 storage classes
    3. About EMC Atmos cloud storage API type
      1.  
        EMC Atmos cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        EMC Atmos storage type requirements
      3.  
        EMC Atmos cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        EMC Atmos advanced server configuration options
      5.  
        About private clouds from AT&T
    4. About Microsoft Azure cloud storage API type
      1.  
        Microsoft Azure cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        Microsoft Azure storage type requirements
      3.  
        Microsoft Azure cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        Microsoft Azure advanced server configuration options
    5. About OpenStack Swift cloud storage API type
      1.  
        OpenStack Swift cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        OpenStack Swift storage type requirements
      3.  
        OpenStack Swift cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        OpenStack Swift storage region options
      5.  
        OpenStack Swift add cloud storage configuration options
      6.  
        OpenStack Swift proxy settings
      7.  
        About Rackspace Cloud Files storage requirements
      8.  
        Rackspace storage server configuration options
      9.  
        About private clouds from Rackspace
  3. Configuring cloud storage in NetBackup
    1.  
      Before you begin to configure cloud storage in NetBackup
    2.  
      Configuring cloud storage in NetBackup
    3.  
      Cloud installation requirements
    4. Scalable Storage properties
      1.  
        Configuring advanced bandwidth throttling settings
      2.  
        Advanced bandwidth throttling settings
    5. Cloud Storage properties
      1.  
        Adding a cloud storage instance
      2.  
        Changing cloud storage host properties
      3.  
        Deleting a cloud storage host instance
    6. About the NetBackup CloudStore Service Container
      1.  
        NetBackup CloudStore Service Container security certificates
      2.  
        NetBackup CloudStore Service Container security modes
      3.  
        NetBackup cloudstore.conf configuration file
    7.  
      Deploying host name-based certificates
    8.  
      Deploying host ID-based certificates
    9.  
      About data compression for cloud backups
    10.  
      About data encryption for cloud storage
    11.  
      About key management for encryption of NetBackup cloud storage
    12.  
      About cloud storage servers
    13.  
      About the NetBackup media servers for cloud storage
    14. Configuring a storage server for cloud storage
      1.  
        KMS database encryption settings
      2.  
        Assigning a storage class to Amazon cloud storage
    15.  
      Changing cloud storage server properties
    16. NetBackup cloud storage server properties
      1.  
        NetBackup storage server cloud connection properties
      2.  
        NetBackup cloud storage server bandwidth throttling properties
      3.  
        NetBackup cloud storage server encryption properties
    17.  
      About cloud storage disk pools
    18.  
      Configuring a disk pool for cloud storage
    19.  
      Saving a record of the KMS key names for NetBackup cloud storage encryption
    20.  
      Adding backup media servers to your cloud environment
    21. Configuring a storage unit for cloud storage
      1.  
        Cloud storage unit properties
      2.  
        Configure a favorable client-to-server ratio
      3.  
        Control backup traffic to the media servers
    22.  
      About NetBackup Accelerator and NetBackup Optimized Synthetic backups
    23.  
      Enabling NetBackup Accelerator with cloud storage
    24.  
      Enabling optimized synthetic backups with cloud storage
    25.  
      Creating a backup policy
    26. Changing cloud storage disk pool properties
      1.  
        Cloud storage disk pool properties
  4. Monitoring and Reporting
    1.  
      About monitoring and reporting for cloud backups
    2.  
      Viewing cloud storage job details
    3.  
      Viewing the compression ratio
    4.  
      Viewing NetBackup cloud storage disk reports
    5.  
      Displaying KMS key information for cloud storage encryption
  5. Operational notes
    1.  
      NetBackup bpstsinfo command operational notes
    2.  
      Unable to configure additional media servers
    3.  
      Cloud configuration may fail if NetBackup Access Control is enabled
    4.  
      Deleting cloud storage server artifacts
  6. Troubleshooting
    1. About unified logging
      1.  
        About using the vxlogview command to view unified logs
      2.  
        Examples of using vxlogview to view unified logs
    2. About legacy logging
      1.  
        Creating NetBackup log file directories for cloud storage
    3.  
      NetBackup cloud storage log files
    4.  
      Enable libcurl logging
    5.  
      NetBackup Administration Console fails to open
    6. Troubleshooting cloud storage configuration issues
      1.  
        NetBackup Scalable Storage host properties unavailable
      2.  
        Connection to the NetBackup CloudStore Service Container fails
      3.  
        Cannot create a cloud storage disk pool
      4.  
        Cannot create a cloud storage
      5.  
        Data transfer to cloud storage server fails in the SSL mode
      6.  
        Amazon GovCloud cloud storage configuration fails in non-SSL mode
      7.  
        Data restore from the Google Nearline storage class may fail
      8.  
        Backups may fail for cloud storage configurations with Frankfurt region
      9.  
        Backups may fail for cloud storage configurations with the cloud compression option
      10.  
        Fetching storage regions fails with authentication version V2
    7. Troubleshooting cloud storage operational issues
      1.  
        Cloud storage backups fail
      2.  
        Stopping and starting the NetBackup CloudStore Service Container
      3.  
        A restart of the nbcssc process reverts all cloudstore.conf settings
      4.  
        NetBackup CloudStore Service Container startup and shutdown troubleshooting

