NetBackup™ Web UI Cloud Administrator's Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (9.1)
  1. Introducing the NetBackup web user interface
    1.  
      About the NetBackup web UI
    2.  
      Terminology
    3.  
      Sign in to the NetBackup web UI
    4.  
      Sign out of the NetBackup web UI
  2. Monitoring NetBackup
    1.  
      The NetBackup dashboard
    2.  
      Monitoring jobs
    3.  
      Filter jobs in the job list
  3. Managing and protecting cloud assets
    1.  
      About protecting cloud assets
    2.  
      Limitations and considerations
    3. Configure CloudPoint servers in NetBackup
      1.  
        Configure a third-party CA certificate
      2.  
        Add a CloudPoint server
      3. Add a cloud provider for a CloudPoint server
        1.  
          IAM Role for AWS Configuration
      4.  
        Associate media servers with a CloudPoint server
      5.  
        Discover assets on CloudPoint server
      6.  
        Edit a CloudPoint server
      7.  
        Enable or disable a CloudPoint server
      8.  
        (Optional) Add the CloudPoint extension
    4. Managing intelligent cloud groups
      1.  
        Create an intelligent cloud group
      2.  
        Delete an intelligent cloud group
    5. Protecting cloud assets or intelligent cloud groups
      1.  
        Customize or edit protection for cloud assets or intelligent groups
      2.  
        Remove protection from cloud assets or intelligent groups
    6.  
      AWS and Azure government cloud support
    7. About protecting Microsoft Azure resources using resource groups
      1.  
        Before you begin
      2.  
        Limitations and considerations
      3. About resource group configurations and outcome
        1.  
          Examples of resource group configurations
      4.  
        Troubleshoot resource group permissions
    8.  
      Configuring backup schedule for cloud workloads
    9.  
      Backup options for cloud workloads
    10.  
      Configure snapshot replication
    11.  
      Protect applications in-cloud with application consistent snapshots
  4. Recovering cloud assets
    1.  
      Recovering cloud assets
    2.  
      Perform rollback recovery of cloud assets
  5. Performing granular restore
    1.  
      About granular restore
    2.  
      Supported environment list
    3.  
      List of supported file systems
    4.  
      Before you begin
    5.  
      Limitations and considerations
    6.  
      Restoring files and folders from cloud virtual machines
    7.  
      Restoring volumes on cloud virtual machines
    8.  
      Troubleshooting
  6. Troubleshooting protection and recovery of cloud assets
    1.  
      Troubleshoot cloud workload protection issues

Add a cloud provider for a CloudPoint server

You can protect the assets on the Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Azure Stack Hub cloud providers. Starting with 9.0, the CloudPoint server can discover Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure US Government cloud workloads.

To add a cloud provider for CloudPoint server

  1. On the left, click Cloud.
  2. Click the Providers tab or click Add under the cloud provider for which you want to add a configuration.
  3. Enter a value in the Configuration Name field, in the Add configuration pane.
  4. Select the preferred CloudPoint server.
  5. Enter the required details.

    Cloud provider

    Parameter

    Description

    Microsoft Azure

    Tenant ID

    The ID of the AAD directory in which you created the application.

    Client ID

    The application ID.

    Secret Key

    The secret key of the application.

    Regions

    One or more regions in which to discover cloud assets.

    Note:

    If you configure a government cloud, select US Gov Arizona, US Gov Texas US, or Gov Virginia.

    Resource Group prefix

    The string with which you want to append all the resources in a resource group.

    Protect assets even if prefixed Resource Groups are not found

    The check box determines whether the assets are protected if they are not associated to any resource groups.

    Microsoft Azure Stack Hub

    Using AAD:

    Azure Stack Hub Resource Manager endpoint URL

    The endpoint URL in the following format, that allows CloudPoint to connect with your Azure resources.

    https://management.<location>.<FQDN>

    Tenant ID

    The ID of the AAD directory in which you created the application.

    Client ID

    The application ID.

    Secret Key

    The secret key of the application.

    Authentication Resource URL (optional)

    The URL where the authentication token is sent to.

    Using ADFS:

    Azure Stack Hub Resource Manager endpoint URL

    The endpoint URL in the following format, that allows CloudPoint to connect with your Azure resources.

    https://management.<location>.<FQDN>

    User Name

    User name that was provided during installation for the AzureStackAdmin domain administrator account, in the following format:

    <Azure Stack Hub domain>\<cloud admin user name>

    Password

    The password that was provided during installation for the AzureStackAdmin domain administrator account

    Authentication Resource URL (optional)

    The URL where the authentication token is sent to.

    Amazon AWS

    Note:

    If the CloudPoint server is configured with IAM Config, the Access Key and Secret Key options are not available.

    Access Key

    The access key ID, when specified with the secret access key, authorizes CloudPoint to interact with the AWS APIs.

    Secret Key

    The secret key of the application.

    Regions

    One or more AWS regions in which to discover cloud assets.

    Note:

    If you configure a government cloud, select us-gov-east-1 or us-gov-west-1.

    Google Cloud Platform

    Project ID

    The ID of the project from which the resources are managed. Listed as in the project_id JSON file.

    Client Email

    The email address of the Client ID. Listed as client_email in the JSON file.

    Private Key

    The private key. Listed as private_key in the JSON file.

    Note:

    You must enter this key without quotes. Do not enter any spaces or return characters at the beginning or end of the key.

    Zones

    A list of zones in which the provider operates.

  6. Enter the connection and authentication details in the Add Configuration pane.
  7. Click Save.

The assets on the cloud providers are automatically discovered.