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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

Copying a set

You can use the clone method to create a set from an existing set. After the set is cloned, you can change the data selections or various options stored in the set.

NetVault Backup lets you clone a set when creating or modifying a job. You can also use the Edit option on the Manage Sets page to perform this task.

To clone a set when creating a job: Access the Create Backup Job or Create Restore Job page, and click the Create New button corresponding to the type of set that you want to create.
To clone a set when editing a job: Access the Edit Backup Job or Edit Restore Job page, and click the Create New button corresponding to the type of set that you want to create.
To clone a set from the Manage Sets page: In the Navigation pane, click Manage Sets. In the Set Type list, select the type of set that you want to modify. In the list of available sets, select a set, and click Edit.
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In the Choose a set to load dialog box, select the set that you want to copy, and click Load.
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Click Save. In the Edit Set dialog box, type a name, and click Save to copy the selections to a new set.

Deleting a set

If a set is no longer required, you can remove it from the NetVault Database. You cannot delete a set if it is in use by an active job or a scheduled job.

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In the Set Type list, select the type of set that you want to delete.

Managing policies

About policies

A policy can be used to submit one or more jobs that target one or more similar clients.

You can use a policy to administer backup strategies such as the following:

The following plug-ins support policy-based backups:

NetVault Backup Plug-in for Consolidation
NetVault Backup Plug-in for Databases (plug-in for backing up the NetVault Database)

You can create and submit backup policies from the Manage Policies page and monitor the policy jobs from the Job Status page.

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