Video Screencast Help
Give us your opinion and win with Symantec! Please help us by taking this survey to tell us about your experience with Symantec Connect, so that we can continue to grow and improve.  Take the survey.

Support for multiple SAN fabrics

Created: 08 Mar 2013 | 1 comment
Michael @I-Eye's picture
0 Agree
0 Disagree
0 0 Votes
Login to vote

We have just upgrqaded to BUE 2012 from BUE 2010 to find that it still cannot support twin SAN fabics (i.e. when you have 2 fabrics to the same tape heads to provide resilliance).

As per : https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/bac...

Please could you put this in the next version.  It is something we need for Enterprise support.

Comments 1 CommentJump to latest comment

CraigV's picture

...I've used 2 separate Brocade switches (HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/16) to which the BE media server (ProLiant DL385 G5) and tape library (HP StorageWorks MSL6060) were attached and never had an issue. All 4 drives were in use at the same time. Obviously if the SAN switch to which the robotics is connected fails, then you're dead anyway.

This isn't so much a support issue from Symantec but a hardware limitation!

Thanks!

Alternative ways to access Backup Exec Technical Support:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/alte...

0
Login to vote