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Some BE questions

Created: 19 Nov 2012 • Updated: 19 Nov 2012 | 1 comment
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1. Are there any recommendations for the amount of media server in BE?
2. Is it possible to transfer settings to back up after a period of storage at D2D in a tape library.
3. Is it necessary to copy the virtual agents D2D for Fiber Channel?

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CraigV's picture

Hi,

1. Depends on your environment. If you have more than 1 physical location then you'd need 1 media server per site. I have used 1 media server to backup 23 site servers to the same server with no hassles. Licensing for the additional media server/s and agent licenses would also play a role, as well as additional hardware (both servers and storage), so consider that.

2. If you're talking about getting data from D2D to tape, then you would create a duplicate job. This duplicates the backups for a particular day to tape for instance.

3. Not sure what you mean by this...you can backup VMs to tape or disk though.

Thanks!

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