[Veritas-bu] Remote NDMP to master (5.1) server - dedicated drive needed?
Chris.Romano at Lazard.com
Thu Mar 24 10:43:38 CST 2005
Could you describe what you mean by remote...are you in a SAN environment where
the Netapps Filer can see the tape drives through the SAN or does the Filer have
no physical access at all to the tape drives.
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24 Mar 2005 10:56 AM
--- Chris.Romano at lazard.com wrote:
> I was told by Veritas that the Netapps Filer must
> write to the tape drive I/O
> via it's own dump/restore commands and thus would
> need to have physical access
> to the tape drive. NDMP is a protocol whereby file
> inode info is sent over
> tcp/ip to the Netbackup master catalog, and the data
> is written by the NDMP
> We are in the process of setting up Netapps Filers
> and are also getting
> conflicting info (from Netapps) about whether we
> will need fiber cards in the
> Filer dedicated to the Tape Library (or Tape SAN)
> for use with NDMP
we have an emc celerra and used direct and remote with
out problems. if veritas is saying it wont work
except direct attached, the doc above is incorrect
(which i dont think is true).
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