[Veritas-bu] Is there a trick to restoring to a mapped NT drive?

smpt smpt1 at peppas.gr
Thu Feb 18 02:54:01 CST 2010


Hi, 
My experience is that you are right. I want to add that you have to map the
drive permanently. If the drive map does not work try the
\\servername\dharename. This is the recommended way (by veritas)


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[mailto:veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Len Boyle
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 3:18 AM
To: Donaldson, Mark; veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Is there a trick to restoring to a mapped NT
drive?

This may be a permission problem. My fuzzy memory says that we have done
this in the past. 
By default the netbackup services run under the local SYSTEM account which
has by default root access to the local file systems. But no special privs
for remote file systems. You might try to change the netbackup client
service to run under an userid that has rights over the share. Or restore to
a local file system and copy the restored data to S:



-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Donaldson,
Mark
Sent: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 6:44 PM
To: veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
Subject: [Veritas-bu] Is there a trick to restoring to a mapped NT drive?

We want to do an alternate path & alternate client restore for an NT
data set.

The data was originally on Server1 on the D: drive.  I want to restore
it to Server2 on the S: drive.  S is a mapped drive, a CIFS share from a
Netapp filer.

The restore process can't find the S: drive.

I tried to restore D:\ to S:\ and that didn't work.

I tried to restore D:\ to \\filername\sharename and that didn't work
either.

Is there a trick to this?

-M
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