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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

Setting user password

Current Password

Type the current password for the user account. Leave it blank if no password is set for the account.

New Password

Type a new password for the user account.

A password can contain alphanumeric and non-alphanumeric characters, but it cannot contain non‑Latin characters. A password can contain a maximum of 100 characters.

Confirm Password

Re-type the password for confirmation.

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Click Done to save the user details, and return to the user settings page.

Configuring user details

Identification

Under Identification, provide the following details:

User Name: In User Name, type a unique name for the user account. You can assign a name based on the user group, role, or actual name.
Real Name: In Real Name, specify the actual name of the user.

Contact Information

Under Contact Information, provide the following details:

Email-1: Use this box to specify the primary email addresses for the user account.
Email-2: Use this box to specify any additional email address for the user account.
Email-3: Use this box to specify any additional email address for the user account.
Telephone: Use this box to specify the telephone number for the user account.
Cellular: Use this box to specify the mobile phone number for the user account.
Pager: Use this box to specify the pager number for the user account.
NOTE: The email ID configured in the Email-1 box is used for email notifications if you set up a notification profile for the user account. For more information, see Setting up user notification profile.

Details

Under Other Details, provide the following details:

Workstation: Use this box to specify the workstation name.
Description: Use this box to specify the workstation description.
Location: Use this box to specify the workstation location.
Password never expires: By default, this option is selected. To apply the password policy settings for a user account, clear this option.
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Click Done to save the user details, and return to the user settings page.

Configuring client and media group memberships for a user

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On the Adding User or Editing User page, click Client and media group memberships.

Client group memberships

To add or remove the client groups, do the following:

Grant access to all client groups: To grant access to all client groups, select the User is a member of ALL client groups check box.
Grant access to specific client groups: To grant access to specific client groups, select the groups in the Not a member of list, and click Join. The selected client groups are moved to the Member of list.
Grant local access only: To allow access to a client only when the user is locally logged on to the client, select the Local access only check box. When you select this check box, the client cannot be accessed for backups from the NetVault Backup Server or a different NetVault Backup Client.

Media group memberships

To add or remove the media groups, do the following:

Grant access to all media groups: To grant access to all media groups, select the User is a member of ALL media groups check box.
Grant access to specific media groups: To grant access to specific media groups, select the media groups in the Not a member of list, and click Join. The selected media groups are moved to the Member of list.
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Click Done to save the group membership information for the user, and return to the user settings page.

Granting privileges and quota to a user account

User Privileges

To grant or revoke user privileges, do the following:

Grant all privileges: To grant all privileges to a user account, select the User is granted ALL privileges check box.
Grant specific privileges: To grant specific privileges, select the privileges in the Denied list, and click Add. The selected privileges are moved to the Granted list.
Assign presets: To assign a predefined or user‑defined preset, select the Preset in the Privileges Presets list, and click Load. A predefined Preset can be identified by a trailing symbol in its name.
You can assign only one Preset. If you load a new Preset, the Granted list is overwritten with the new set of privileges.

Media Quota

To set the media quota for a user, configure the applicable option:

Infinite: This option is selected by default. To allow access to infinite amount of media, use this option.
Up to: To set the quota limit, select this option. Type or select the amount of media that is available to the user. The usage quota is specified in terabytes.

Job Quota

To set the job quota for a user, configure the applicable option:

Infinite: This option is selected by default. To allow access to infinite number of jobs, use this option.
Up to: To set the quota limit, select this option. Type or enter the maximum number of jobs the user can perform.
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Click Done to save the group membership information for the user, and return to the user settings page.
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