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NetVault 12.4 - Administration Guide

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 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

Domain user is unable to login NetVault Backup Server if the workstation attribute is set.

Domain user is unable to login NetVault Backup Server with correct credentials.

Following log messages are displayed on Windows based NetVault Backup Server, respectively:

On domain controller, check the workstation attribute of the domain user.

Domain user is unable to login NetVault Backup Server on Debian 9.

Domain user is unable to login NetVault Backup Server on Debian 9.

NetVault Backup Server displays following error in the nvavp-*.log log file:

Domain user validation failed due to access restrictions

Even after successful authentication, authorization is denied due to Group Policy Object Settings.

Set below parameters to resolve this issue in /etc/sssd/sssd.conf configuration file:

access_provider = ad

auth_provider = ad

ad_gpo_access_control = permissive.

Adding the target machine as a client fails, after successful push installation.

Push installation succeeds on the target machine, however adding the machine as client fails with warning.

Adding a new client on the target machine fails with a warning message, after successful push installation of a remote client target machine.

While adding the machine as a client on the target machine, following warnings are displayed in task logs,

NetVault Backup Server is unable to contact NetVault Backup Client on the target machine due to firewall configurations. Configure the firewall on the target machine to add the machine as a client. For more information, see, Quest NetVault Backup Administrator’s Guide.

Unable to install, uninstall or navigate catalog search page after manually uninstalling NetVault Backup Client Host.

If catalog search is installed on NetVault Backup Client host and this client host is manually uninstalled or not accessible, you are unable to install, uninstall or navigate catalog search page.

Cannot navigate catalog search page, or it appears as catalog search is installed on the client host.

Check if catalog search is not available on the client host. If catalog search is not available, change the parameters and their values in the catalog.cfg configuration file. You can now re-install catalog search on the selected NetVault Backup Client host. For more information, see, Managing catalog search.

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Open the catalog.cfg file to edit, available in config directory.
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Save and Close the catalog.cfg file
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