How to back up and restore Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) components using Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 for Windows Servers

Article:TECH55589  |  Created: 2007-01-19  |  Updated: 2008-01-18  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH55589
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Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



How to back up and restore Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) components using Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 for Windows Servers

Solution




Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Servers supports backup and restore of the following Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) components:

  • Novell iFolder
  • Novell eDirectory
  • Novell Groupwise
  • Novell Storage Services (NSS)

Requirements for Backup and Restore of Novell Open Enterprise Server

Backup Exec requires the following to back up and restore the Novell Open Enterprise Server:
1. Novell Open Enterprise Server with Service Pack 1
2. The iFolder TSA must be enabled
3. The GroupWise TSA must be enabled
4. A local user that is part of the beoper group (eDirectory users are not supported)

Backing up OES components

To back up OES components, the user must be able to access the Linux or UNIX host.

To back up OES components:
1 On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.
2 Click New Backup Job.
3 On the backup selections list, under Favorite resources, expand Linux/UNIX Servers.
4 Double-click the Linux or UNIX host to be backed up.
A Logon Account Selection screen appears stating that the Backup Exec System Logon Account failed to access the host.
5 Select a logon account to access the host, and then click OK.
6 Select the appropriate data to back up.
7 On the Properties pane, under Settings, click Linux, UNIX, and Macintosh.
8 Select the appropriate backup options.
9 If backing up eDirectory data, select a backup method under the heading Novell OES.
10 Click Run Now.

Restoring Novell OES components

To restore Novell OES components:
1 On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Restore.
2 Click New Restore Job.
3 On the Properties pane, under Source, click Selections.
4 In the restore selections list, select the appropriate data to restore.
5 On the Properties pane, under Settings, click Linux, UNIX, and Macintosh.
6 Select the appropriate Linux/UNIX restore options. (Figure 1)
Note: To restore an OES edirectory resource (Novell Directory Services database), select the check box Restore DIB set.

Figure 1
 

7 Click Run Now.

Supplemental Materials

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DescriptionOES: README: Need to enable Novell OES selections when doing a restore of eDirectory


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