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Hi All! how does snapshot manage to create cache of whole volume either in VSS and VSP?

Created: 24 Jan 2013 | 3 comments

 

 

1:- If the backup of d drive is 100 GB will it create 100 gb cache on the drive?
2:- What is the maximum cache size in VSS i belive in VSP its 30gb ? If the backup that needs to be taken is more than 100 GB how will snapshot manage to create cache file size in 30 GB?

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Marianne's picture

Why do I have a feeling that you are aware of all of these posts?

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/netbackup-25 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/shadow-copy-componentssystem-state-backups-are-two-stage-process 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/vss 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/vss-0 

I can post more links to refresh your memory.....

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

belse's picture

Hey Marianne,

Thanks for your help I am not Nikhil by the way :)  I am new to Veritas Netbackup and in fact this is my first forum i have joined to understand netbackup 2-3 weeks back.

Again thanks so much for you time :) 

Marianne's picture

Then maybe you can have another look at this post?

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/snapshot-2 

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