Which ports of NetBackup 5220 appliances should be configured in target mode
|Article:TECH183718|||||Created: 2012-03-14|||||Updated: 2013-01-10|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH183718|
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When NetBackup 5220 appliances are configured as FT (Fibre Transport) media servers, certain ports should be configured in target mode to received data from SAN clients.
Status 83 if wrong ports are configured in target mode.
NetBackup appliances 5220 working as Fibre Transport media servers.
If wrong ports are configured in target mode, backups to Fibre Transport media servers will fail with status 83.
If there are two dual ports FC cards are attached to the 5220 appliance, then the following two ports should be configured in target mode, others should be in initiator mode:
- Left port from slot 2
- Right port from slot 4
The following CLISH command on the appliance shows which ports are configured in target mode and which are in initiator mode:
Manage>FibreChannel (displayed as Manage>FC)
Please also note that it is required to create separate zones for each set of SAN client and target port on the appliance which is to be used with the SAN client.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH183718