Veritas NetBackup™ Administrator's Guide, Volume II
- NetBackup licensing models and the nbdeployutil utility
- How capacity licensing works
- Creating and viewing the licensing report
- Reviewing a capacity licensing report
- Reconciling the capacity licensing report results
- Reviewing a traditional licensing report
- Reviewing an NEVC licensing report
- Additional configuration
- About dynamic host name and IP addressing
- About busy file processing on UNIX clients
- About the Shared Storage Option
- About configuring the Shared Storage Option in NetBackup
- Viewing SSO summary reports
- About the vm.conf configuration file
- Holds Management
- Menu user interfaces on UNIX
- About the tpconfig device configuration utility
- About the NetBackup Disk Configuration Utility
- Reference topics
- Host name rules
- About reading backup images with nbtar or tar32.exe
- Factors that affect backup time
- NetBackup notify scripts
- Media and device management best practices
- About TapeAlert
- About tape drive cleaning
- How NetBackup reserves drives
- About SCSI persistent reserve
- About the SPC-2 SCSI reserve process
- About checking for data loss
- About checking for tape and driver configuration errors
- How NetBackup selects media
- About selecting media in robots
- About selecting media in standalone drives
- About Tape I/O commands on UNIX
UNIX file system backups
The following section is applicable for NetBackup master server 8.1 or later and NetBackup client 8.0 or later.
Licensing for UNIX is specific to Standard policy type and does not support UNIX clients or the servers that are backed up using any virtualization policy, such as VMware.
Using the Standard policy, the UNIX file system data is backed up for the directive or the backup selection that is defined in the policy. The definition of protected data for the policy is the size of ALL_LOCAL_DRIVE or specific mount points\partitions or files.
Backs up the files and folders that are specified in the backup selection. Run the file system command and compare the size that is reported in the capacity licensing report.
NetBackup posts all data under ALL_LOCAL_DRIVE backup directive. Run the file system commands, calculate the size of each mount point\partition, and compare the size that is reported by the capacity licensing report. The files that are mentioned in the exclude list are not included in the calculation.
The snapshot based backups are supported on all the versions of UNIX server and clients with various features of the NetBackup such as multistreaming, Accelerator, compression, and so on.
Administrators can run UNIX commands to verify the size reported by the accurate licensing method.
For more information on path names and directives and mount points and partitions, see the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I.
For more information on supported Windows and UNIX file systems, see the NetBackup Software Compatibility List: