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NetVault 11.3 - Administration Guide

Introduction Getting started Configuring clients Configuring storage devices Backing up data Managing policies Restoring data Managing jobs Monitoring logs Managing storage devices
Monitoring device activity Managing disk-based storage devices in table view Managing disk-based storage devices in tree view Managing tape libraries in table view Managing tape libraries in tree view Managing tape drives in table view Managing tape drives in tree view Adding shared devices
Managing storage media Managing user accounts Monitoring events and configuring notifications Reporting in NetVault Backup Working with client clusters Configuring default settings for NetVault Backup
About configuring default settings Configuring encryption settings Configuring plug-in options Configuring default settings for post-scripts Configuring default settings for Verify Plug-in Configuring Deployment Manager Settings Configuring Job Manager settings Configuring Logging Daemon settings Configuring Media Manager settings Configuring Network Manager settings Configuring Process Manager settings Configuring RAS device settings Configuring Schedule Manager settings Configuring Web Service settings Configuring Auditor Daemon settings Configuring firewall settings Configuring general settings Configuring security settings Synchronizing NetVault Time Configuring default settings for global notification methods Configuring the reporting utility Configuring NetVault Backup to use a specific VSS provider Configuring default settings using NetVault Configurator Configuring default settings using Txtconfig
Diagnostic tracing Using the deviceconfig utility NetVault Backup processes Environment variables Network ports used by NetVault Backup Troubleshooting

Disabling tracing

Tracing can affect performance and generate large amounts of data on the server and client machines. After your issue is resolved, make sure that tracing is disabled on all relevant NetVault Backup machines.

On the Configuration page, click Server Settings. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
On the Configuration page, click Client Settings. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
On the Configuration page, click Server Settings. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing. On the Diagnostic Trace Settings page, click Client Trace Settings, and select the clients. You can select multiple clients from this page.

Deleting trace session directories

If trace files are no longer required, you can delete the session directories to remove all trace files generated during the selected sessions.

On the Configuration page, click Server Settings. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
On the Configuration page, click Client Settings. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
On the Configuration page, click Server Settings. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing. On the Diagnostic Trace Settings page, click Client Trace Settings. Select the client, and click Browse Available Traces.
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Click Delete, and in the confirmation dialog box, click OK.

 

Using the deviceconfig utility

About deviceconfig

The deviceconfig utility is a console application that can be used to configure advanced device settings for all types of tape libraries and drives. This utility is automatically installed on the NetVault Backup Server and Client machines.

The deviceconfig utility is located in the “bin” directory under the NetVault Backup installation directory.

To use this utility, you must be logged-in with Administrator privileges on Windows and root user privileges on Linux and UNIX.

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