Veritas NetBackup™ Add-in for Microsoft SCVMM Console Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.2)
  1. Introduction and notes
    1.  
      About the NetBackup Add-in for System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
    2.  
      Notes on the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    3.  
      Updates to this guide for NetBackup 8.2
  2. Installing the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    1.  
      Requirements for the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    2.  
      Installing the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    3.  
      Installation message: Add-in cannot be installed
    4.  
      Installation message regarding localized environments
    5.  
      Configuring the add-in for an external certificate
    6.  
      Reconfiguring the add-in for a NetBackup CA-signed certificate
    7.  
      Uninstalling the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    8. Configuring the NetBackup Recovery Wizard
      1.  
        Creating an authentication token for the NetBackup add-in for SCVMM
      2.  
        Authorizing the NetBackup add-in to restore virtual machines
      3.  
        Adding or deleting an additional host name or IP address for an authentication token
      4.  
        Revoking an authorization token
      5.  
        Renewing an authorization token
      6.  
        Listing all current authorization tokens
  3. Recovering virtual machines
    1.  
      Notes on restoring Hyper-V virtual machines with the Recovery Wizard
    2.  
      Accessing the Recovery Wizard
    3. Restore Virtual Machine Wizard screens
      1.  
        Virtual Machine Selection screen
      2.  
        Backup Image Selection screen
      3.  
        Select Another Image screen
      4.  
        Restore Options screen
      5.  
        Review Settings screen
    4.  
      Checking the status of a recovery job
  4. Troubleshooting
    1.  
      About logging for the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    2.  
      Viewing log messages for the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    3.  
      Changing the logging level for the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM
    4.  
      The pre-recovery checks in the Recovery Wizard of the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM return out-of-date information about the VM
    5.  
      Next button in the NetBackup Add-in Recovery Wizard is enabled even though required input has not been entered
    6.  
      The NetBackup Add-in Recovery Wizard does not prompt to overwrite the VM, and the recovery fails
    7.  
      Troubleshooting master server communication failures in the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM

Installation message: Add-in cannot be installed

Lack of user permissions may cause the error "Add-in cannot be installed" during installation of the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM.

For example, the error may occur in the following situation:

  • User Account Control is enabled on the SCVMM console host, and

  • The user who installs the add-in on the SCVMM console is not the user who installed the System Center.

During the add-in installation, the following message appears:

To grant installation permissions to all authenticated users on the SCVMM console host

  1. On the SCVMM console host, browse to the following location:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012\Virtual Machine Manager\bin

  2. Right-click the AddInPipeline folder, and click Properties.
  3. Click Advanced on the Security tab, and click Continue.
  4. Select the BUILTIN group, and click Edit.
  5. Click Select a principal.
  6. Enter Authenticated Users, and click OK.
  7. To close each properties dialog, click OK.

    The following Microsoft article contains further information on this issue:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2904712

  8. To install the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM:

    See Installing the NetBackup Add-in for SCVMM.