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

About the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu command views

When you enter the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu, you enter on the Main_Menu view. This view is the starting point from which you can configure, manage, monitor, and support your appliance using the command line. The following table describes the views and commands that are available.

Table: NetBackup Virtual Appliance commands and views from the Main_Menu view

Command

Explanation

Appliance

Enter the Appliance view to manage your master and media appliances.

Exit

Exit the current shell and log out.

Manage

Enter the Manage view to manage your appliance.

Monitor

Enter the Monitor view to monitor appliance activities.

Network

Enter the Network view to administer your network.

Reports

Enter the Reports view to examine the running and historical state of the host.

Settings

Enter the Settings view to change the appliance settings.

Shell

This command appears on all of the other command views.

Use the following commands to do the following:, command line history information, and to return to the main menu.

  • Shell Help

    Displays the help for using the shell menu.

  • Shell History [Limit]

    Displays the command-line history of the current session.

    You can set a limit with this command that defines the size of the history list. A limit of zero means the list has no boundaries.

  • Shell Main

    Returns to the main menu.

Support

Enter the Support view to enable and administer support capabilities on your appliance.

Return

This command is not present on the Main_Menu view, however, it appears on all other views. Use this command to return to the previous menu.

See Using the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu.