NetBackup Replication Director Digest
|Article:TECH164644|||||Created: 2011-07-14|||||Updated: 2013-03-08|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH164644|
A variety of information is required to successfully configure NetBackup Replication Director.
This article contains information for configuring and using Replication Director in NetBackup 7.5. Specifically, this page provides access to a variety of documents, videos and external links that are key to the successful configuration and usage of Replication Director. These notes are not intended to be a primer for using NetBackup - it is assumed that Replication Director users are already familiar with NetBackup.
A description of the system/hardware requirements for RD.
CONFIGURING REPLICATION DIRECTOR
Storage Partners – NetApp
The following links are to NetApp resources. You must be registered with NetApp to access them. A valid NetApp serial number (located on the back of your NetApp product) or System ID is required to complete the registration process. (The NetApp links will take you to the registration page.)
Link to NetApp NOW site.
Link to NetApp Plug-in 1.0.1 for Symantec NetBackup.
Interoperability Matrix Tool generates information about the plug-in (versions, supported operating systems, OnCommand versions, ONTAP modes). A NetApp login is required to use the tool. Once logged in, locate Storage Area Network (SAN) near the top of the matrix, and then click Change. Scroll down to select NetApp Plug-in for Symantec NetBackup. Click the Show Results button.
Link to NetApp Technical Support page (contact information).
A successful system configuration is unlikely if you have not reviewed this information!
Video showing how to configure NetApp OnCommand (aka NTAP Data Fabric Manager) for use with the Replication Director feature. [duration = 9:10]
Video showing how to configure RD to do configure NTAP and NBU to use RD. This includes configuring NetApp OnCommand (aka NTAP Data Fabric Manager) and the needed NetBackup components (e.g., storage servers, disk pools, storage units, storage lifecycle policy, NetBackup policy). [duration = 31:13]
Detailed information on how to configure NetBackup 7.5 to use Replication Director.
DEBUGGING YOUR CONFIGURATION
Troubleshooting resource for RD issues. Note: This document is part of the Symantec NetBackup Replication Director 7.5 Solutions Guide, and is included here for ease of use.
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