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Preseed Netbackup Dedup Pool

Created: 29 Oct 2013 | 1 comment

Preseed Netbackup Dedup Pool

 

We are in the process of changing our backup solution from CPS to Netbackup

However instead of running an initial backup of 1TB across the WAN to the Netbackup Dedup pool. What’s the best way to preseed the 1TB of data to the Netbackup Dedup pool from Backup Exec 2010R3 backup tapes of the data?

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Marianne's picture

... preseed the 1TB of data to the Netbackup Dedup pool from Backup Exec 2010R3 backup tapes... ?

Cannot be done....

Firstly, BE 2010 tapes cannot be imported into NBU. See Backup Exec Tape Reader (CL):    http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125836

To seed WAN Client backup, see http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH144437

NetBackup deduplication client WAN backup: how to seed the fingerprint cache to speed up the initial backup

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links