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Fileserver on cluster

Created: 28 Aug 2012 • Updated: 10 Dec 2012 | 1 comment
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Hello

I am searching for the best way to backup FileServer on a Windows 2008 Cluster. I'have about five disk with a lot of small files.

Actually, I have configured one policy with FlashBackup Method and I adresse my both cluster node as clients. In backup selection I have my five disk as below :

\\.\Z:\
\\.\J:\
\\.\Y:\
\\.\X:\
\\.\P:\
 

Allowing multiple data stream is disabled.

This backup is working fine, but this jobs are exiting with the state "Partially Successfull". I understand this state because the drives are only hosted by one node, and Netbackup try to access twice. (On Each Cluster node).

I know that All_local_drive is not allowed with FlashBackup, and i think I will have the same problem if i use an alias Dns in each ressource cluster.

If someone have an idea.

Thks

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Marianne's picture

Change Client name to Virtual hostname.

This way only active node will be backed up plus you can allow multiple data streams.

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