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EMC Data Domain DD OS 5.

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Implementation with EMC NetWorker
Student Guide
Version: A.1
December, 2011

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Upon completionofthiscourse,youwillbeableto:
completion of this course you will be able to:
UnderstandfundamentalconceptsofDataDomainimplementationwithapplicationsoftware.
PerformDataDomainimplementationwithEMCNetWorker.Youwillbealsoabletoperform

implementationoftheDataDomainBoostoptionwithNetWorker.Inaddition,youwill
learnhowtoprepareforandperformadvancedproceduressuchasperformancetuning,
troubleshooting,andongoingimplementationofbestpractices.

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EMC Data Domain Implementation -

ThiscourseprovidesImplementationEngineerswiththeskillsnecessarytointegrateaData
This
course provides Implementation Engineers with the skills necessary to integrate a Data
Domainsystemwithcommonapplicationsoftwarefoundinbackupandrecovery
environments.
Thecourseisintendedforimplementationengineers,administrators,supportpersonnel,
andothersprovidingservicesandsupportfortheintegrationDataDomainsystems.
Tounderstandthecontentandsuccessfullycompletethiscourse,astudentmusthavea
suitableknowledgebaseandskillset.Thestudentshouldhavecompletedthefollowinge
it bl k
l d b
d kill t Th t d t h ld h
l t d th f ll i
learningcourses:
EMCDataDomainTechnologyandSystemsIntroduction
EMCDataDomainSystemAdministration
EMCDataDomainSystemInstallation
Note: ThiscourseshouldbeusedinconjunctionwithImplementationshadowing.Thestudent
This course should be used in conjunction with Implementation shadowing The student
shouldalsospendtimeonDataDomainequipmentperformingtheseprocedurestoreinforcethe
objectivesofthiselearningcourse.

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EMC Data Domain Implementation -

Thismodulecoversanumberofkeyconceptsinvolved
This
module covers a number of key concepts involved intheimplementationofEMCDataDomain
in the implementation of EMC Data Domain
systemswithapplicationsoftware.

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After completingthismodule,youwillbeableto:
completing this module you will be able to:
Describethefullrangeofimplementationscoveredinthiscourse,acrossavarietyofsoftware
products,protocols,andarchitectures
Describedataflowintheseenvironments
Describefilesystembased,orNAS,versusVTL,orSANenvironments
Describethebasicimplementationworkflow
DescribeasetofrequirementsthatapplytoallCIFSservers
DescribetheroleplayedbytheDDBoostoptioninanumberoftheseimplementations

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EMC Data Domain Implementation -

This lesson covers the topics shown


Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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Thisslidepresentsageneraloverview
This
slide presents a general overview ofimplementationarchitecturesthatcombinebackup
of implementation architectures that combine backup
softwaresolutions listeddowntheleftsideofthetable withaNAS,ornetworkattached
storageenvironment,oraSANorstorageareanetworkenvironment.Theseenvironmentsutilize
oneormoreoftheprotocolslistedalongthetop,andmightalsoincludetheDDBoostoption.
TheDataDomainsystemintegratesintoanyoftheseconfigurations,asindicatedbythe
checkmarks.Thegreencheckmarksindicatethemostcommonconfigurations.Takeamomentto
reviewbeforeproceeding.
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EMC Data Domain Implementation -

Heressabriefreviewofbasicterminologyassociatedwiththebackupenvironment.
Here
a brief review of basic terminology associated with the backup environment
Inallconfigurations,thereareclientsthatneedtobebackedup,aserverthatmanagesthese
backups,aserverthatwritestoandreadsfrombackuptargets,andthebackuptargetsthemselves.
Insomeenvironments,thebackupmanagementandread/writefunctionsareperformedona
singleserver.
Networkingconnectivity can beviaEthernetLANorFibre ChannelSAN.

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TheNetWorkerenvironmentshownhere
The
NetWorker environment shown here addstheconceptoftheNetWorkerDataZone,
adds the concept of the NetWorker Data Zone
encompassingthesenetworkeddevices.
TheNetWorkerClientsgeneratethebackupdata, whilea NetWorkerServermanagesthebackup
traffic. Specifically,theNetWorkerServersupportsthebackupandstorestrackingand
configurationinformation.
NetWorkerStorageNodeswritedatatoandreaddatafrombackuptargets.
AnotherwaytodefineaNetWorker
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singleNetWorkerserver.ThisincludesallhostswithbackupdevicescontrolledbytheNetWorker
serverandallhostswhosendtheirbackupdatatothosedevices.
NetWorkerclientsmaybebackedupbymultipleNetWorkerserversandthereforemaybelongto
multipledatazones.NetWorkerserversandstoragenodesmaybelongtoonlyonedatazone.
InlargeNetWorkerenvironments,storagenodesserveasanaggregationpointforalargenumber
ofclients.Theclientssendtheirdatatothestoragenodewithwhichtheyareassociated,andthe
f li
h li
d h i d
h
d i h hi h h
i d d h
storagenodebacksupthedatatothestorage.

