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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

Adding an AD group to NetVault Backup Server

An AD NetVault Backup user with administrative privileges must add AD groups to the NetVault Backup Server before they can be viewed, updated, or deleted by a local NetVault Backup Administrator.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, select Groups tab, a list of existing groups added in NetVault Backup Server are displayed.
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To add an AD group to the NetVault Database, the AD user must have the Users — Administer user accounts privilege, click Add Group.
Select All Groups to see a list of all the available AD groups that you can add to NetVault Backup Server.
To search the group name,type in Enter Group Name search field partially or completely, the search results displays only matching groups. The Search Group by Name option is a default selection to add a group in NetVault Backup.
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To update membership information, click Client and media group memberships.
On the Editing User Group Memberships page, update the applicable information.
On the Editing Privilege and Quota Settings for User Group page, update the applicable information.
On the Editing Notification Profile for User Group page, update the applicable information.

Viewing a list of AD groups that exist in NetVault Backup

Any NetVault Backup administrator can list the AD groups that exist in the NetVault Database.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page select Groups tab, a list of all the groups added in NetVault Backup Server are displayed.

Modifying description of added AD group in NetVault Backup

Any NetVault Backup administrator can modify or edit the AD group description that exist in the NetVault Database.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page select Groups tab, select the applicable group to modify or edit description, and click Modify Details.

Deleting an AD group that was added to NetVault Backup

Any NetVault Backup administrator can delete the AD groups that exist in the NetVault Database.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, select the applicable group to remove in Groups tab, and click Delete.
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