Veritas NetBackup™ 52xx Appliance Initial Configuration Guide

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Product(s): Appliances (3.2)
Platform: NetBackup Appliance OS

About NetBackup 52xx appliance roles

When you configure an appliance for the first time, you must select a role for it. The role refers to the server type as follows:

Table: Appliance role and mode descriptions




Select this role to configure the appliance as a master server.


Select this role to configure the appliance as a media server.

You must also identify the master server that you plan to use with this appliance. The master server can be either a traditional NetBackup master server or a NetBackup appliance master server.

When you select the media server role, you must also define the storage names for the following disk volumes:

  • Deduplication volume

  • AdvancedDisk volume

See About the NetBackup appliance initial configuration checklist.