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Cross domain restore

Created: 28 Mar 2013 • Updated: 21 Apr 2013 | 3 comments
ram619's picture
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Hi techies,

I got a request to perform a cross doamin restore where the NDMP backup has taken in X domain running in 6.5.6 UNIX . And the taget site Y domain is running in Master server OS UNIX.

My query here is

1 ) Shall we perform cross domain restore for NDMP backup ?

2) Shall we perform cross domain restore for different NBU version ?

3) If so Please advise the steps to perform the activity.

Operating Systems:

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Yasuhisa Ishikawa's picture

Please tell us more about for plan and configuration.

If X domain's master can reach to destination NDMP host, just add it in X domain's NDMP host and initiate restore in X domain. Otherwise, if X domain's master can not talk to destination NDMP host, you need to import from tapes brought into Y domain.

Be sure both source and destination NDMP host must be same vendor. NDMP backup is not portable across vendors - NDMP backup on NetApp can not be restored to EMC for example. 

Authorized Symantec Consultant(ASC) Data Protection in Tokyo, Japan

Deeps's picture

Cross domain restore goes same with NDMP as with any other restore.As Yasuhisa mentioned , easy way is to add the destination NDMP host to original domain X and perform restore.Since there is no agent installed on NDMP host , NBU version does not matter but source and destination filer must be from same vendor .

ram619's picture

Guys Thank you for the initial info..Let me check whether the source and destination are from same vendor and update you.


Veritas Netbackup 7.0.1, with WIN 2K3 platform.