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NetVault 13.0 - 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 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 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 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 Safe Mode in NetVault

Granting add and remove permissions

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

Setting up notification profile

On Manage User Accounts and User Groups, click Notification Profile.


Select this method to send an email notification to the user when the event occurs. The user notifications are delivered to the email ID configured in the E-mail-1 box on the User Details page.

Windows Pop-up Message

Select this method to display pop-up messages to the user when the event occurs. This method is only supported on Windows-based clients. The pop-up messages are not displayed if a firewall or any other tool is configured to block such messages. The pop-up message notification method is not available in the recent versions of Windows.

Click Apply to save the user details, and return to the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page.

Setting a user policy

The user policy defines the maximum age for a user password and applies globally to all local NetVault users. It also helps you to enable secure mode for domain users.

On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, click Set User Policies.
On the Set User Policies page, provide the following information:
Select or clear the Secure Mode check box to enable or disable the secure mode. For more information see, Using Secure Mode.
Select the Passwords expire after check box, and type or select the maximum number of days a password can be used before the user is required to change it.
Select the Display Reminder check box, and specify how many days in advance users are notified to change their password. The message is displayed every time the user logs on to NetVault.
Click Apply to save the user policy.

Using Secure Mode

Secure Mode enables only the domain users having their associated group(s) already added in NetVault Server to log in or to be added in NetVault Server. The privileges and other access is managed through the groups itself, and domain users cannot be assigned privileges directly while Secure Mode is enabled. This imposes a restriction on the domain users in secure mode as their associated group(s) need to be added into NetVault Server before the user logs in or is added to NetVault. The privileges and other access are updated as per the associated groups present in NetVault Server on every login of the domain user.

Any user with Users- Administer user accounts privilege is able to enable or disable Secure Mode.
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