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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

Disabling tracing

Tracing can affect performance and generate large amounts of data on the server and client machines. After your issue is resolved, make sure that tracing is disabled on all relevant NetVault Backup machines.

In the Header pane of NetVault Backup WebUI, click Diagnostics warning, the Manage Clients page is displayed.
For the NetVault Backup Server: On the NetVault Server Settings page, under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
For the NetVault Backup Client from Change Settings: On the NetVault Server Settings page, click Clients. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
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On the Diagnostic Trace Settings page, click Disable Tracing.
Clear the Trace Status check box for the selected clients. In the Confirm Disable Trace dialog box, click Ok.
Select the client, and click Disable Tracing. In the Confirm Disable Trace dialog box, click Ok.

Deleting trace session directories

If trace files are no longer required, you can delete the session directories to remove all trace files generated during the selected sessions.

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From the NetVault Backup Server: On the NetVault Server Settings page, under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
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From a NetVault Backup Client: On the NetVault Server Settings page, click Clients. In the NetVault Backup Clients table, select the client, and click Next. Under System and Security, click Diagnostic Tracing.
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Click Delete, and in the confirmation dialog box, click OK.

 

Managing diagnostic data

About support diagnostics

Support Diagnostics provides a functionality that allows a user to collect detailed information about selected machine(s) of NetVault Backup domain. Quest Technical Support personnel use this information for debugging and troubleshooting purpose. This information is collected in a compressed file and can be downloaded on the local machine or uploaded to cloud location against corresponding Service Request (SR).

The following information is collected for the selected machine(s):

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