VMware policy: bpplinfo options and keywords for NBU 7.5

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VMware policy: bpplinfo options and keywords

Table: bpplinfo options describes the options that are available on the bpplinfo command that are not described in the man page. These options are set to default values if not specified.

Table: bpplinfo options

Option

Values

Keyword label in policy GUI

-enable_meta_indexing

0 disabled, 1 enabled

The Attributes tab > Enable indexing for search

-ignore_client_direct

0 enables client deduplication, 1 disables client deduplication

The Attributes tab > Disable client side deduplication

-application_discovery

0 disabled, 1 enabled

Clients tab > Select automatically through query

-discovery_lifetime

seconds

Clients tab > Reuse VM selection query results for

-ASC_apps_attr

exchange, mssql, sharepoint

truncatelogs=0 disabled, 1 enabled (for Exchange or SQL Server only)

To enable Exchange file recovery:

-ASC_apps_attr exchange:

To enable Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint file recovery:

-ASC_apps_attr exchange:,mssql:,sharepoint:

To enable exchange recovery with truncate logs:

-ASC_apps_attr exchange:;truncatelogs=1

To enable exchange without truncate logs and mssql with truncate logs:

-ASC_apps_attr exchange:,mssql:;truncatelogs=1

To enable exchange with truncate logs and mssql without truncate logs (note the final colon):

-ASC_apps_attr exchange:;truncatelogs=1,mssql:

To enable both exchange and mssql with truncate logs:

-ASC_apps_attr exchange:;truncatelogs=1,mssql:;truncatelogs=1

Enables the file-level recovery of database data.

VMware tab > Application Protection: Enable Exchange Recovery, Enable SQL Server Recovery, or Enable SharePoint Recovery

-snapshot_method_args

keyword=value,keyword=value, ...

See Table: Keywords and values for -snapshot_method_args.

 

Table: Keywords and values for -snapshot_method_args describes the keywords that must be included in -snapshot_method_args.

Table: Keywords and values for -snapshot_method_args

Keyword

Value

Name of keyword in policy GUI

file_system_optimization=

0 disabled, 1 enabled

VMware tab > Exclude deleted blocks

snapact=

0 Ignore, 1 Abort, 2 Remove NetBackup

VMware tab > Orphaned snapshot handling

drive_selection=

0 Include all disks, 1 Exclude boot disk, 2 Exclude data disks

VMware tab > Advanced > Virtual disk selection

Virtual_machine_backup=

1 disabled, 2 enabled

VMware tab > Enable file recovery from VM backup

disable_quiesce=

0 virtual machine quiesce is enabled, 1 virtual machine quiesce is disabled

VMware tab > Advanced > Virtual machine quiesce

nameuse=

0 VM host name, 1 VM display name, 2 VM BIOS UUID, 3 VM DNS Name, 4 VM instance UUID

VMware tab > Primary VM identifier

exclude_swap=

0 disabled, 1 enabled

VMware tab > Exclude swap and paging files

skipnodisk=

0 disabled, 1 enabled

VMware tab > Advanced -> Ignore diskless VMs

post_events=

0 No Events, 1 All Events, 2 Error Events

VMware tab > Advanced > Post events to vCenter

trantype=

san, hotadd, nbd, or nbdssl

If more than one, separate each with a colon. Order of modes indicates priority.

Example:

trantype=nbd:hotadd

This example selects these two modes and tries nbd first.

VMware tab > Transport modes

 

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