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NetBackup RealTime w/ Veritas Clustered File System on Solaris 10 SPARC?

Created: 29 Jul 2010 | 2 comments

Anyone know if this is certified or works by chance?  We have a large 50+ TB Clustered FIle System that we're having a huge problem protecting with traditional methods and are wondering if RealTime is viable?

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CRZ's picture

I THINK... if you can run Storage Foundation on it, you should be able to use RealTime with it.  I think.

(DISCLAIMER: I know very little about Storage Foundation - or RealTime, for that matter)

Check out pages 8-9 of the RT 7.0 Release Notes and see if you read it the same way I do:

Symantec NetBackup RealTime Release Notes - 7.0
 http://support.veritas.com/docs/339934

Here's the SF 5.0 MP3 HCL for Solaris (and others):

Hardware Compatibility List for Veritas Storage Foundation (tm) and High Availability Solutions 5.0 Maintenance Pack 1, 5.0 Maintenance Pack 2 (including SFCFS for Oracle RAC for RHEL, SLES and OEL), 5.0 Maintenance Pack 3, 5.0 Maintenance Pack 4, and 5.0.1
 http://support.veritas.com/docs/283161

Finally, here's the Snapshot Client CL for NetBackup 7.0 (you need to be able to use SNC to run RT):

NetBackup (tm) 7 Snapshot Client Compatibility (Updated April 26 2010)
 http://support.veritas.com/docs/340298

See pages 423-425 or 1489-1492.

Good luck!


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AbdulRasheed's picture

In a clustered file system, the writes to the same LUN can come from multiple hosts. RealTime depends on splitter driver at the host level to send data to backend storage. 

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Rasheed

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