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NetVault 12.3 - Administration Guide

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
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
About user accounts About user and group privileges and presets Creating a user account Modifying a user account Deleting a user account Setting a user policy Using Secure Mode Using Presets User privileges Predefined Presets Integrating Active Directory with NetVault Backup Using Azure Active Directory as an identity provider
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 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
Common errors
NetVault Backup Service fails to start on Windows NetVault Backup Service fails to start after the machine is restarted NetVault Backup Service starts, but stops immediately on Linux Login fails after any change in the server IP address Unexpected behavior of NetVault Backup WebUI WebUI does not run in Compatibility View in Internet Explorer NetVault Backup installer fails during push installation VSS-based backup fails Modifying TCP/IP socket buffer size on Windows Restores using Data Copy savesets fail on clients running NetVault Backup 10.0.1 Restore fails on Itanium platforms if the index is larger than 2GB After upgrade, Data Copy and Consolidated backup job on Linux fails After upgrade, console error is displayed on WebUI pages Deployment task hangs on target Linux machine during push installation. Unable to add package store with hostname. Deployment task fails due to network configuration issues. Domain user is unable to login NetVault Backup Server if the workstation attribute is set. Domain user is unable to login NetVault Backup Server on Debian 9. Adding the target machine as a client fails, after successful push installation. Unable to install, uninstall or navigate catalog search page after manually uninstalling NetVault Backup Client Host. Unable to install, uninstall catalog search on client after NetVault Backup Server migration with the same or different server name External Azure AD user cannot add an external Azure AD user to NetVault Backup Server Failed to verify target Windows machine from a Linux-based NetVault Backup server
Safe Mode in NetVault Backup

Configuring client and media group memberships for a user group

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, click Client and media group memberships.
For local users, select the Users tab, and for groups, select the Groups tab.
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Add or remove the client and media groups, in Editing Group Memberships for User page.

Client group memberships

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

Grant access to 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.

Media group memberships

To add or remove the media groups, needs to perform the following:

Grant access to 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.
Grant access to all media groups: To allow a user access to all the media groups of NetVault Backup Server select the check box.
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Click Apply to save the group membership information for the user, and return to the user settings page.

Granting privileges and quota to a user account

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, click Privileges and Quotas.
For local users, select the Users tab, and for groups, select the Groups tab.

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 Apply to save the group membership information for the user, and return to the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page.

Setting up user notification profile

Setting up user notification profile
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On Manage User Accounts and User Groups, click Notification Profile.
For local users, select the Users tab, and for groups, select the Groups tab.

E-mail

Select this method to send an email notification to the user when the event occurs. The user notifications are delivered to the email ID configured in the E-mail-1 box on the User Details page.

Windows Pop-up Message

Select this method to display pop-up messages to the user when the event occurs. This method is only supported on Windows-based clients. The pop-up messages are not displayed if a firewall or any other tool is configured to block such messages. The pop-up message notification method is not available in the recent versions of Windows.

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Click Apply to save the user details, and return to the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page.

Modifying a user account

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, select the user account, and click Modify Details.
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Click Apply to save the user details.
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