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NetVault 12.4 - Administration Guide for Managed Service Providers

Introduction Getting started Configuring clients Managing catalog search Configuring storage devices
About storage devices SAN considerations Quest DR Series systems Quest QoreStor NetVault SmartDisk EMC Data Domain Systems Snapshot Array Manager Virtual Tape Libraries Virtual standalone drives Shared Virtual Tape Libraries Physical tape devices Storage tiers
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
Common errors Safe Mode in NetVault Backup

Canceling a deployment task

You can cancel a deployment that is in progress from the Deployment Task Status page.

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In the Navigation pane, click Deployment Task Status.

Cloning a deployment task

You can use the clone method to create a deployment task from an existing task. After the task is cloned, you can modify the installation packages, target clients, and other installation settings for the task.

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In the Navigation pane, click Deployment Task Status.

Adding clients

This section includes the following topics:

Adding a client to the NetVault Backup Server

To use a client in a backup or restore operation, you must first add the client to the NetVault Backup Server. You can use the configuration wizard to add and configure a NetVault Backup Client.

To back up the client machine added by MSP administrator, first add them to default client group.

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In the Navigation pane, click Manage Clients, and then click Add Client.
Click Next.
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If the client resides on a network that is outside the firewall, select the Client is Outside Firewall check box, and configure the firewall settings. For more information, see About firewall settings.
Click Next.

The client machine is listed on the Manage Client page. You can view the following information about the machines:

Status: Displays the status icons, which indicate whether the client is online of offline.
Client: Displays the NetVault Backup name assigned to the client.
Version: Displays the NetVault Backup version installed on the machine.
Description: Displays the client description.
Trace Status: Select or clear the check box to enable or disable tracing on the relevant NetVault Backup client machine to capture diagnostic information. For more information, see Enabling tracing and Disabling tracing.

The client is online. You can add the client to the NetVault Backup Server.

The client is online, but it is password-protected. To add the client, you require its NetVault Backup password.

The client is offline. Try adding the client later when it is online.

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