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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

Viewing storage summary

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On the Explore Storage page, you can view the following information.

Saveset

This area shows the total backup savesets stored in disk-based and tape-storage devices.

Disk Storage

This area shows the following information:

Total data stored: Total data stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size without deduplication).
Physical space used: Total physical space used by backups stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size with deduplication).
Deduplication ratio: The ratio of size of data before deduplication to the size of data after deduplication.

Tape & VTL Storage

This area shows the following information:

Total data stored: Total data stored in physical and virtual tape media.
Individual media items: Number of media items used by the backups stored in physical and virtual tape media
Blank media items available: Number of blank media items available on the added physical and virtual tape devices.

Tape vs Disk Storage (Pie chart)

The pie chart shows the total data stored in tape- and disk-based devices.

Total data stored in disk-based backup devices.

Total data stored in physical and virtual tape media.

Tape & Disk Storage Sizes (Pie chart)

The pie chart shows the total data stored in tape-based devices, total data stored in disk-based devices, and physical space used by backups stored in disk-based devices.

Total data stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size without deduplication).

Total physical space used by backups stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size with deduplication).

Total data stored in physical and virtual tape media.

Viewing disk storage details

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On the Explore Storage page, click Explore Disk Storage.
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On the Explore Disk Storage page, you can view the repository table.
Repository Name: The name of the device, LSU, or storage container.
Type: Device type (for example, NetVault SmartDisk, Dell DR Series system, or Data Domain system).
Record Count: Number of data records stored in the device.
Saveset Count: Number of savesets stored in the device.
Space Free: Amount of space available.
Space Used: Amount of space used.
Deduplication ratio: The ratio of size of data before deduplication to the size of data after deduplication.
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On the Explore Disk Storage Repository page, you can view the following information:
Repository summary: This area shows the following information:
Repository name: The name of the device, LSU, or storage container.
Data stored: Total data stored in the device (total data size without deduplication).
Physical space used: Total physical space used by backups stored in the device (total data size with deduplication).
Space available: Free space available in device.
Deduplication ratio: The ratio of size of data before deduplication to the size of data after deduplication.
Storage data type: Pie chart showing the percentage of storage used by various plug-ins.
Saveset table: The Saveset table lists all backups stored in the repository. It shows the saveset creation date, saveset name, saveset size, job ID number, instance number, and phase number.
To filter the saveset list, click Filter Options, and set the filter criteria:
To view savesets created for a particular client, click the Client list, and select the client in the list.
To view savesets created during a particular period, click the Saveset Date list, and select one of the following options: Last 24 hours, Last Week Last Month, Last 6 Months, Last Year, or Any
The Explore Disk Storage Repository page loads a maximum of 5000 records initially. The total number of records fetched is displayed at the lower-right corner of the table.For more information, see Sorting records and customizing tables in NetVault Backup WebUI .
You can click Load more to load the next set of records, if available. Each load action fetches a maximum of 5000 records. This button is disabled if there are no more records to load.

Viewing tape storage details

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On the Explore Storage page, click Explore Tape Storage.
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On the Explore Tape Storage page, you can view the media table.
Label: Media label.
Group: Media group label.
Barcode: Media barcode.
Library: Name of the library.
Record Count: Number of data records stored in the tape.
Saveset Count: Number of savesets stored in the tape.
Space Free: Amount of free space available.
Space Used: Amount of space used.
Online: Tape is online () or offline ().
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On the Explore Tape Media Item page, you can view the following information:
Tape summary: This area shows the following information:
Barcode: Media barcode.
Label: Media label.
Group: Media group label.
Library: Name of the library where the tape resides.
Offsite Location: Off-site location, if specified.
Media Type: Disk file (virtual tape) or physical tape.
Data Stored: Total data stored in the tape.
Space Available: Amount of free space available.
Reuse Policy: Tape can be reused or not.
Date Last Written: Date on which the last write operation was performed.
Date Last Read: Date on which the read operation was performed.
Times Reused: The number of times the tape has been reused.
Read Errors: Number of read errors.
Write Errors: Number of write errors.
Usable: Tape is usable or unusable.
Read-Only: Tape is marked read-only or not.
Media Online: Tape is online or offline.
Media Usage: Pie chart showing the amount of storage used by various savesets.
Saveset table: The Saveset table lists all backups stored in the repository. It shows the saveset creation date, saveset name, saveset size, job ID number, instance number, and phase number.

Managing tape storage media

This section includes the following topics:

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