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VERITAS NetBackup 6.

x Administration (Fundamentals I)
Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring NetBackup

Lesson Introduction
Fundamentals I  Course Introduction  Lesson 1: NetBackup Essentials  Lesson 2: Installing and Configuring NetBackup  Lesson 3: Configuring Devices  Lesson 4: Configuring Storage Units  Lesson 5: Configuring Media  Lesson 6: Configuring Policy Attributes  Lesson 7: Scheduling Policies  Lesson 8: Client Lists and Backup Selections  Lesson 9: Managing and Monitoring Backups  Lesson 10: Performing Restores  Lesson 11: Managing Media and Images  Lesson 12: Performing Catalog Backups and Restores Fundamentals II
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Lesson Topics and Objectives
Topic
Topic 1: Preinstallation Considerations

After completing this lesson, you will be able to: 
Identify the default installation paths for the NetBackup software.  Describe general considerations to be aware of before installing NetBackup.  Administer NetBackup license keys.  Install NetBackup.  Identify the tasks performed by the NetBackup installation script.  Verify the NetBackup installation.  Configure system startup/shutdown scripts.  Configure master server and media server host properties. Identify supported server upgrade paths. Troubleshoot the most common installation issues.
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Topic 2: Installing and Verifying Your NetBackup Application

Topic 3: Configuring NetBackup

Topic 4: Upgrade Considerations Topic 5: Troubleshooting NetBackup Installation Issues

Topic 1: Preinstallation Considerations
After completing this topic, you will be able to:  Identify the default installation paths for the NetBackup software.  Describe general considerations to be aware of before installing NetBackup.  Administer NetBackup license keys.

Default Installation Paths
NetBackup 
C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup  /usr/openv/netbackup  C:\Program Files\VERITAS\Volmgr  /usr/openv/volmgr  C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackupDB  /usr/openv/db

Media Manager

EMM

License Keys 

C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup\var\  /usr/openv/var  C:\Program Files\VERITAS\java  /usr/openv/java
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veritas.Installation Preparation Servers Environment Administrator Compatibility Memory and hard disk Remove old software Are devices supported? Are devices operational? Can devices communicate? Resources License Key Administrative privileges http://support.com 6 .

0 or greater 7 .Environment Requirements  UNIX: 1 GB of RAM + 256 MB of RAM for the Java administration console  Windows: 1 GB of RAM Memory Software  UNIX: gzip and gunzip  Windows: Internet Explorer 5.

Disk Space Requirements Operating System HP-UX AIX Novell Windows Linux Solaris (x86) Solaris (SPARC) MacOS NBU and Media Server 999±1100 MB 1735 MB Up to 21 MB 635±1150 MB 620±731 MB n/a 792 MB n/a NBU Client 307-354 MB 281 MB 3.12 MB + 128 MB 9±229 MB 137 MB 241 MB 10 MB 8 .

3. 9 . To size the image database: 1. Estimate the number of bytes: # of files * average length of file¶s full path name For binary catalogs. estimate 100 bytes per file. 4.Sizing the Image Database The image database is part of the NetBackup catalog. Add 10-15 MB if running debug. Allocate a single partition. Calculate the maximum number of files: # files per backup * # backup per retention period 2.

Images Catalog Sizing Example aste Se ve Images Catalog e en ail ee l ont l Q a te l etention # o a s ee s mont s ea s iles ina o mat otal iles tes ent ogs otal 10 .

Verifying Compatibility http://support.com 11 .veritas.

Compatibility Search Results 12 .

NetBackup Licensing N9ZP-DOCJ-Y3CP-KI6L-7JPC-P = n9zp-docj-y3cp-ki6l-7jpc-p Master Servers NetBackup Advanced Client Oracle (All Product License Keys) SSO Media Servers NetBackup Advanced Client Library-Based Tape Drives Feature SSO 13 .

Administering License Keys  The GUI  The License Key Utility UNIX Windows The GUI 14 .

Administering License Keys Using the GUI (UNIX) bplicense 15 .

Administering License Keys Using the License Key Utility (UNIX) /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd 16 .

Administering License Keys Using the GUI (Windows) bplicense 17 .

 Identify the tasks performed by the NetBackup installation script.  Verify the NetBackup installation.Topic 2: Installing and Verifying Your NetBackup Application After completing this topic. . you will be able to:  Install NetBackup.

Enter license keys. Insert the NBU software CD and start the installation. Insert the ICS software CD and install PBX software. 19 1 2 3 4 5 6 . Install the Media Server.The Master Server Installation Process (UNIX) Log on as root. Start processes. Install the Master Server.

Install the Media Server. Start processes. Insert the NBU software CD and start the installation. Insert the ICS software CD and install the PBX software. 20 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 . Log on as root.The Media Server Installation Process (UNIX) Install the Master Server. Install options and agents. Enter license keys.

d directory 21 1 2 3 .conf Networking Port Definitions /etc/services Automatic startup and shutdown scripts appropriate directories Networking entries /etc/inetd.conf file or /etc/xinetd.What the Installation Script Does (UNIX) Name of host /usr/openv/netbackup/bp.

Verifying the NetBackup Installation (UNIX) 22 .

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 23 . Set the NBU EMM Server host name. Enter license keys. Install the Media Server. Verify the NBU Master Server name. Insert the NBU software CD and start the installation. Install the Master Server.The Master Server Installation Process (Windows) Log on as the administrator. Select NBU Master Server.

