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Needs to backup cifs shares a ndmp option licence?

Created: 19 Oct 2012 • Updated: 19 Oct 2012 | 4 comments
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Hello,

i need a answer, in the past when i used backup exec 2010R3 i dont need a additonal licence for the ndmp option for backup cifs shares on a nas, how is this with the backup exec 2012?

Thank you

 

Florian

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CraigV's picture

Hi,

 

You can add that NAS in with \\IP_Address\Share and you should be able to backup the data. No need for the NDMP option.

You will need a RAWS license to be compliant though as you are backing  up FROM the NAS.

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Lykantroph's picture

Hi CraigV,

 

Thank you for your reply, i thought it too and we have a RAWS Agent but do you know should it installed or register on the nas or its enough to have a RAWS Lic?.

 

Thank you!

Florian

CraigV's picture

You won't be able to install the RAWS agent on the NAS at all. You do need it though for compliancy.

 

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