Veritas NetBackup™ 5230 Appliance and Storage Shelf Product Description

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Platform: Veritas 5230

Technical specifications

Appliance technical specifications

Table: Appliance technical specifications provides technical specifications for the 5230 Appliance.

Table: Storage shelf technical specifications provides technical specifications for the 5230 Appliance storage shelf.

Table: Appliance technical specifications



Rack information

19" EIA standard

System memory configuration (DIMMS)

64 GB, up to a maximum of 192 GB


You can purchase additional 64-GB memory kits to maximize the amount of memory in the NetBackup 5230 Appliance. You can also use the memory kits to increase the appliance memory when you add an optional storage shelf to the system.


23.58 kg (52 lbs)


Height: 8.76 cm (3.45") (approximately 2U)

Width: 43.80 cm (17.24")

Depth: 69.59 cm (27.39")

Power consumption

750 watts maximum

Power parameters

100 - 127 V at 50/60 Hz 8.2 A

200 - 240 V at 50/60 Hz 4.4 A

AC power cable

Specification: IEC-60320-C14 to IEC-60320-C13, 10A/250V, Black, 4 ft

The IEC-60320-C14 plugs into a Power Distribution Unit. The IEC-60320-C13 plugs into an appliance or storage shelf power supply.


If your power distribution unit is not compatible with the IEC-60320-C14 plug, then Veritas recommends that you purchase your power cable locally. Make sure the power cable meets or exceed the indicated power rating.

See Power cables.

Inherent availability of the system

≥ 99.95%

Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)

1 hour

Operating temperature

+10°C to +35°C with the maximum rate of change not to exceed 10°C per hour

Non-operating temperature

-40°C to +70°C

Non-operating humidity

90%, non-condensing at 35°C

Acoustic noise

Sound power: 7.0 dB in operating condition at typical office ambient temperature.

(23°C +/- 2)

System Cooling Requirement

460W typical - 1570 BTU/hour

750W maximum - 2560 BTU/hour

Storage shelf technical specifications

The following table provides details about the storage shelf.

Table: Storage shelf technical specifications



Rack information

The rack installation height is the space occupied by a storage shelf in a rack cabinet. The rack height for the storage shelf is 3U (5.25 inches, 13.35 cm). Install the storage shelf in a rack cabinet that is 19 inches (48.26 cm) wide.

The rack rails that are provided for the Storage Shelf are extensible to 36" (914mm). This distance is the maximum depth that is allowed between rack posts. If the distance between rack posts is longer than 36" (914mm) the rails and the appliance cannot be properly installed.


Maximum weight: 32.5 kg (71.65 lb)


The maximum weight of a storage shelf includes the 16 disk drive modules and two power modules.

Transportation weight: Approx. 50 kg (110.23 lb)


The transportation weight is the sum of the maximum weight of a device and the maximum weight of the transportation materials.


Height: 13.1 cm (5.25") (approximately 3U)

Width: 44.7 cm (17.6")

Depth: 56.1 cm (22.1")

Power supplies

Dual 580W, 100 - 240 VAC auto ranging, 50-60 Hz, hot swappable power supplies

Power consumption

326 W at 110 V

372 W at 220 V

Power parameters

AC voltage range:

  • 110 V at 2.972 A

  • 220 V at 1.756 A

AC frequency range: 50 Hz to 60 Hz

Inherent availability of the system

≥ 99.95%

Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)

< 1 hour

See Environmental specifications.