Veritas™ Usage Insights for NetBackup Getting Started Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (9.1)

Data transmission to Veritas

The required telemetry information is uploaded to Veritas in two different ways. Your upload method choice depends on your preference.

By default, the data is uploaded automatically every day. This method requires the least user intervention and ensures the Usage Insights data is current.

Table: How automatic upload works with NetBackup versions

NetBackup version

Description

NetBackup 8.1.2 and later

If you have NetBackup 8.1.2 and later, the automatic upload requires an open port on your firewall to transmit HTTPS traffic. The default port for HTTPS traffic is port 443.

NetBackup 8.3 and later

If you have NetBackup 8.3 and later, you can use the unauthenticated proxy server with HTTP protocol to upload the data automatically and you do not require to open a port on your firewall.

NetBackup 9.1 and later

If you have NetBackup 9.1 and later, you can use authenticated proxy server with HTTP or HTTPS protocol or unathenticated proxy server with HTTP or HTTPS protocol with the nbcallhomeproxyconfig command and you do not require to open a port on your firewall.

If your environment does not allow for automatic uploads, you can manually upload the required telemetry information.

See Manual upload of telemetry information.