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NetVault 13.0.1 - 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 dashboard Managing jobs Monitoring logs Managing 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 Working with client clusters Configuring default settings for NetVault
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 default settings for global notification methods Configuring the reporting utility Configuring NetVault WebUI default settings Configuring NetVault to use a specific VSS provider Configuring default settings using Txtconfig
Diagnostic tracing Managing diagnostic data Using the deviceconfig utility NetVault processes Environment variables Network ports used by NetVault Troubleshooting
Common errors
NetVault Service fails to start on Windows NetVault Service fails to start after the machine is restarted NetVault Service starts, but stops immediately on Linux Login fails after any change in the server IP address Unexpected behavior of NetVault WebUI WebUI does not run in Compatibility View in Internet Explorer NetVault installer fails during push installation VSS-based backup fails Modifying TCP/IP socket buffer size on Windows Restores using Data Copy savesets fail on clients running NetVault 10.0.1 Restore fails on Itanium platforms if the index is larger than 2GB After upgrade, Data Copy and Consolidated backup job on Linux fails After upgrade, console error is displayed on WebUI pages Deployment task hangs on target Linux machine during push installation. Unable to add package store with hostname. Deployment task fails due to network configuration issues. Domain user is unable to login NetVault Server if the workstation attribute is set. Domain user is unable to login NetVault Server on Debian 9. Adding the target machine as a client fails, after successful push installation. Unable to install, uninstall or navigate catalog search page after manually uninstalling NetVault Client Host. Unable to install, uninstall catalog search on client after NetVault Server migration with the same or different server name External Azure AD user cannot add an external Azure AD user to NetVault Server Failed to verify target Windows machine from a Linux-based NetVault Server NetVault is unable to send reports as an email attachment in PDF format on RHEL 5.x platform Restore fails on NetVault Database backup When using RDA for backups, only four streams are used at once Unable to create large VTL on Linux Browsing a folder with a large number of files times out
Safe Mode in NetVault

Configuring timeout period for saveset removal request

By default, the timeout period for saveset removal request is set to 600 seconds. When the Web Service Worker Process (nvwsworker) sends the delete request to Media Manager, it waits for 600 seconds. If the Media Manager is unable to complete the request within this period, the Web Service Worker Process times out and reports an error (“Failed to receive reply from Media Manager”). If you receive this error, change the SavesetRemoveTimeout setting in the webservice.cfg file.

Open the file webservice.cfg in a text editor. You can find this file in the config directory under the NetVault installation directory.
In the [WebService] section, configure the value for the SavesetRemoveTimeout setting:

Configuring Auditor Daemon settings

This section includes the following topics:

About Auditor Daemon

The Auditor Daemon (nvavp) tracks and controls all user activities in NetVault. This process runs on the NetVault Server. The Auditor Daemon validates each user request, and depending on the assigned privileges, allows or denies a request. Audit log messages are stored in the NetVault Database.

By default, the Auditor Daemon logs every user activity regardless of whether the request is granted or denied. It automatically deletes the log messages that are older than 31 days. You can configure the Auditor Daemon to log only failed user requests. You can also modify the default settings to change the maximum age for log messages.

You can modify the Auditor Daemon settings from the Change Settings page.

Configuring Auditor to log only failed requests

By default, the Auditor Daemon logs every user request, regardless of whether the request is granted or denied. You can configure the Auditor Daemon to log only failed user requests.

On the NetVault Server Settings page, under System and Security, click Auditing. In the Auditing dialog box, configure the following setting:
Only record failed requests in the audit trail: To log only failed user requests, select this check box.
Click Apply to apply the new settings and close the dialog box.
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