NetBackup™ Web UI VMware Administrator's Guide
- Introducing the NetBackup web user interface
- Managing VMware servers
- Protecting VMs
- VM recovery and instant access
- Troubleshooting VM recovery
VMWARE_AUTODISCOVERY_INTERVAL option for NetBackup servers
NetBackup attempts autodiscovery first with the same host for which the last discovery attempt was successful. If autodiscovery fails with that host, NetBackup tries again with other hosts in the following order:
The NetBackup master server
The access host, client, or proxy server
The media server
Table: VMWARE_AUTODISCOVERY_INTERVAL information
Where to use
On NetBackup master servers.
How to use
Use the nbgetconfig and the nbsetconfig commands to view, add, or change the option.
These commands require administrator privilege on the NetBackup master server. For assistance, contact the NetBackup administrator.
You can also use the NetBackup configuration APIs to view, add, or change this option. Refer to the NetBackup API documentation on SORT for more information:
The default is 8 hours. The minimum is 5 minutes, the maximum 1 year. If set to zero, autodiscovery is disabled for all the VMware servers.
Use the following format:
VMWARE_AUTODISCOVERY_INTERVAL = number of seconds
VMWARE_AUTODISCOVERY_INTERVAL = 100000
This entry should appear only once in the configuration file.
After changing this option, stop and restart the NetBackup services. For VM discovery, the
Equivalent Administration Console property
No equivalent exists in the NetBackup Administration Console or web UI.