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The basic flow ofdatainabackupandrecoveryenvironmentrunsasfollows.


Thebasicflow
of data in a backup and recovery environment runs as follows
The fullrangeofsystemsthatmightrequiretheirdatatobebackedupcanincludeLANclients,
WindowsandUNIXServers,databasesandVMWare servers.
Thebackuptrafficgetsroutedthroughtheserversthatwriteto storage inthisexample,aTape
Library.Inthiscase,tapesarerotatedoutofthetapelibraryandareshippedviatruckstoan
offsitelocation.Thetapesarestoredsothedatacanberecoveredincaseofadisasteratthe
primary site
primarysite.
Themetadataassociatedwiththebackupisstoredwiththebackupservermanagingthe
environment.Themetadataisinstrumentaltothebackupsystemsabilitytoquicklylocateand
restoredata.

Withtapelibrarystoragesystems,dataissometimesstoredonstagingdiskscalledthe
primarydiskpool.Itisthenmigratedtothephysicaltapelibraryorprimarytapepool.The
primary tape pool is copied and moved offsite (called the copy tape pool) As a result up to
primarytapepooliscopiedandmovedoffsite(calledthecopytapepool).Asaresult,upto
threecopiesofthedatamustbetrackedinsomesituations:theprimarydiskpool,the
primarytapepool,andthecopytapepool.

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ADataDomainsystemintegratesastheprimarystoragedestinationfordeduplicated
A
Data Domain system integrates as the primary storage destination for deduplicated and
and
compressedbackups.Inthisexample,DataDomainsystemA(DDSA)istheprimarydestinationfor
backupsattheheadquarterswhileDataDomainsystemB(DDSB)istheprimarydestinationfor
backupsattheoffsitelocation.Datacanbereplicatedfromtheheadquarterslocationtotheoffsite
locationviatheWAN,preservingacopyatadifferentlocation.TheDataDomainsystemBcan

alsoactastheprimarytargetforbackupsforclientslocatedatthesecondarysite.
ByimplementingDataDomainsystems,thetapelibraryconfigurationbecomesoptional.
Companypoliciesortheneedforregulatorycompliancebothdeterminethedegreeto
whichtapescanbeentirelyorpartiallyreplacedatasite.Somesitesmayalsochooseto
useDataDomainreplicationtopartiallyorcompletelyeliminatethetransportationof
tapesbytruckforvaulting.

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Byreplacingsomeorallofacompany
By
replacing some or all of a company'ssrelianceontapebackupswithdeduplicated
reliance on tape backups with deduplicated storageofdata
storage of data
ondisk,customerscanreducecost,complexity,andtherisksassociatedwithtape.

ThekeyadvantagesofimplementingtheDataDomainsystemare:
1. Reductionintheoverallsizeandscopeofthebackupandrecoveryinfrastructure.
2. Eliminationorreductionofthetimeandresourcesneededtocreate,transport,and
reclaimphysicaltape.
3. Reductionofthenumberofcopiesthatneedtobetracked,therebyreducingbackup
serverdatabasesizeswhileincreasingperformance.
4.

Increasedspeed of disasterrecovery.

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This lesson covers the topics shown


Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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DataDomainsystemssupporttwointegrationmethods,eitherinaNASor
Data
Domain systems support two integration methods either in a NAS or
NetworkAttachedStorageenvironment,vianetworkfilesystemmounts,
orasastandaloneVirtualTapeLibrary(VTL),inaSANorStorageArea
Networkconfiguration.
FFornetworkfilesystemaccessinaNASenvironment,thebackupsoftware
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i NAS
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t th b k
ft
addressestheDataDomainsystemvianativeNFSmountsorCIFSshares.
TheBackupsoftwareaddressestheusablespaceexactlyasitwoulda
standardfilesystemmountpointsuchasNTFS,JFS,UFS,andsoforth.
InaVTLorSANenvironment,typically,priorinvestmentshaveusually
beenintape eitherphysicalorvirtual.Administratorswhoknowhowto
manage,monitor,andconfigureSANenvironmentscanadopttheData
DomainsystemasaVirtualTapeLibrarymoreeasily.
DataDomainsystemscanruninamixedmodecapacity,providingboth
interfacemethodsconcurrentlytooneormanyservers.Thisflexibility
affordsagreatnumberofintegrationscenarios.
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InthecaseofNetWorker,administratorsalreadyusingNetWorker
In
the case of NetWorker administrators already using NetWorker
AdvancedFileTypeDevices(AFTDs)canadopttheDataDomain
systemasafilesystemwithoutsignificantinfrastructureormindset
change.TheNetWorkerAFTDsacceptconcurrentstreams,writing
themintoseparatefilesinthedirectorystructureoftheAFTD.
ForVTLimplementations,usetheNetWorkerDeviceManagerdrivers
tointerfacewiththeVTLLibrarychangerwithlittlepolicychange.

