Veritas NetBackup™ Virtual Appliance Getting Started Guide

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Product(s): Appliances (3.3.0.1)
Platform: NetBackup Virtual Appliance
  1. Product overview
    1. NetBackup Virtual Appliance product description
      1.  
        About the NetBackup Virtual Appliance master server role
      2.  
        About the NetBackup Virtual Appliance combined master and media server role
      3.  
        About the NetBackup Virtual Appliance media server role
    2.  
      NetBackup Virtual Appliance supported features
    3.  
      About the NetBackup Virtual Appliance documentation
    4.  
      NetBackup Virtual Appliance 3.3.0.1 new features, enhancements, and changes
    5.  
      Known limitations of the NetBackup Virtual Appliance 3.3.0.1 release
    6.  
      Operational Notes for the NetBackup Virtual Appliance 3.3.0.1 release
  2. Preparing the initial deployment
    1.  
      NetBackup Virtual Appliance product files (OVF templates)
    2.  
      NetBackup Virtual Appliance deployment methods
    3. NetBackup Virtual Appliance deployment guidelines
      1.  
        Configuration overview for NetBackup Virtual Appliance MSDP cloud applications
      2.  
        NetBackup Virtual Appliance initial deployment checklist
    4.  
      Troubleshooting NetBackup Virtual Appliance initial deployment issues
  3. Deploying and configuring the appliance
    1. How to deploy and configure a NetBackup Virtual Appliance combined master and media server
      1.  
        Using the vSphere Client to deploy a combined master and media server appliance
      2.  
        Using the OVF Tool to deploy a combined master and media server appliance
      3.  
        Performing the initial configuration on a NetBackup Virtual Appliance combined master and media server
      4.  
        Completing the initial configuration of the NetBackup Virtual Appliance combined master and media server
    2. How to deploy and configure a NetBackup Virtual Appliance media server
      1.  
        Using the vSphere Client to deploy a media server appliance
      2.  
        Using the OVF Tool to deploy a media server appliance
      3.  
        Configuring a master server to communicate with an appliance media server
      4.  
        Performing the initial configuration on a NetBackup Virtual Appliance media server
    3. How to deploy and configure a NetBackup Virtual Appliance master server
      1.  
        Using the vSphere Client to deploy a NetBackup Virtual Appliance master server
      2.  
        Using the OVF Tool to deploy a master server
      3.  
        Performing the initial configuration on a NetBackup Virtual Appliance master server
  4. Post initial configuration procedures
    1.  
      About modifying the NetBackup Virtual Appliance settings
    2.  
      Adding a permanent license key if an evaluation license key expires
    3.  
      Managing license keys on the NetBackup Virtual Appliance
  5. Introduction to the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu
    1.  
      Using the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu
    2.  
      About the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu command views

NetBackup Virtual Appliance initial deployment checklist

This checklist is intended to help you plan for the initial configuration of your appliance. Use the checklist together with the initial deployment procedure.

For a new appliance, use the following tables to record the initial deployment settings for the appliance. When using a printed version of this checklist, make sure to place the completed checklist in a secure location.

Data center details

Table: Data center details

Parameter

Setting

Appliance name

Data center name

ESX/ESXi host name

Destination datastore

Network configuration

Table: Network configuration

Parameter

Setting

Appliance host name (Veritas recommends FQDN)

DNS domain name

Appliance IPv4 address

(Optional) Appliance IPv6 address

(Optional) Appliance IPv6 prefix length

Netmask

Gateway IPv4 address

(Optional) Gateway IPv6 address

Primary DNS server IPv4 address

(Optional) Additional DNS server IPv4

(Optional) Additional DNS server IPv6

Master server and NTP

Table: Master server and NTP

Parameter

Setting

Master server name (required if it is a media server)

(Optional) NTP

Storage configuration

You do not need to provide the storage details for a master server appliance.

Table: Storage configuration

Parameter

Setting

AdvancedDisk disk pool name

AdvancedDisk storage unit name

AdvancedDisk storage size (media server only)

MSDP disk pool name

MSDP storage unit name

MSDP storage size (media server only)

Password change

Table: Password change

Parameter

Setting

New admin password

New maintenance password

New nbasecadmin password (master server and combined master and media server only)