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Flash Backup for SUSE

Created: 26 Mar 2013 • Updated: 07 Apr 2013 | 6 comments
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Dears,

there is server in our DC with daily backp and there is more than 26 million files, so i need to take backup as flash backup, but when i create a policy see this wornning "policy validation checks for the advanced client configuration failed".  and "shnapshot could not be created with auto method".

what is your advice to solve this issue?

 

Master 7.5.0.4 win2008 64bit

Media 7.5.0.4 Redhat 5.4 64bit

Client 7.0 Suse 10.

 

Operating Systems:

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Marianne's picture

Have you checked Snapshot Client Compatibility guide? http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH126901

If memory serves me right, only VxVM volumes with VxFS filesystem is supported for FlashBackup on Linux.

Media Server dedupe with Accellerator may be a better solution.

 

 

*** EDIT ****

Just checked the SNC - no FlashBackup support for SUSE.... only RHEL.

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

muhanad.daher's picture

How can i active VxVM volume in my servers?

Regards,

Muhanad Daher

Senior Data Center Engineer

Marianne's picture

Did you see my last comment?

no FlashBackup support for SUSE.... only RHEL.

VxVM is Symantec's volume management software. 
Storage Foundation is the combination of VxVM and VxFS.
Product page: http://www.symantec.com/storage-foundation

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

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muhanad.daher's picture

Hello,

thank you, yes i saw your last line, but also i test on redhat and same issue.

Regards,

Muhanad Daher

Senior Data Center Engineer

Marianne's picture

Unfortunately you need VxVM on Redhat for FlashBackup.

Hopefully you have checked the links in my previous posts by now?

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

muhanad.daher's picture

i check the links and you are right yes.

Regards,

Muhanad Daher

Senior Data Center Engineer