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This table shows trade-offs between the Data Domain system configured as a File System
versus a VTL. Please take a few moments to become familiar with them.

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This table continues with additional trade-offs between the Data Domain system configured
as a File System versus a VTL. Please take a few moments to become familiar with them.

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This lesson covers the topics shown


Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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Data Domain implementations all follow a similar workflow


DataDomainimplementationsallfollowasimilarworkflow.
TosuccessfullyintegratetheDataDomainsystemintoabackupenvironment, firstperformthe
basicinstallationandconfigurationtasksshowninthediagram.
Inthefirststep,makecertainthatallinstallationshaveoccurred,includinginstallationofall
applicationsoftwareasnecessarythroughouttheenvironment, andinstallation andinitial
configurationoftheDataDomainsystemforpropernetworkaccessbyclientsystemsandbackup
servers.
servers
StepstwoandthreearetypicallyperformedbyImplementationEngineers.
Inthesecondstep,configuretheDataDomainsystemwiththecorrectnetworking,and create a
backupuser.
Third,configurethebackupserverwiththenecessarycredentialsorothersettingsasnecessary,
andcreateashareontheDataDomainsystem.

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OncethecommunicationbetweenthebackupenvironmentandtheDataDomainsystemis
Once
the communication between the backup environment and the Data Domain system is
established,youadministerandoperatetheDataDomainsystemandbackupserversinorderto
validate theimplementation.ThesestepsaretypicallyperformedbyImplementationEngineers.
First,performadministrativetasks onthebackupsystemsadministrativeconsoleinordertocreate
abackupjob.
Next,yourunandmonitorthebackupjobinthebackupsystemsadministrativeconsole.
Youcanalsoperformoperationstoperformbackuprecoveryforaclientsystem.
Andfinally,youcanvalidateandanalyzethebackupswithintheDataDomainEnterpriseManager,
whereyoucanviewstatisticsandreports.

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The workflow for a VTL implementation varies with the basic steps shown here
TheworkflowforaVTLimplementationvaries,withthebasicstepsshownhere.
Inmostenvironments,FCzoningandHBAcardinstallationandconfigurationwillhave
beenpreviouslycompleted.
Steps3through5aretypicallyperformedbyimplementationengineers, andcoverconfigurationof
thedatadomainsystem,devicediscoveryandconfigurationonthebackupsystemsadministrative
console,followedbyperformanceofnormalbackupadministrationandoperation.

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This lesson covers the topics shown


Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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TheData
The
Data DomainBoostoptionisavailableforthesoftwareapplicationsandprotocolsshowninthe
Domain Boost option is available for the software applications and protocols shown in the
highlightedarea.

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What are the advantagesofimplementingtheDDBoostoption?


Whatarethe
advantages of implementing the DD Boost option?
DD Boostprovidestheadvantagesofimprovedthroughput,backupservermanagedfilereplication
andbackupserverreplicaawareness.Howisthispossibleandwhyisthisimportantinabackup,
recoveryandarchiveenvironment?

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Let'ssdiscusstheseadvantagesindetail.
Let
discuss these advantages in detail
HowdoesDDBoostimprovethroughput?
Improvedthroughputofretainingdata(backups)isaccomplishedwiththeOpenStorage
Technology(0ST)protocolandtheDataDomainDistributedSegmentProcessing(DSP).OSTwhen
comparedwithCIFSandNFSprotocolshasafasterthroughput. DistributedSegmentProcessing
offloads part of the Deduplication process to the Backup Server (if enabled) to further improve
offloadspartoftheDeduplicationprocesstotheBackupServer(ifenabled)tofurtherimprove
performance.

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Why is Backup Server managed file replication beneficial?


