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NetVault 12.3 - Administration Guide for Managed Service Providers

Introduction Getting started Configuring clients Managing catalog search Configuring storage devices Backing up data Managing policies Restoring data Managing NetVault Backup dashboard Managing jobs Monitoring logs Managing storage devices
Role-based access to manage storage devices Monitoring device activity Managing disk-based storage devices in list view Managing disk-based storage devices in tree view Managing the Snapshot Array Manager Managing tape libraries in list view Managing tape libraries in tree view Managing tape drives in list view Managing tape drives in tree view Adding shared devices
Managing storage media Managing user and group accounts Managing Tenant 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 the reporting utility Configuring NetVault Backup WebUI default settings Configuring NetVault Backup to use a specific VSS provider Configuring default settings using Txtconfig
Diagnostic tracing Managing diagnostic data Using the deviceconfig utility NetVault Backup processes Environment variables Network ports used by NetVault Backup Troubleshooting

Viewing media list

The Media List option on the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page lets you view information about the media items used to store a backup. Only MSP administrator can view details about the data segments and index segments for a backup. Tenant administrator and Tenant user do not have permissions to view the details.

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On the Create Restore Job — Choose Saveset page, select the applicable saveset.
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In the Saveset Information area, click Media List.
Backup size: This area shows the total size of the saveset in number of bytes
Data segment table: This table shows information about the media items that contain the data segments. You can view the following details: media label, media group label, stream ID, starting byte number, ending byte number, and media location
Index segment table: This table shows information about the media items that contain the index segments. You can view the media label and media location.
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Click Close to close the dialog box.

Creating Source Sets for restore jobs

A Source Set is used to specify source device options. You can create Source Sets for restore jobs from the Create Restore Job page.

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Start the restore job wizard, and click Create New next to the Source Storage list.
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On the Create Restore Source Set page, click Device Selection, and configure the following settings.

Any Device

This option is selected by default. If you do not specify a device type, NetVault Backup uses any suitable device for a job.

Specify Device

To use particular devices for a job, select this option. In the associated box, clear the check marks for the devices that you do not want to use. When you remove a library, the associated drives are automatically removed.

Local Drives Only

To use only devices that are locally attached to the target client, select this check box.

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Click Save, and in the Create New Set dialog box, type a name for the set.
Click Save to save the Restore Source Set.

Creating Restore Advanced Options Sets

A Restore Advanced Options Set is used to specify restore type, pre- and post-script, and other advanced options. You can create a Restore Advance Options Set from the Create Restore Job page.

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Start the restore job wizard, and click Create New next to the Advanced Options list.
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Click Save, and in the Create New Set dialog box, type a name for the set.
Click Save to save the Restore Advanced Options Set.

Setting restore type

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On the Advanced Options page, click Restore Type, and select one of the following options.
Table 64. Restore type

Restore from selected backup

This option is selected by default. To restore data from the selected backup, leave this option selected.

Restore from latest backup

Select this option to restore data from most recent backup that was performed using a particular Backup Selection Set regardless of which saveset you use to create the restore job.

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Restore TestBackup1 using the Restore from selected backup option. This job restores the file “first.txt.”
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Restore TestBackup1 using the Restore from latest backup option. This job restores the file “last.txt.”
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Click Set to save the settings and close the dialog box.
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