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

Managing license keys on the NetBackup Virtual Appliance

The following procedures describe how to view, add, and delete license keys through the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu.

Caution:

The appliance services do not function if the correct license key is not installed. When managing the license keys, make sure that you always have a license key entered on the appliance and that it includes support for NetBackup Virtual Appliance.

To view, add, and delete license keys through the NetBackup Virtual Appliance Shell Menu

  1. To view a list of all installed license keys or view the details of each key, enter one of the following commands:
    • Main_Menu > Manage > License > List

      A complete list of installed license keys appears.

    • Main_Menu > Manage > License > ListInfo

      The associated feature IDs and feature names appear.

      The NetBackup Virtual Appliance feature ID appears as follows:

      Feature ID      = 91 Virtual Appliance +
  2. To add license keys, do the following:
    • Enter Main_Menu > Manage > License > Add.

    • Enter the license key for the option that you want to install. Then press Enter.

      Caution:

      The NetBackup Virtual Appliance requires a specific license key, and the appliance services do not function if the correct key is not installed. Make sure that the license key that you add is correct for NetBackup Virtual Appliance.

    • To add another license key, press y.

    • Repeat the previous step or press n to exit.

  3. To delete license keys, do the following:
    • Enter Main_Menu > Manage > License > Remove.

    • Enter the license key for the option that you want to remove. Then press Enter.

      Warning:

      If you remove the NetBackup Virtual Appliance license key, appliances services shut down until you enter a new key.

    • To remove another license key, press y.

    • Repeat the previous step or press n to exit.