Veritas NetBackup RealTime Protection 6.5 RealTime Advisor (Version 1.0)

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Veritas NetBackup RealTime Protection 6.5 RealTime Advisor (Version 1.0)

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INTRODUCTION
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RealTime Protection Advisor is a planning tool that helps you determine the minimum
storage requirements for your RealTime Data Protection product by analyzing a sample of your
data writes to the production volumes to be protected.  This is accomplished by collecting
a sample of data that represents the application write rate and analyzing this sample of
data based on your desired retention period of the protected data.



RELEASE DEPENDENCIES
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RTPAdvisor requires the following software:

- Java Runtime Environment. You must have JRE 1.5 or later installed
on the system in order to use RTPAdvisor. The JRE can be downloaded from the Sun's website:
(http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads).
Also, ensure that the java executable is on the PATH environment variable.

- On UNIX platforms, Perl v5.6 or later is required for data sample collection.



SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEMS
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RTPAdvisor is supported on these Operating Systems:
- Solaris 9 or later
- Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server



INSTALLING REALTIME ADVISOR
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- UNIX: To install RTPAdvisor on UNIX platforms, just unzip the provided zip file
into the desired installation directory on your application host (i.e. gunzip rtpadvisor.zip)

- Windows: To install RTPAdvisor on Windows, you must have an application
that can extract the contents of a zip file (i.e. WinZIP, or Filzip).
Extract the contents of the rtpadvisor tar file into your installation directory.



UNINSTALLING REALTIME ADVISOR
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To completely remove RealTime Advisor from your system, just delete the directory
you installed it into.



USER GUIDE:
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Please refer to the RealTime Advisor User Guide for instructions on using the tool.
The user guide (rtp_advisor_users.pdf) is contained in the RealTime Advisor zip package.


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