Veritas NetBackup for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) Administrator's Guide

  • Modified Date: 2017-12-04
  1. Introduction to NetBackup for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)
    1.  
      Protect AHV using NetBackup
    2.  
      NetBackup terminology related to the AHV backup
    3.  
      NetBackup for AHV environment
    4.  
      Tasks to protect the AHV
  2. Prerequisites, notes, and restrictions
    1.  
      Prerequisites
    2. Notes and restrictions
      1.  
        NetBackup character restrictions for virtual machine names
  3. Download and install the Nutanix plug-in
    1.  
      Plan the installation for Nutanix AHV
    2.  
      Verify the operating system and platform compatibility
    3.  
      NetBackup server and client requirements
    4.  
      License requirements for the Nutanix AHV
    5.  
      Download the Nutanix AHV plug-in binaries
    6.  
      Install the Nutanix AHV plug-in
  4. Configure NetBackup communication with AHV
    1.  
      Establish communication between components
    2. Add a backup host to the NetBackup master server
      1.  
        Add a backup host to the NetBackup master access list
      2.  
        Configure a NetBackup Appliance as a backup host
    3.  
      Add a backup host to the Acropolis Cluster access list
    4.  
      Add the Nutanix Acropolis Cluster credentials for NetBackup
    5. Manage SSL certificates
      1.  
        Manage SSL certificates on NetBackup Appliance
    6.  
      About the nb_nutanix-ahv configuration file
  5. Configure NetBackup policies for AHV
    1.  
      About the BigData policy type
    2.  
      Create a BigData policy using the NetBackup Policies utility
    3.  
      Create a BigData policy using the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
    4.  
      Create a BigData policy using the NetBackup Command Line Interface
  6. Backup and restore
    1. Back up the Nutanix AHV virtual machines
      1.  
        Basic phases in a NetBackup backup of an AHV
    2.  
      Restore the Nutanix AHV virtual machines
  7. Troubleshoot issues
    1.  
      Troubleshoot issues related to AHV backup
    2.  
      NetBackup logs
    3.  
      Error during policy creation and validation
    4.  
      NetBackup status codes
  8. Appendix A. NetBackup commands to backup and restore Nutanix AHV virtual machines
    1.  
      NetBackup commands for protecting the AHV

NetBackup commands for protecting the AHV

This section provides information about the NetBackup commands that are used to complete various tasks and operations for protecting the AHV.

Table: NetBackup commands for protecting the AHV

Command

Description

bppolicynew

Use this command to create a new BigData policy.

bpplinfo

Use this command to:

  • Modify the Bigdata policy.

  • Add storage unit.

  • Limit simultaneous jobs per policy.

bpplsched

Use this command to:

  • Add schedule.

  • Specify a frequency of the backup.

bpplclients

Use this command to:

  • Add clients.

  • Modify an existing client.

bpplinclude

Use this command to:

  • Add the parameters that are required for configuring a backup host.

  • Modify the parameters.

tpconfig

Use this command to:

  • Add credentials for Nutanix Acropolis Cluster

  • Change the default port for Nutanix Acropolis Cluster

bpbackup

Use this command to backup a Nutanix AHV virtual machine.

bprestore

Use this command to restore a Nutanix AHV virtual machine.

For detailed information about the commands and the command options, refer to the NetBackup Commands Reference Guide.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to NetBackup for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)
    1.  
      Protect AHV using NetBackup
    2.  
      NetBackup terminology related to the AHV backup
    3.  
      NetBackup for AHV environment
    4.  
      Tasks to protect the AHV
  2. Prerequisites, notes, and restrictions
    1.  
      Prerequisites
    2. Notes and restrictions
      1.  
        NetBackup character restrictions for virtual machine names
  3. Download and install the Nutanix plug-in
    1.  
      Plan the installation for Nutanix AHV
    2.  
      Verify the operating system and platform compatibility
    3.  
      NetBackup server and client requirements
    4.  
      License requirements for the Nutanix AHV
    5.  
      Download the Nutanix AHV plug-in binaries
    6.  
      Install the Nutanix AHV plug-in
  4. Configure NetBackup communication with AHV
    1.  
      Establish communication between components
    2. Add a backup host to the NetBackup master server
      1.  
        Add a backup host to the NetBackup master access list
      2.  
        Configure a NetBackup Appliance as a backup host
    3.  
      Add a backup host to the Acropolis Cluster access list
    4.  
      Add the Nutanix Acropolis Cluster credentials for NetBackup
    5. Manage SSL certificates
      1.  
        Manage SSL certificates on NetBackup Appliance
    6.  
      About the nb_nutanix-ahv configuration file
  5. Configure NetBackup policies for AHV
    1.  
      About the BigData policy type
    2.  
      Create a BigData policy using the NetBackup Policies utility
    3.  
      Create a BigData policy using the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
    4.  
      Create a BigData policy using the NetBackup Command Line Interface
  6. Backup and restore
    1. Back up the Nutanix AHV virtual machines
      1.  
        Basic phases in a NetBackup backup of an AHV
    2.  
      Restore the Nutanix AHV virtual machines
  7. Troubleshoot issues
    1.  
      Troubleshoot issues related to AHV backup
    2.  
      NetBackup logs
    3.  
      Error during policy creation and validation
    4.  
      NetBackup status codes
  8. Appendix A. NetBackup commands to backup and restore Nutanix AHV virtual machines
    1.  
      NetBackup commands for protecting the AHV

NetBackup commands for protecting the AHV

This section provides information about the NetBackup commands that are used to complete various tasks and operations for protecting the AHV.

Table: NetBackup commands for protecting the AHV

Command

Description

bppolicynew

Use this command to create a new BigData policy.

bpplinfo

Use this command to:

  • Modify the Bigdata policy.

  • Add storage unit.

  • Limit simultaneous jobs per policy.

bpplsched

Use this command to:

  • Add schedule.

  • Specify a frequency of the backup.

bpplclients

Use this command to:

  • Add clients.

  • Modify an existing client.

bpplinclude

Use this command to:

  • Add the parameters that are required for configuring a backup host.

  • Modify the parameters.

tpconfig

Use this command to:

  • Add credentials for Nutanix Acropolis Cluster

  • Change the default port for Nutanix Acropolis Cluster

bpbackup

Use this command to backup a Nutanix AHV virtual machine.

bprestore

Use this command to restore a Nutanix AHV virtual machine.

For detailed information about the commands and the command options, refer to the NetBackup Commands Reference Guide.

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