2015-01-30 06:40 AM
Hi we are in the process of switching an old netapp installation with Ontap 7.3.7 to a pair of new filers with c-dot under 8.3 i guess. I have a question regarding the restore of old backups. On our old filers we are doing the backup of the cifs volume (qtrees) with emc networker 8. My question is will i be able to restore data (docs, xls, etc.) from old backups to the new c-dot cifs area ?
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2015-02-10 02:53 AM
As per page below dump/restore should work fine between 7-Mode and cDOT:
We've got info from Netapp that NDMP restore of data backed up in 7-Mode with Backup SW >should< work error free in cDOT.
I would consider following actions before upgrade to cDOT:
- make sure to use AD based auth and avoid CIFS local groups
- at first step upgrade storage system to 7-Mode 8.1.4 (,convert aggrs) and take full backup
2015-02-10 05:07 AM
just spoken with collegue: backup of CIFS data taken in 7-mode (dot 8.1.2) was successfully restored over NDMP (node scope configuration as Networker does not support CAB NDMP extention yet) with NW 220.127.116.11 in cDOT (8.2.2p2).
2015-02-10 10:07 AM
thanks for you reply. Meanwhile we did test with Ontap Simulator 8.3 and i can confirm that ndmp restores from our old environment are working. The only issue we have right now is that the ACL´s don´t get restored somehow, but the data itself is ok.
2016-11-04 10:57 AM
We successfully restored from 7-mode vol backups to cDOT vol using Networker 18.104.22.168. 7-mode was 8.2p6 and new cDOT cluster is 8.3.2p4.
Had to use networker cli though but so far all is successful:
"C:\Users\backupuser>nsrndmp_recover -s <networker_server> -c <netapp_7-mode_controller> -S <networker_SSID> -v off -m <netapp_cDOT_svm_name>::/<netapp_cDOT _svm_name>/<volume_name>/<folder> /vol/<netapp_7-mode_volume_name>/<folder>
syntax is nsrnbmp_recover -s BACKUPSERVER -c NETAPP7-MODECONTROLLER -S NETWORKERSSID -v off -m NETAPPCDOTSVM::/NETAPPCDOTSVM/NETAPPCDOTVOLUME/FOLDER /vol/NETAPP7-MODEVOLUME/FOLDER
where -c is the old netapp controller running 7-mode."