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NetVault Bare Metal Recovery 12.0 - User Guide for Plug-ins

Introducing NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-ins Deploying NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Using the Plug-in Offline Client
Plug-in Server: an overview Installing and removing Plug-in Server Configuring Plug-in Server for use with Plug-in Offline Client Booting a NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Client with Plug-in Offline Client Backing up data with Plug-in Offline Client Restoring data with Plug-in Offline Client
Using NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-in Live Client for Windows
Plug-in Live Client for Windows: an overview Configuring Plug-in Server for use with Plug-in Live Client for Windows Installing and removing Plug-in Live Client for Windows Backing up data with Plug-in Live Client for Windows Booting a NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Client with Plug-in Offline Client Restoring data with Plug-in Live Client for Windows
Using NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-in Live Client for Linux
Plug-in Live Client for Linux: an overview Installing and removing Plug-in Live Client for Linux Generating a DR image for use with Plug-in Live Client for Linux Creating the required bootable CD for use with Plug-in Live Client for Linux Recovering a DR image for use with Plug-in Live Client for Linux
NetVault Bare Metal Recovery physical-to-virtual (P2V) recovery Troubleshooting

Installing or upgrading Plug-in Live Client foruse with Plug-in Live Client for Windows

Install Plug-in Live Client on each NetVault Backup Heterogeneous Client from which Plug-in Live Client functionality is desired; that is, if attempting to conduct a Plug-in Live Client backup of a remote NetVault Backup Heterogeneous Client, this plug-in must be installed on that client.

Before installing the Plug-in Live Client, verify that the following requirements have been met:

The Plug-in Server must be installed on the NetVault Backup Server.
1
From the machine acting as the NetVault Backup Server, access the NetVault Configuration Wizard or Manage Clients page.
To access the NetVault Configuration Wizard page:
a
In the Navigation pane, click Guided Configuration.
b
On the NetVault Configuration Wizard page, click Install Plugins.
To access the Manage Clients page:
b
On the Manage Clients page, select the applicable client (one of the clients added in Adding Plug-in Live Clients for use with Plug-in Live Client for Windows), and click Manage.
c
On the View Client page, click the Install Plugin button ().
2
Click Choose Plug-in File, navigate to the location of the “.npk” installation file for the plug-in, for example, on the installation CD or the directory to which the file was downloaded from the website.
3
Select the file entitled “drw-x-x-x-x.npk,” where xxxx represents the version number and platform, and click Open.

Upgrading Plug-in Live Client on Windows Server 2008 and later

Removing Plug-in Live Client for Windows

2
On the Manage Clients page, select the applicable NetVault Backup Heterogeneous Client, and click Manage.
3
In the Installed Software table on the View Client page, select the applicable plug-in for removal, for example, Plug-in Live Client for Windows, and click the Remove Plugin button ().
4
In the Confirm dialog box, click Remove.

Backing up data with Plug-in Live Client for Windows

Backups of a target NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Client are broken down into a two-part process. The topics that follow illustrate all the steps used to perform both phases of the Plug-in Live Client backup process.

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