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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

Managing a Quest DR Series system, QoreStor, or Data Domain system

Use the following guidelines to manage an appliance or software-defined storage device.

Device is online and can be managed.

Device is in maintenance mode and cannot be managed.

Device is offline and cannot be managed.

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On the Manage Devices page, click the Manage Device icon for the device that you want to manage.
The name of the page that appears depends on the type of device that you select. For example, if you select a Quest DR Series system, the Quest DR Device page appears; if you select a QoreStor, the Quest QoreStor Device page appears.

Viewing device details

On the <type> Device page, you can view the following information in the collapsible and expandable Storage Utilization section:

Device Machine: Machine name of the device.
Device User: User name of the device.
Device OS Version: Device operation system version number.
Total Capacity: Total storage capacity of the device.
Used Space: The total disk space used by the storage device.
Available Space: The total disk space available on the storage device.
API Version: API version number of the RDA library.
Cleaner Status: The cleaning status of the device. It can be one of the following:
Done: The cleaning of device is complete.
Pending: The cleaning of device is pending.
Running: The cleaning of device is in progress.
Idle: The cleaning of device is not started.
Cleaner Statistics: To view the cleaner statistics, click Viewing cleaner statistics.

Viewing cleaner statistics

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On the <type> Device page, click View Cleaner Statistics.
On the Cleaner Statistics page, you can view the current and previous run statistics. The following information is displayed: File Processed, Bytes Processed, Bytes Reclaimed, Completion Time, Start Time, and End Time.

Starting or stopping cleaner

You can start the cleaning process only when the Cleaner Status of the device is Pending or Done and stop the cleaning process only when the Cleaner Status of the device is Running.

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On the <type> Device page, click Start Cleaner.
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In the Start Cleaner dialog box, click Start Cleaner.
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On the <type> Device page, click Stop Cleaner.
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In the Stop Cleaner dialog box, click Stop Cleaner.

The Cleaner Status of the device is updated accordingly.

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