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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

Plug-in Live Client for Windows and for Linux with Linux-based NetVault Backup Server deployment

This scenario is deployed when you want to perform online or hot backups of both Linux and Windows Clients and you have deployed a Linux-based NetVault Backup Server.

The Plug-in Live Client for Linux, Windows-based Server Component is installed on the Windows-based NetVault Backup Server. The Plug-in Live Client for Linux, Linux-based Client Component is installed on each Linux Client that you want to protect with online or hot backups.

Also, the Plug-in Server for Linux component is installed on the Linux-based NetVault Backup Server and the Plug-in Live Client for Windows is installed on each Windows Client that you want to protect with online or hot backups.

In this scenario, Plug-in Offline Client is used to perform the recovery of the Windows Clients.

For more information, see Using NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-in Live Client for Windows and Using NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-in Live Client for Linux.

Plug-in Live Client for Windows and for Linux with Windows-based NetVault Backup Server deployment

This scenario is deployed when you want to perform online or hot backups of both Linux and Windows Clients and you have deployed a Windows-based NetVault Backup Server.

The Plug-in Live Client for Linux, Windows-based Server Component is installed on the Windows-based NetVault Backup Server and the Plug-in Live Client for Linux, Linux-based Client Component is installed on each Linux Client that you want to protect with online or hot backups.

Also, the Plug-in Server for Windows component is installed on the Windows-based NetVault Backup Server, and the Plug-in Live Client for Windows is installed on each Windows Client that you want to protect with online or hot backups.

In this scenario, Plug-in Offline Client is used to perform the recovery of the Windows Clients.

For more information, see Using NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-in Live Client for Windows and Using NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Plug-in Live Client for Linux.

Using the Plug-in Offline Client

Plug-in Server: an overview

The Plug-in Server resides on the NetVault Backup Server and enables backup and recovery of a target client’s data by using the Plug-in Offline Client. The processes required to set up and use the Plug-in Server must be followed in a specific order. The following list outlines how to establish a Plug-in Server environment.

Installation: Install the Plug-in Server on the NetVault Backup Server.
Configuration: Configure the Plug-in Server.
Backup: Perform an offline backup of the desired NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Client machine.
Restore: Perform an offline restore to the target NetVault Bare Metal Recovery Client.
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