New cloud features in NetBackup 8.0

Beginning with this release, NetBackup supports Microsoft Azure Storage services and OpenStack Object Storage service (Swift) as a backup target.

NetBackup supports writing backup data to and restoring data from Microsoft Azure Blob storage and Microsoft Azure Cool storage.

See About Microsoft Azure cloud storage API type.

NetBackup also supports writing backup data to and restoring data from the following OpenStack Swift-compatible cloud providers:

  • Oracle Cloud

  • SwiftStack

Table of Contents

  1. About NetBackup cloud storage
    1.  
      New cloud features in NetBackup 8.0
    2.  
      About cloud storage features and functionality
    3.  
      About the catalog backup of cloud configuration files
    4.  
      About support limitations for NetBackup cloud storage
  2. About the cloud storage
    1.  
      About the cloud storage vendors for NetBackup
    2. About the Amazon S3 cloud storage API type
      1.  
        Amazon S3 cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        Amazon S3 storage type requirements
      3.  
        Amazon S3 cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        Amazon S3 cloud storage options
      5.  
        Amazon S3 advanced server configuration options
      6.  
        Amazon S3 credentials broker details
      7.  
        About private clouds from Amazon S3-compatible cloud providers
      8.  
        About Amazon S3 storage classes
    3. About EMC Atmos cloud storage API type
      1.  
        EMC Atmos cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        EMC Atmos storage type requirements
      3.  
        EMC Atmos cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        EMC Atmos advanced server configuration options
      5.  
        About private clouds from AT&T
    4. About Microsoft Azure cloud storage API type
      1.  
        Microsoft Azure cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        Microsoft Azure storage type requirements
      3.  
        Microsoft Azure cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        Microsoft Azure advanced server configuration options
    5. About OpenStack Swift cloud storage API type
      1.  
        OpenStack Swift cloud storage vendors certified for NetBackup
      2.  
        OpenStack Swift storage type requirements
      3.  
        OpenStack Swift cloud storage provider options
      4.  
        OpenStack Swift storage region options
      5.  
        OpenStack Swift add cloud storage configuration options
      6.  
        OpenStack Swift proxy settings
      7.  
        About Rackspace Cloud Files storage requirements
      8.  
        Rackspace storage server configuration options
      9.  
        About private clouds from Rackspace
  3. Configuring cloud storage in NetBackup
    1.  
      Before you begin to configure cloud storage in NetBackup
    2.  
      Configuring cloud storage in NetBackup
    3.  
      Cloud installation requirements
    4. Scalable Storage properties
      1.  
        Configuring advanced bandwidth throttling settings
      2.  
        Advanced bandwidth throttling settings
    5. Cloud Storage properties
      1.  
        Adding a cloud storage instance
      2.  
        Changing cloud storage host properties
      3.  
        Deleting a cloud storage host instance
    6. About the NetBackup CloudStore Service Container
      1.  
        NetBackup CloudStore Service Container security certificates
      2.  
        NetBackup CloudStore Service Container security modes
      3.  
        NetBackup cloudstore.conf configuration file
    7.  
      Deploying host name-based certificates
    8.  
      Deploying host ID-based certificates
    9.  
      About data compression for cloud backups
    10.  
      About data encryption for cloud storage
    11.  
      About key management for encryption of NetBackup cloud storage
    12.  
      About cloud storage servers
    13.  
      About the NetBackup media servers for cloud storage
    14. Configuring a storage server for cloud storage
      1.  
