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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

Configuring license expiration warning period

By default, the NetVault Backup WebUI shows the license expiration message seven days before the product expiration date. The dialog box is displayed when you log on to the NetVault Backup WebUI.

To configure default settings for a NetVault Backup Client, click Client Settings. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next.
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Under System and Security, click General. In the General dialog box, configure the following setting:
License expiry warning threshold: Specify how many days in advance NetVault Backup notifies you about the license expiration. The message is displayed every time you log on to the WebUI. The default period is seven days.
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Click Apply to apply the new settings and close the dialog box.

Configuring security settings

This section includes the following topics:

Disabling password protection for a client

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Click Client Settings. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next.
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Under System and Security, click Security. In the Security dialog box, configure the following setting:
Disable Security: To add or access a client without using its NetVault Backup password, select this check box.
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Click Apply to apply the new settings and close the dialog box.

Changing NetVault Backup password

To configure default settings for a NetVault Backup Client, click Client Settings. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next.
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Under System and Security, click Security. In the Security dialog box, configure the following settings.

Master Password

Specify a password for the NetVault Backup machine.

The password can contain a maximum of 100 characters. It cannot contain the following characters:

\ and spaces.

The NetVault Backup password is used to add and access the clients. For more information about NetVault Backup passwords, see the Quest NetVault Backup Installation Guide.

Confirm Password

Type the NetVault Backup password again for confirmation.

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Click Apply to apply the new settings and close the dialog box.
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