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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

Sharing standalone drives

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Click Modify.
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On the Edit Device page, click Show Drives to view the NetVault Backup Server or SmartClient node to which the device is attached.
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Click the applicable drive type, and then click Open to display the available drives.
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Click the drive, and click Add Shared. This displays the drive picture, type, and details in the Selected Drives area.
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Click Save.
The drive will added and listed in the Library Configuration area on the Edit Device page. The status will change to online when the drive initialization process completes.12.4

Managing storage media

Role-based access for storage media management

Explore storage

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Manage - Tape Media

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Manage - RAS Devices

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Manage - Snapshot Array Manager

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Viewing storage summary

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On the Explore Storage page, you can view the following information.

Saveset

This area shows the total backup savesets stored in disk-based and tape-storage devices.

Disk Storage

This area shows the following information:

Total data stored: Total data stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size without deduplication).
Physical space used: Total physical space used by backups stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size with deduplication).
Deduplication ratio: The ratio of size of data before deduplication to the size of data after deduplication.

Tape & VTL Storage

This area shows the following information:

Total data stored: Total data stored in physical and virtual tape media.
Individual media items: Number of media items used by the backups stored in physical and virtual tape media
Blank media items available: Number of blank media items available on the added physical and virtual tape devices.

Tape vs Disk Storage (Pie chart)

The pie chart shows the total data stored in tape- and disk-based devices.

Total data stored in disk-based backup devices.

Total data stored in physical and virtual tape media.

Tape & Disk Storage Sizes (Pie chart)

The pie chart shows the total data stored in tape-based devices, total data stored in disk-based devices, and physical space used by backups stored in disk-based devices.

Total data stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size without deduplication).

Total physical space used by backups stored in disk-based backup devices (total data size with deduplication).

Total data stored in physical and virtual tape media.

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