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How to backup Netapp filer using NDMP with QUANTUM i80 Tape library ?

pjariwala

How to backup Netapp filer using NDMP with QUANTUM i80 Tape library ?

2 REPLIES 2

peter_lehmann

1. Connect the library to the netapp

2. enable ndmp (and set ndmp user & password)

3. use a NDMP capable Backup Software to backup the data

List of Software:

http://www.netapp.com/us/solutions/a-z/data-protection-matrix.html

Peter

Backup a Filer with NDMP and NetBackup:

http://now.netapp.com/NOW/knowledge/docs/olio/guides/NetBackup/NetBackup_index.shtml

Backup a Filer with NDMP and NetWorker:

http://now.netapp.com/NOW/knowledge/docs/olio/guides/networker.shtml

shaunjurr

Hi,

You can get a simple setup working by following the instructions in the documentation here:

https://now.netapp.com/NOW/knowledge/docs/ontap/rel7351/html/ontap/tapebkup/frameset.html

You don't really need backup software per se, if your setup is small and you want to script it yourself, but it won't be much fun to restore.  It will, however, allow you to see if the filer sees the tape drive and if things work on a fundamental level.

You haven't mentioned much about your physical setup, so it is a little difficult to comment on much more.

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