Veritas Appliance Management Guide
- Appliance as an AMS
- Using the Appliance Management Console
- Managing appliances from the Home page
- About managing appliance software upgrades
- Managing EEBs or add-ons
- About staging packages
- About managing services
- Monitoring activities and events
- Managing the repository
- Applying management updates on earlier appliance versions
- Running AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliance
AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliance
Starting with NetBackup Appliance 3.2 (AMS 1.3), you can deploy AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliances.
You can use this ability to address the following use cases:
Configure a VM to work as an AMS but not as a master or a media server
Configure a VM to work as an AMS as well as a master or a media server
Veritas recommends that you configure the NetBackup master server or media server role on a NetBackup Virtual Appliance. Active Directory support is not available if such a role is not configured.
NetBackup Virtual Appliance OVF templates are available for download at:
Download and use NetBackup Virtual Appliance combined master and media server for remote offices and branch offices (ROBO) template, which is the (
The system requirements for AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliance are as follows:
A minimum of 16 GB RAM
At least 500 GB of storage
A physical network connection is required for the transfer of large files (in GBs or larger).
For details about system requirements and the procedure for deployment, refer to the Veritas NetBackup Virtual Appliance documentation.
Sometimes, an appliance that is configured as an AMS may appear twice on the Home page of the Appliance Management Console. You can safely ignore this issue because it does not interfere with the working of AMS. You can click any of the repeated entries to view its details or select any one of them to perform further actions.