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NetVault SmartDisk 11.4.5 - Installation Guide

Introducing NetVault SmartDisk Understanding NetVault SmartDisk architecture Planning your NetVault SmartDisk deployment Installing NetVault SmartDisk Licensing NetVault SmartDisk Completing the installation process Uninstalling NetVault SmartDisk Reinstalling NetVault SmartDisk Upgrading NetVault SmartDisk Troubleshooting

Prerequisites for reinstalling NetVault SmartDisk

Ensure that the following prerequisites are met before reinstalling the NetVault SmartDisk software binaries.

The original “identity.cfg” configuration file is available. This file is located in the following directory:

Reinstalling if identity.cfg is available

If the original “identity.cfg” configuration file is available, reinstall the NetVault SmartDisk software binaries by performing the following steps:

During installation, enter the original values for the following options:
For more information, see the Quest NetVault SmartDisk Administrator’s Guide.
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Replace the “identity.cfg” file with the original file.
For more information, see the Quest NetVault SmartDisk Administrator’s Guide.
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To add the new NetVault SmartDisk Instance to NetVault Backup, use the Manage Devices page in the NetVault Backup WebUI.
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On the Manage Devices page, click the corresponding Manage Device icon.
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On the RAS Device Management page, click Scan.
NOTE: For more information about the preceding substeps, see the Quest NetVault Backup Installation Guide and the Quest NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide.

Reinstalling if identity.cfg is not available

If the original “identity.cfg” configuration file is not available, reinstall the NetVault SmartDisk software binaries by performing the following steps:

During installation, enter the original values for the following options:
For more information, see the Quest NetVault SmartDisk Administrator’s Guide.
For more information, see the Quest NetVault SmartDisk Administrator’s Guide.
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To add the new NetVault SmartDisk Instance to NetVault Backup, use the Manage Devices page in the NetVault Backup WebUI.
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On the Manage Devices page, click the corresponding Manage Device icon.
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On the RAS Device Management page, click Scan.
For more information, see the Quest NetVault SmartDisk Administrator’s Guide.
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Run the NetVault Database Checker using the nvmeddbcheck list command in the NetVault Backup CLI.
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To replace the current value for the Identity field with the one displayed in the NetVault Database Checker output, edit the “identity.cfg” file.
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To add a NetVault SmartDisk Instance using the Force Add option, use the Manage Devices page in the NetVault Backup WebUI.
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On the Manage Devices page, click the corresponding Manage Device icon.
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On the RAS Device Management page, click Scan.
NOTE: For more information about the preceding substeps, see the Quest NetVault Backup Installation Guide, Quest NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide, and Quest NetVault Backup CLI Reference Guide.

Upgrading NetVault SmartDisk

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