Verifying the NetBackup configuration and creating a NetBackup policy
|Article:HOWTO15388|||||Created: 2009-01-16|||||Updated: 2009-01-31|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO15388|
The procedure in this section explains how to verify that the PureDisk PDDO plug-in is configured properly in NetBackup. For more information about NetBackup operations, see your NetBackup documentation.
Do not use the Backup Policy Configuration wizard. You must create the policy manually.
To verify the NetBackup configuration and create a NetBackup policy
For example, start the NetBackup administration console on the media server and perform the following tasks:
When you create this policy, make sure to specify the following options:
If compression and encryption are enabled in NetBackup, the data is modified before it reaches PureDisk, and PureDisk cannot deduplicate it correctly. PureDisk compresses and encrypts the data once it is deduplicated. The next step explains how to enable compression and encryption.
PureDisk’s deduplication feature relies on the ability to detect similar patterns in files from one backup to the next. When you enable NetBackup encryption and compression, PureDisk cannot detect patterns in file content and deduplication effectiveness decreases.
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