The Media Server Installation Process (Windows) Install the Master Server. Enter license keys. 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 24 . Verify the NBU Media Server name. Set the NBU EMM Server host name. Enter the NBU Master Server name. Select NBU Media Server. Install the Media Server. Insert the NBU software CD and start the installation. Log on as the administrator.

What the Installation Script Does (Windows) Name of host Windows registry Entries C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\services Automatic startup and shutdown scripts appropriate directories 25 1 2 3 .

Verifying the NetBackup Installation (Windows) 26 .

 Configure master server and media server host properties.Topic 3: Configuring NetBackup After completing this topic. you will be able to:  Configure system startup and shutdown scripts. .

Configuring the NetBackup Environment NetBackup directories: Startup/ shutdown scripts: Environment variables: Contain customizable scripts and command-line commands Are used to start up and shut down the NetBackup and Media Manager services Are appended to the PATH variable and the MANPATH variable (UNIX) 28 .

select NetBackup Management Host Properties Master Servers. or right-click the desired machine and select Properties 2 29 .Configuring NetBackup Host Properties Step 1 Action From the NetBackup Administration Console. Double-click the desired machine.

Configuring NetBackup Host Properties (UNIX) 30 .

Master Server Global Attributes (UNIX) bpconfig See the ³Host Properties´ appendix for details on all master server host properties. 31 .

Configuring NetBackup Host Properties (Windows) 32 .

33 .Master Server Global Attributes (Windows) bpconfig See the ³Host Properties´ appendix for details on all master server host properties.

Other Configuration Tasks Configuring Storage Devices Configuring Media The ³Configuring Devices´ lesson The ³Configuring Storage Units´ lesson The ³Configuring Media´ lesson Configuring the Catalog Backup The ³Performing Catalog Backups and Restores´ lesson Creating a Backup Policy  The ³Configuring Policy Attributes´ lesson  The ³Scheduling Policies´ lesson  The ³Client Lists and Backup Selections´ lesson 34 .

you will be able to identify supported server upgrade paths.Topic 4: Upgrade Considerations After completing this topic. .

0 NBU 5.1 NBU 4.5 NBU 4.Supported Server Upgrades NBU 5.0 MP4 NBU 6.5 MP4 NBU 5.0 MP1 36 1 .0 GA NBU 5.

0 Client 6.1 Client 5.0 MP1 Client 5.1 Client 5.0 Media 6.0 and/or Media 5.1 Client 5.1 EMM 6.0 Client 5.0 37 Client 5.0 Media 6.0 Master 6.0 Master 6.0 .0 (optional) and/or Media 5.Upgrading to Mixed Version Environments Client 6.

. you will be able to troubleshoot the most common NetBackup installation issues.Topic 5: Troubleshooting NetBackup Installation Issues After completing this topic.

and the master server. clients. media servers. and all clients by name.Common Installation Issues  Ping the master server.  UNIX hosts are case-sensitive.  Ensure a match between ports and service entries on media servers. Verify that host communications are set up correctly.  Start or communicate with NBU services. Network/ Communication Issues Host Communication Setup Misspelled or Incorrect Host Names  NetBackup requires reverse name lookup. 39 .

 Read and try to answer each question.What Did You Learn?  You are about to be asked a series of questions related to the current lesson.  Click ³Answer´ at the bottom of the slide to view the correct answer. 40 .

or option B. All of the above Answer 41 . Whether the key is for a server. Whether the key is permanent or an evaluation key C. The expiration date of a temporary evaluation key D. agent. client.The license key contains information on which of the following? A.

client. agent. or option B. Next >> 42 . The expiration date of a temporary evaluation key D. Whether the key is permanent or an evaluation key C. Whether the key is for a server. All of the above The correct answer is D.The license key contains information on which of the following? A.

Global Device Database Volume Database Image Database Oracle Database Answer 43 . D. C.Which database is the largest part of the NetBackup metadata? A. B.

D. Next >> 44 . C. B. Global Device Database Volume Database Image Database Oracle Database The correct answer is C.Which database is the largest part of the NetBackup metadata? A.

After the installation is complete. Both A and B E. Check the processes tab in the Activity Monitor B. how do you check for running NetBackup processes? A. Both A and C 45 . Enter the bpps command C. Enter the bpconf command D.

Next >> 46 .After the installation is complete. Enter the bpps command C. Both A and C The correct answer is D. Enter the bpconf command D. how do you check for running NetBackup processes? A. Check the processes tab in the Activity Monitor B. Both A and B E.

D.Which properties affect all operations for all policies and clients? A. Access management Global attributes NetBackup management General server attributes Answer 47 . C. B.

Next >> 48 . Access management Global attributes NetBackup management General server attributes The correct answer is B.Which properties affect all operations for all policies and clients? A. C. D. B.

0? A. All of the above Answer 49 . No media server can be a higher NetBackup version than its master server.0. No client can be a higher NetBackup version than its media server.Which of the following guidelines applies to upgrading NetBackup to 6. B. The master server must be the first system upgraded to 6. C. D.

Next >> 50 .0? A. D. All of the above The correct answer is D.0. The master server must be the first system upgraded to 6. No media server can be a higher NetBackup version than its master server C. No client can be a higher NetBackup version than its media server B.Which of the following guidelines applies to upgrading NetBackup to 6.

and troubleshoot the most common installation issues. Volume I NetBackup 6. verify the installation. ± You know how to configure NetBackup.Lesson Summary  Key Points ± You now know how to prepare for a NetBackup installation.veritas.com 51 .x System Administrator¶s Guide.x Installation Guide NetBackup 6.x Troubleshooting Guide http://support.  Reference Materials ± ± ± ± ± NetBackup 6.x Release Notes NetBackup 6.

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