Restoring a Solaris client with media boot

Article:HOWTO68819  |  Created: 2012-02-06  |  Updated: 2012-02-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO68819
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Restoring a Solaris client with media boot

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If NetBackup access management is used in your environment, you must provide the appropriate credentials when prompted so that NetBackup can restore the client files.

Use the following procedure for Solaris clients.

To restore a Solaris client with media boot

  1. Prepare to restore the client using the SRT you created on the bootable media.

    See Preparing a client for restore

  2. Insert the bootable CD or bootable DVD into the CD-ROM drive.

  3. Turn off the client, then turn on.

  4. Terminate the boot process using the Stop+A key combination.

  5. If the PROM monitor prompt displays <, use the N command to reach the OK prompt.

  6. Enter the following command:

    boot cdrom

    The Solaris OS Installation prompts you for network identification.

  7. Enter the network identification.

  8. Enter the required information at the following BMR process prompts:

    • Client name (for a discovery boot, enter the client's name as it appears in the Tasks view from the prepare-to-discover operation)

    • NetBackup master server name

    • NetBackup master server IP address

    • NetBackup master server gateway IP address

    After you enter the required information, the restore begins.


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