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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

Configuring user details

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups, click Modify Details.
Table 111. User details

Identification

Under Identification, provide the following details:

User Name: This detail cannot be changed.
NOTE: Do not use the @ symbol in the User Name field.
Real Name: In Real Name, specify the actual name of the user.

Contact Information

Under Contact Information, provide the following details:

Email-1: Use this box to specify the primary email addresses for the user account.
Email-2: Use this box to specify any additional email address for the user account.
Email-3: Use this box to specify any additional email address for the user account.
Telephone: Use this box to specify the telephone number for the user account.
Cellular: Use this box to specify the mobile phone number for the user account.
Pager: Use this box to specify the pager number for the user account.
NOTE: The email ID configured in the Email-1 box is used for email notifications if you set up a notification profile for the user account. For more information, see Setting up notification profile.

Other Details

Under Other Details, provide the following details:

Workstation: Use this box to specify the workstation name.
Description: Use this box to specify the workstation description.
Location: Use this box to specify the workstation location.
Password never expires: By default, this option is selected. To apply the password policy settings for a user account, clear this option.
NOTE: You can use the Password never expires option for the user accounts, if password for the selected user does not need to expire.
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Click Apply to save the user details, and return to the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page.

Configuring memberships for a user account or user group

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, click Group Memberships.
For groups, select the Groups tab.
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On the Editing Group Memberships for User page, add or remove the client group, media group, or storage tier memberships using the following options:
To grant access to specific groups, the MSP and tenant administrator needs to select the groups in the Not a Member Of list, and click Join. The selected client groups are moved to the Member of list.
To remove a group, the MSP administrator needs to select the group in the Member of list, and click Leave.

Granting privileges and quota

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, click Privileges and Quotas.
For groups, select the Groups tab.

User Privileges

To grant or revoke user privileges, do the following:

Grant all privileges: To grant all privileges to a user account, select the User is granted ALL privileges check box.
Grant specific privileges: To grant specific privileges, select the privileges in the Denied list, and click Add. The selected privileges are moved to the Granted list.
Assign presets: To assign a predefined or user‑defined preset, select the Preset in the Privileges Presets list, and click Load. A predefined Preset can be identified by a trailing symbol in its name.
You can assign only one Preset. If you load a new Preset, the Granted list is overwritten with the new set of privileges.

Media Quota

The media quota is the storage limit that is assigned to a tenant to perform backup operation. When MSP registers a tenant, the media quota for a particular tenant is set through the Media Quota (terabytes) to create backup jobs. Hence, the Infinite and Up to options are disabled. To set Media Quota, see, Table 117.

Job Quota

The job quota is the maximum number of jobs the user can perform or create. When MSP registers a tenant, the job quota for a particular tenant is set through the Job Quota to create backup jobs. Hence, the Infinite and Up to options are disabled. To set Job Quota, see, Table 117.

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Click Apply to save the group membership information for the user, and return to the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page.

Granting add and remove permissions

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On Manage User and Group Accounts page, click Group Memberships.
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On the Editing Group Memberships for User page, in the Not a Member Of list, click Join for all client groups.
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Click Apply.
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On the Manage User and Group Accounts page, click Privileges and Quotas.
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In the Add list, select the Clients — Add/remove clients privilege.
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Click Add.
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