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Veritas NetBackup™ Administrator's Guide, Volume II
Last Published: 2021-01-01
Product(s): NetBackup (188.8.131.52, 9.0)
- 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
- DELETE 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
Updating a drive configuration
You can change information for a drive (for example, you can add it to a robot).
To change information for a drive
- On the main menu, select Drive Configuration.
- On the Drive Configuration menu, choose Update.
- Enter the name of the drive you want to update.
The current drive information is displayed, followed by prompts to change each field.
- Enter a new value or press Enter to retain the existing value.
One of the prompts asks if you want to configure the drive in a robot. If you do, tpconfig adds the drive immediately or gives you the opportunity to choose from any existing robot of the appropriate type.
When you have responded to all prompts, a revised Drive Information display appears, along with the following prompt:
Are you sure you want to UPDATE drive name xxxxx? (y/n) n:
- Answer yes by pressing y.