Veritas NetBackup™ Appliance Release Notes
- About NetBackup appliance 3.1
- NetBackup appliance 3.1 features, enhancements, and changes
- NetBackup Appliance Hardware features
- NetBackup Appliance compatibility
- Operational notes
- About NetBackup support utilities
- Appendix A. Release content
- Appendix B. Related documents
NetBackup 53xx hardware features
The 53xx appliances can only be configured as a media server.
The NetBackup 53xx appliances offer the following features:
The NetBackup 5330 hardware includes the appliance and a Primary Storage Shelf. The appliance does not provide any storage, but the space available from the Primary Storage Shelf and up to five Expansion Storage Shelves can be used for backups. The Primary Storage Shelf and the Expansion Storage Shelf support either 3-TB or 6-TB disk drives, but all drives within a shelf must be the same capacity. The following table shows the available, formatted storage capacity of the NetBackup 5330 Appliance system.
The NetBackup 5340 Appliance compute nodes do not contain internal disk space on which to store data. Instead, the NetBackup 5340 Appliance uses the required Veritas 5U84 Primary Storage Shelf as the main data storage device. The 5U84 Primary Storage Shelf connects to the NetBackup 5340 Appliance compute nodes and uses RAID 6 drive sets to protect the stored data.
If additional data storage space is required, you can connect up to three optional Veritas 5U84 Expansion Storage Shelves to the existing 5U84 Primary Storage Shelf. The 5U84 Expansion Storage Shelves connect to the 5U84 Primary Storage Shelf using SAS3 data cables. After connecting the shelves, the disk drives in the 5U84 Expansion Storage Shelf use RAID 6 sets that are controlled by the 5U84 Primary Storage Shelf to protect the stored data.
Table: NetBackup 5340 Appliance software version 3.1.2 storage options by disk drive capacities
Usable storage capacities (4-TB Drives)
Usable storage capacities (8-TB Drives)
*NetBackup 5340 Appliance software version 3.1.2 supports up to 960TiB (1,056TB) of usable MSDP storage capacity.
For more information, see the Veritas 5340 Appliance Product Description.
For more information about the hardware architecture of NetBackup Appliances, see the NetBackup Appliance and Veritas Storage Shelf Product Description document.