Deduplication client components

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Deduplication client components

Table: Client deduplication components describes the client deduplication components.

Table: Client deduplication components




Deduplication plug-in


The deduplication plug-in is the data interface to the NetBackup Deduplication Engine on the deduplication storage server. The deduplication plug-in does the following:

  • Separates the file's metadata from the file's content.

  • Deduplicates the content (separates files into segments ).

  • Controls the data stream from NetBackup to the NetBackup Deduplication Engine and vice versa.

Proxy server


The OpenStorage proxy server (nbostpxy) manages control communication with the media server.

Proxy plugin

Media server

The proxy plug-in manages control communication with the client.

See About the NetBackup Media Server Deduplication Option

See Deduplication storage server components

See Media server deduplication process

See Client - side deduplication backup process

See About deduplication fingerprinting

See Data removal process

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