Affected NV Version: NetVault 8.0 - 8.2.2
OS Version: Windows 2003 / 2008
Plugin version: N/A
Application version: N/A
How to enable the VSS (Volume Shadow Copy) backup option and function for Windows clients.
VSS plugin installs automatically with the core package and can be enable by adding the associated .npk file within client management.
To add VSS capability;
1. From the client management screen, right click on the client you wish to enable VSS, and choose "Install Software"
2. Browse to locate the .npk file. It’s in the "$netvualt$\packages\extra" folder
3. Select vss008g.npk
4. Click Open
5. Stop and restart the NetVault service on the client.
6. Open a new Backup window -
** Please note that installing the .npk, activates VSS functionality with an evaluation period of 45 days. You will need to contact a BakBone sales representative to purchase and obtain permanent VSS keys.