Veritas NetBackup™ for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) Administrator's Guide
- Introduction to NetBackup for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)
- Prerequisites, notes, and restrictions
- Configuring NetBackup communication with AHV
- Adding a backup host to the NetBackup master server
- Managing SSL certificates
- Configuring NetBackup policies for AHV
- Backup and restore
- Troubleshooting issues
- Appendix A. NetBackup commands to backup and restore Nutanix AHV virtual machines
The following prerequisites apply to NetBackup for AHV.
To back up and recover Nutanix AHV virtual machines, you need the Enterprise Client license.
For a list of supported versions, see:
Before you initiate a backup of a virtual machine, verify the following:
You have appropriate administrative rights and permissions from Nutanix to complete a backup for AHV virtual machines.
For information on getting administrative privileges, refer to the Nutanix documentation.
The NetBackup master server can communicate with the backup host.
The backup host is able to communicate with the Acropolis cluster.
Whitelist the backup host on the Acropolis cluster using the appropriate whitelist option available through the Prism web console or its command line interface.
Verify that the NetBackup for AHV is supported on your operating system or platform.
To verify operating system and compatibility
Verify that the following requirements are met for the NetBackup server:
The NetBackup server software is installed and operational on the NetBackup server.
Ensure sure that you configure any backup media that the storage unit uses.
The number of media volumes that are required depends on the following:
The devices that are used and storage capacity of the media
The sizes of the virtual machines that you want to back up
The amount of data that you want to archive
The size of your backups
The length of retention of the backup images
Verify that the NetBackup client software is installed on the backup host.
NetBackup for AHV requires an Enterprise Client license for each Nutanix Acropolis cluster node.
For detailed information about adding licenses, refer to the "Adding NetBackup licenses" section of the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I.