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NBU 7.5 BMR Linux dissimilar system recovery

Created: 21 Sep 2012 • Updated: 13 Apr 2014 | 1 comment
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Does anyone know if it is possible to do a dissimilar BMR restore on a Red Hat linux box?  I have everything configured and can successfully restore to identical hardware but I am looking to try out dissimilar restores like I can do with Windows machines.  Is this possible?  If it is in the documentation, I can't find it.  If it can be done, can anyone shed some light on how to do it?

Thanks in advance.

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Marianne's picture

Have a look at this very recent discussion:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/bmr-restore-linux-55-64-bit-dissimilar-hardware

that points to this TN: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH62678

Methodology for performing Dissimilar System Restore (DSR) for UNIX servers

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
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