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Backup PostgreSQL running on Solaris using Netbackup 7.x?

Created: 18 Sep 2012 • Updated: 19 Nov 2012 | 3 comments
YYS's picture
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Hi,

Environment:-

DB: PostgreSQL 9.x

OS: Solaris 8.x and 9.x

Backup Software: NBU 7.x

Can NBU 7.x backup PostgreSQL running on Solaris? Based on Zmanda link below, it show only for Linux Client?

http://docs.zmanda.com/Project:Symantec_NetBackup_Agents/Postgres_agent_for_Symantec_NetBackup

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Marianne's picture

The ONLY reference to MySQL in the NBU Agent Compatibility Guide is this:

MySQL
MySQL Agent is available from Zmanda <http://www.zmanda.com> For quotes or any other technical or business questions related to this agent, please contact
Zmanda at: symantec@zmanda.com
 
 
So, your best bet will be to email them.
 

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
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CRZ's picture

Sorry, it's Linux only right now.

Straight from Zmanda's site:

  • Supported OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.x and 6.x, CentOS 5.x and 6.x, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.x and 11.x

PostgreSQL Agent for NetBackup

 http://zmanda.com/netbackup-postgres-backup.html

Still, you could always email them and see if they have any plans/roadmap for Solaris support - it doesn't cost anything to ask!


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YYS's picture

Thanks for replied. It seem offline backup is the way to go for data integrity. Yes, i have checked with Zmanda as well. Still pending the feedback from them.