Veritas Appliance Management Guide

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Product(s): Appliances (3.3.0.1)
Platform: NetBackup Appliance OS
  1. Introduction
    1.  
      Overview
    2.  
      About the Appliance Management Console
    3.  
      About the Appliance Management Server
    4.  
      About the Appliance Management Agent
    5.  
      About the AMS and the agent topology
  2. Appliance as an AMS
    1.  
      About configuring an appliance as AMS
    2.  
      Configuring an appliance as AMS
    3.  
      Unconfiguring AMS
    4.  
      About the AMS user role
    5.  
      Granting the AMS role to a user or a user group
    6.  
      About collecting AMS logs
  3. Using the Appliance Management Console
    1.  
      Logging on to the Appliance Management Console
    2.  
      Using the Home page
    3.  
      Changing passwords from the AMS
    4.  
      Limiting the bandwidth used for downloads
    5.  
      Logging out of the Appliance Management Console
  4. Managing appliances from the Home page
    1.  
      Viewing the appliance details
    2.  
      Rebooting an appliance
    3.  
      Viewing performance charts for appliance
    4.  
      Exporting the appliance performance data
    5.  
      Viewing the capacity utilization of an appliance
    6.  
      Adding an appliance to the Appliance Management Console
    7.  
      Removing one or more agents from the Appliance Management Console
    8. About managing appliance software upgrades
      1.  
        Guidelines for multiple appliance upgrades
      2.  
        Upgrading appliance software
    9. Managing EEBs or add-ons
      1.  
        Installing EEBs or add-ons
      2.  
        Uninstalling EEBs or add-ons
    10. About staging packages
      1.  
        Considerations for staging packages
      2.  
        Staging packages for installation or upgrade
    11. About managing services
      1.  
        Requirements for managing services
      2.  
        Starting, stopping, or restarting services
  5. Monitoring activities and events
    1.  
      About the Activity Monitor
    2.  
      Accessing the Activity Monitor
    3.  
      Monitoring events
    4.  
      Accessing the MyAppliance portal
  6. Managing the repository
    1.  
      About managing the repository
    2.  
      Guidelines for adding upgrade packages or files to the repository
    3.  
      Accessing the repository
    4.  
      Adding upgrade packages or EEB files to the repository
    5.  
      Removing upgrade packages or EEB files from the Repository
  7. Applying management updates on earlier appliance versions
    1.  
      Downloading the AMS and agent updates for earlier versions
    2.  
      Managing AMS updates
    3.  
      Performing automatic or manual agent updates
  8. Running AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliance
    1.  
      AMS on NetBackup Virtual Appliance
    2.  
      Configuring standalone AMS on a virtual appliance without any NetBackup configuration
    3.  
      Configuring master server or media server and AMS on a virtual appliance
    4.  
      Appliance Management Console login and user password change
  9.  
    Index

Installing EEBs or add-ons

The Install EEB (patch) page lets you manage and deploy EEB software for multiple appliances.

Note:

Ensure that there is no other EEB being installed simultaneously.

To install EEB (patch)

  1. On the Home page, select the appliances where you want the EEBs installed. All selected appliances must have the same software version. After completing the appliance selections, click Manage > Install EEB/Add-on.
  2. On the Install EEB (patch) page (1 Confirm appliance selection), review and verify the displayed information for the appliances that you selected on the Home page. If the list is correct, click Next.
    • Selected appliances (n) displays the host name of each appliance and the total number of listed appliances.

      Click the drop-down arrow on the left to view the list of EEBs that are already installed on this appliance.

    • Role displays the configured role for each appliance.

    • Master displays the associated master server for any listed appliance media server.

    • Version displays the current software version of the appliance.

    To make any changes, go back to the Home page and make them. Return to this page to confirm your selections and click Next.

  3. On the Select EEB page, select the appropriate EEB package in the Applicable packages column and click Next.

    Note:

    Only one package can be selected.

    • Applicable packages displays the full name of each compatible EEB that resides in the AMS Repository.

    • Type displays the package type; EEB.

    • Version displays the software version of each listed EEB.

  4. On Review and confirm page, review and confirm the information in the Readme file. Then click Next.
  5. On the Start EEB install page, click Install to start the installation.
    • Selected appliances (n) displays the host name of each appliance and the total number of listed appliances.

    • Version displays the software version of the listed EEB.

    • Selected package displays the name of the selected EEB for the appliance.

  6. On the Activity Monitor, watch the State column for the progress and the results of the EEB installation for each appliance, as follows:
    • In queue

      The EEB installation will begin.

    • In progress

      The EEB installation has begun.

    • Successful

      The EEB installation is complete.

    • Failed

      The EEB installation has failed.