NetBackup™ Web UI Cloud Administrator's Guide
- Introducing the NetBackup web user interface
- Managing cloud assets
About protecting cloud assets
Using NetBackup you can now protect your in-cloud workloads. The cloud data protection framework leverages the CloudPoint (version 2.1.0 and later) infrastructure to drive faster proliferation of cloud providers.
The following table describes the tasks.
Table: Configuring protection for cloud assets
Before you begin ensure that you have the appropriate permission.
To manage and protect cloud assets in the web UI you must have the workload administrator role or similar permissions. Contact the NetBackup security administrator.
Install CloudPoint in your environment.
See the Veritas CloudPoint Administrator's Guide.
Review CloudPoint and NetBackup limitations.
Configure the CloudPoint server using the NetBackup Administration Console
Register the CloudPoint server in NetBackup.
Add a configuration
All the supported cloud providers are displayed in the web UI.
You need to add the cloud account (configure the cloud plug-in) for the cloud provider you need. You can create multiple configurations for each provider.
NetBackup retrieves the cloud assets pertaining to cloud accounts that are configured in NetBackup. Assets are populated in NetBackup asset DB.
By default, asset discovery happens every 4 hours and is configurable.
Create a snapshot only protection plan
Create a snapshot only protection plan. A protection plan is used to schedule backup start windows.
Choose to protect a virtual machine, application, or volume
For each cloud provider, a list of discovered assets is displayed. Subscribe the assets to a protection plan.
Recover cloud assets