[Veritas-bu] Read an NDMP image with tar?
william.d.brown at gsk.com
Tue Mar 8 17:20:16 CST 2005
In the case of the Celerra you can set the format to tar, by setting the
appropriate directive, through the files tab of the policy. This is the
To enable path-based history, enter the following at the top of the list
on the NetBackup policy’s Backup Selections tab (file list):
set type = tar
Although this talks of path-based history, it does in fact tell the
Celerra to use tar format, as per the NDMP specification.
The "VERITAS NetBackup for NDMP: Supported OS and NAS Appliance
Information" document defines the settings available for each NDMP
But....try before committing to delivering a service on this...
If you really need to save money you can use the local server_archive
command to write tapes, and can schedule running that by using cron jobs
on the Celerra...but that would not help with plain old file restores, so
I can't see that being useful. The idea of paying for a Celerra and then
saving money is odd!
William D L Brown
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