        KMS database encryption settings
      2.  
        Assigning a storage class to Amazon cloud storage
    15.  
      Changing cloud storage server properties
    16. NetBackup cloud storage server properties
      1.  
        NetBackup storage server cloud connection properties
      2.  
        NetBackup cloud storage server bandwidth throttling properties
      3.  
        NetBackup cloud storage server encryption properties
    17.  
      About cloud storage disk pools
    18.  
      Configuring a disk pool for cloud storage
    19.  
      Saving a record of the KMS key names for NetBackup cloud storage encryption
    20.  
      Adding backup media servers to your cloud environment
    21. Configuring a storage unit for cloud storage
      1.  
        Cloud storage unit properties
      2.  
        Configure a favorable client-to-server ratio
      3.  
        Control backup traffic to the media servers
    22.  
      About NetBackup Accelerator and NetBackup Optimized Synthetic backups
    23.  
      Enabling NetBackup Accelerator with cloud storage
    24.  
      Enabling optimized synthetic backups with cloud storage
    25.  
      Creating a backup policy
    26. Changing cloud storage disk pool properties
      1.  
        Cloud storage disk pool properties
  4. Monitoring and Reporting
    1.  
      About monitoring and reporting for cloud backups
    2.  
      Viewing cloud storage job details
    3.  
      Viewing the compression ratio
    4.  
      Viewing NetBackup cloud storage disk reports
    5.  
      Displaying KMS key information for cloud storage encryption
  5. Operational notes
    1.  
      NetBackup bpstsinfo command operational notes
    2.  
      Unable to configure additional media servers
    3.  
      Cloud configuration may fail if NetBackup Access Control is enabled
    4.  
      Deleting cloud storage server artifacts
  6. Troubleshooting
    1. About unified logging
      1.  
        About using the vxlogview command to view unified logs
      2.  
        Examples of using vxlogview to view unified logs
    2. About legacy logging
      1.  
        Creating NetBackup log file directories for cloud storage
    3.  
      NetBackup cloud storage log files
    4.  
      Enable libcurl logging
    5.  
      NetBackup Administration Console fails to open
    6. Troubleshooting cloud storage configuration issues
      1.  
        NetBackup Scalable Storage host properties unavailable
      2.  
        Connection to the NetBackup CloudStore Service Container fails
      3.  
        Cannot create a cloud storage disk pool
      4.  
        Cannot create a cloud storage
      5.  
        Data transfer to cloud storage server fails in the SSL mode
      6.  
        Amazon GovCloud cloud storage configuration fails in non-SSL mode
      7.  
        Data restore from the Google Nearline storage class may fail
      8.  
        Backups may fail for cloud storage configurations with Frankfurt region
      9.  
        Backups may fail for cloud storage configurations with the cloud compression option
      10.  
        Fetching storage regions fails with authentication version V2
    7. Troubleshooting cloud storage operational issues
      1.  
        Cloud storage backups fail
      2.  
        Stopping and starting the NetBackup CloudStore Service Container
      3.  
        A restart of the nbcssc process reverts all cloudstore.conf settings
      4.  
        NetBackup CloudStore Service Container startup and shutdown troubleshooting

New cloud features in NetBackup 8.0

Beginning with this release, NetBackup supports Microsoft Azure Storage services and OpenStack Object Storage service (Swift) as a backup target.

NetBackup supports writing backup data to and restoring data from Microsoft Azure Blob storage and Microsoft Azure Cool storage.

See About Microsoft Azure cloud storage API type.

NetBackup also supports writing backup data to and restoring data from the following OpenStack Swift-compatible cloud providers:

  • Oracle Cloud

  • SwiftStack

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