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VMware SAN based backups with 5220

Created: 10 Feb 2013 • Updated: 11 Feb 2013 | 3 comments
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as per info i got , 5220 is the only suite to eliminate windows as backup host limitations.

but how to configure SAN based backups with 5220 being open source backup host?

Admin guide does not show anything on this

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V4's picture

Adbul at his best

Check abdul's response on similar query

You are ri8 documents are not updated for 5220 SAN based backup how to under 7.5 guides

maybe next version  might come up with it.

Andrew Madsen's picture

Actually you can use a regular Linux box as well according to the release notes of However you need to be aware of this tech note.

Look on page 19 and 20 where it has a caveat about multi-path support to the VM data stores.

The above comments are not to be construed as an official stance of the company I work for; hell half the time they are not even an official stance for me.

Marianne's picture

Updated NetBackup 7.5.0.x for VMware Administrator's Guide includes Appliance support:

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