Configuring direct backups from a NetBackup 52xx appliance to a NetBackup 50xx appliance using Fibre Channel
|Article:HOWTO101292|||||Created: 2014-07-28|||||Updated: 2014-07-28|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO101292|
This topic describes how to configure a NetBackup 5220 or 5230 media server to send all backups directly to a NetBackup 5020 or 5030 deduplication appliance.
The target and the initiator configuration for the appliances must be set as follows:
NetBackup 5020 or 5030
This appliance is set up as the disk pool (target). Any available target port on a Fibre Channel HBA card can be used.
NetBackup 5220 or 5230
This appliance is set up as the backup image source (initiator). Any available initiator port on a Fibre Channel HBA card can be used.
Use the following procedure to configure direct backups from a NetBackup 52xx appliance to a NetBackup 50xx using Fibre Channel.
To configure direct backups from a NetBackup 52xx appliance to a NetBackup 50xx appliance using Fibre Channel
On the NetBackup 50xx, enable Fibre Channel communication as follows:
If Fibre Channel communication is already enabled on this appliance, skip this step.
Set up the zones for the 50xx Fibre Channel ports to configure the 50xx as the target storage server.
Connect an available target port from any Fibre Channel card on the 50xx, to an available initiator port on any Fibre Channel card on the NetBackup 52xx.
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