Veritas NetBackup™ for NDMP Administrator's Guide
- Introduction to NetBackup for NDMP
- About NetBackup for NDMP
- Types of NDMP backup
- About assigning tape drives to different hosts
- Installation Notes for NetBackup for NDMP
- Configuring NDMP backup to NDMP-attached devices
- About Media and Device Management configuration
- About creating an NDMP policy
- Backup selection options for an NDMP policy
- About enabling or disabling DAR
- Configuring NDMP backup to NetBackup media servers (remote NDMP)
- Configuring NDMP DirectCopy
- About NDMP DirectCopy
- Using NDMP DirectCopy to duplicate a backup image
- Accelerator for NDMP
- Remote NDMP and disk devices
- Using the Shared Storage Option (SSO)
- Backup and restore procedures
- About NetBackup for NDMP logs
- NetBackup for NDMP troubleshooting suggestions
- About robot tests
- Using NetBackup for NDMP scripts
Adding a robot directly attached to an NDMP host
This procedure describes how to configure a robot that is attached to an NDMP host.
To add a robot directly attached to an NDMP host
- Start the NetBackup Administration Console on the NetBackup for NDMP server as follows:
In the Windows Start menu, click Programs > Veritas NetBackup > NetBackup Administration Console.
Enter the following:
- Expand Media and Device Management > Devices in the left pane.
- On the Actions menu, select New. Then select New Robot from the pop-up menu.
- In the Add Robot dialog box, select the following:
Media Manager host
Specify the host that manages the Enterprise Media Manager (EMM) data in the NetBackup database. (By default, this host is the NetBackup master server.)
Use the pull-down to select the NetBackup media server.
Select Robot control is attached to an NDMP host.
Robot device path
Enter the device name of the robot. You do not need to include the NDMP host name as part of the device path.
NDMP host name
Enter the name of the NDMP host to which the robot is attached
Bus, Target, and LUN values
Specify these values if the NDMP host requires them. By default, the bus, target, and LUN values are 0.
For further assistance with the Add Robot dialog box, refer to the online Help. The following steps explain the portions that are unique to configuring NetBackup for NDMP.
- Click OK.
- In the pop-up message that asks if you want to stop and restart the device manager service (or daemon), click Yes.