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step to process restoration from tapes

Created: 04 Jul 2013 • Updated: 24 Aug 2013 | 5 comments
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Hello,

We are running a restoration drill activity on monthly base, i am new and have no idea. I have not find the particular document in my site to restore it, can anyone guide me?

Netbackup = 7.1

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mph999's picture
Sure, details should be in here:
 
NetBackup Backup, Archive, and Restore Getting Started Guide  
http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3642
 
Martin
Regards,  Martin
 
Setting Logs in NetBackup:
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH75805
 
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inn_kam's picture
How to perform a server restore using NetBackup
Article:TECH36002  |  Created: 2004-01-09  |  Updated: 2009-01-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH36002
Marianne's picture

Start with Disaster Recovery Chapter (Chapter 5) in NBU Troubleshooting Guide: http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3683

You will have to develop a DR plan for your unique environment - we cannot provide you with step-by-step instructions.

You need to know how to recover the NBU master server and/or media server(s), have all necessary backup data and devices available at DR site, identify critical systems that need to be recovered.

You may want to consider BMR for full system restores. 
See BMR Admin Guide: http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3680

There are also lots of DR TechNotes and WhitePapers published by Symantec.

Herewith a list of TN's shared by Alex Davies at Vision in 2010:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH50942   – conditions for support for catalog replication

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH66060   – guide to site recovery operations

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125520  – replicating catalogs with non-clustered master servers

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125519   – replicating catalogs with clustered master servers

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125518   – recovery procedures for dual domain catalog replication

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH28722   – partial catalog recovery/recovery without import

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH72198   – recovering catalog backups from advanced disk storage

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH125784  – recovering catalog backups from duplicate copies

Some newer TNs:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO75161  - About catalog recovery from disk devices in NetBackup 7.0 and 7.1

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO32925  - Recovering the entire NetBackup 7.0 or 7.1 catalog using bprecover -wizard

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH157454  - Catalog recovery from copy 2 on an OST device

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH127922  - More information about usage of the "nbcatsync"

So, there is no 'one-size-fits-all' DR solution.... You need go through all the available documentation and decide on a solution that will work for YOUR environment.

Then, do regular DR tests to perfect your own step-by-step process.

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