Using DAR without Symantec Enterprise Vault

Article:HOWTO60444  |  Created: 2011-10-20  |  Updated: 2012-02-03  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO60444
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Using DAR without Symantec Enterprise Vault

The FileStore DAR feature is optimized for use with Symantec Enterprise Vault, but you can use DAR to enable WORM capability in non-EV enviornments.

To enable WORM capability on a CIFS volume:

  • Use the Storage> dar enable command to enable DAR on a CIFS file system.

    See Configuring data archive and retention.

  • Use CIFS operations to perform the following:

    • Create a file.

    • Add data to the file.

    • As required for WORM compliance, set the file access time (atime) to some date in the future.

    • Set the file permissions to read-only (RO).

    The file will be WORM-compliant until the retention time expires.

Note:

This procedure applies to CIFS volumes only. NFS volumes are not supported at this time.


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