Adding a robot directly attached to an NDMP host

Article:HOWTO53093  |  Created: 2011-05-16  |  Updated: 2011-05-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO53093
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Adding a robot directly attached to an NDMP host

This procedure describes how to configure a robot that is attached to an NDMP host.

To add a robot directly attached to an NDMP host

  1. Start the NetBackup Administration Console on the NetBackup for NDMP server as follows:

    Windows

    In the Windows Start menu, click Programs > Symantec NetBackup > NetBackup Administration Console.

    UNIX

    Enter the following:

    /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/jnbSA &

  2. Expand Media and Device Management > Devices in the left pane.

  3. On the Actions menu, select New. Then select New Robot from the popup menu.

  4. In the Add Robot dialog box, select the following:

    Media Manager host

    Specify the host that manages the EMM database (by default, this host is the NetBackup master server).

    Device host

    Use the pull-down to select the NetBackup media server.

    Robot type

    Specify type.

    Robot number

    Specify number.

    Robot control

    Click Robot control is attached to an NDMP host.

    Robot device path

    Enter the device name of the robot. You do not need to include the NDMP host name as part of the device path.

    You can determine the device name of the robot. More information on your NDMP host is available.

    See NDMP information on the Web

    NDMP host name

    Enter the name of the NDMP host to which the robot is attached

    Bus, Target, and LUN values

    Specify these values if the NDMP host requires them. By default, the bus, target, and LUN values are 0.

    More information on your NDMP host is available.

    See NDMP information on the Web

    For further assistance with the Add Robot dialog box, refer to the online Help. The following steps explain the portions that are unique to configuring NetBackup for NDMP.

  5. Click OK.

  6. In the pop-up message that asks if you want to stop and restart the device manager service (or daemon), click Yes.

See About configuring NDMP-attached devices

See Media and Device Management configuration


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