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NBU 5230 appliance questions

Created: 26 Dec 2013 • Updated: 13 Jan 2014 | 1 comment
liuyang's picture
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Hi, I am setting up NBU 5230 appliance and have a few questions.

1) Can the appliance join to domain (active directory)? If yes, how to do it? I have setup the appliance as media server but it seems not join to domain and I still need to manage it via host file.

2) Does the appliance require any performance fine tuning? Are there any parameters or files we can modify in the appliance?

3) I tried to setup SMTP settings. Is there a way to send test email? Are there any special requirements for smtp to work for the appliance?

I tried to read the guides for the appliance but was unable to find the answers. Thanks in advance.

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Nicolai's picture

1: The appliance box is running Suse Linux - it's not running windows.

2: The Netbackup backup planing and performance tuning guide apply for the 52X0 as well. 

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC4483

3: if mail does not work you may need to edit the "from"/sender. See https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/nbu-appliances-5200-5220-configuring-smtp

Assumption is the mother of all mess ups.

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