How to map network drive for SQL backups?
i am at production side for one customer.
they are already taking backups for SQL Server on tapes
now they want to take backups on disk
so without making media server they have mounted Network drive Y: on master server
now i want to make storage unit by sharing this network drive (containing space for taking SQL backups)
so how will i make storage unit for network drive without making media server?
The configuration indicates
The configuration indicates that you have mounted it as a network drive (Y drive) but also shared a folder on it (named backup) is that correct?
As Marianne says the NetBackup client service account will need to be running as an account that has that drive letter mapped (persistently) and also has full rights to the backup share located on that mapped drive.
You may still have issues as NetBackup will struggle to determine accurately the free disk speace etc. of that drive so if there is a way that you can set the disk as a mount point, or using iSCSI, it would be far better
Hope this helps