WhyisBackupServermanagedfilereplicationbeneficial?
WithoutDDBoost,replicationisinitiatedandmanagedbytheDataDomainsystem.TheBackup
serverisnotawareofthedatawrittenonthereplicaDataDomainsystem(B).WithDDBoost,the
Backupservercannowinitiateandmanagefilereplication.

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Why is Backup Server awareness of the replica Data Domain system beneficial?
WhyisBackupServerawarenessofthereplicaDataDomainsystembeneficial?
BecauseDDBoostallowsfortheBackupservertobeawareofthereplicaDataDomainsystem,it
candirectlyrestoreandrecoverfromthereplicaDataDomainsystem.PriortoDDBoost,the
backupservercouldnotcontrolormanagethereplicadata.Thismaderestoringthedatafroma
replicaamanualprocess.

Insummary,NetWorkerandDataDomainaresotightlywoundtogetherthroughDDBoost
In
summary NetWorker and Data Domain are so tightly wound together through DD Boost
thatadministratorsseethemasasinglesolution.WorkingentirelyfromtheNetWorker
console,administratorscancreateallbackuproutines,setupcloningtasks,anddetermine
whichpiecesofdatatosendfromsitetosite,withouttheneedtogotomultipleplacesto
seethatbackupsandreplicationhavecompletedsuccessfully. Asaresult,management
timefordataprotectionisreducedsignificantly.

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This module covered the topics shown


Thismodulecoveredthetopicsshown.

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ThismodulecoversvariousoptionsandproceduresforEMCDataDomainimplementationwith
This
module covers various options and procedures for EMC Data Domain implementation with
EMCNetWorker.

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After completion of this module you will be able to:


Aftercompletionofthismodule,youwillbeableto:

ImplementtheDataDomainsystemasafilesystemwith NetWorker

ValidateNetWorkerbackupandrecovery

ImplementDDBoostwithNetworker

ImplementtheDataDomainsystemasaVTLwith NetWorker

Implement bestpracticeswithNetWorker
best practices with NetWorker

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This lesson covers the topics shown


Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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TosuccessfullyintegratetheDataDomainsystemwiththebackupenvironment,youwillperform
To
successfully integrate the Data Domain system with the backup environment you will perform
installationandconfigurationstepsasshown.Proper installationandconfigurationare essentialfor
propercommunication.

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Allbackupapplicationsoftware
All
backup application software shouldhavepreviouslybeeninstalled.Ifnecessary,completeall
should have previously been installed If necessary complete all
installationsaccordingtothemanufacturersinstructions.

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Next,verifythattheCIFSconfigurationoftheDataDomainsystemmeetsthebasic
Next
verify that the CIFS configuration of the Data Domain system meets the basic
requirementsallowingproperaccess.Forexample,backupsystemsshouldbeabletomap
anetworkdrivetotheDataDomainsystembackupdirectory.

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The requirements are:


Therequirementsare:
TheDataDomainsystemmustuseeithertheActiveDirectoryorWorkgroup
authenticationmode.
TheDataDomainsystemmusthaveavalidCIFSuseraccountwiththefollowing
minimumpermissions:
If the account is part of a Domain or Active Directory, it must have at least, Domain
IftheaccountispartofaDomainorActiveDirectory,itmusthaveatleast,Domain
Backup
OperatorplusLocalAdministratorpermissions
Iftheaccountisinaworkgroup,itmusthaveatleast,BackupOperationgroup
permissions

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ThegoalistoaddabackupusertotheDataDomainsystem,andmapaCIFSshare.Thedetailsofbothconfigurations
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willbeusedintheadministrationofNetWorker.
Togetstarted,ontheDataDomainsystem,afterloggingintotheEnterpriseManagerassysadmin,gototheSystem
Settingstab.
ClicktheLocalUserstab.
Tocreateanewuser,clicktheCreatebuttonandaddtheuserinformation.
Forthisexercise,thebackupuserinformationis:
User:administrator
Password:abc123
Pri ilege Administrator
Privilege:Administrator
Typeandthenretypethepassword:abc123
Retypethepasswordforverification:abc123
ChooseAdminfromthePrivilegedropdownmenu.
ChoosetheAdminoption.
ClickOKtocompletetheconfiguration.
Youhaveaddedthebackupuseraccount.Takenoteofthesenewusercredentials.Theywillbeaddedtotheservices
logoncredentialsontheNetWorkerServer.
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NowyouwillmapaCIFSshareontheDataDomainsystem,tobeusedinNetWorkerbackupadministration.This
directorywillbethetargetforbackups.
Fromthetaskbaratthebottomofthescreen,selecttheB:\\ drive.
Clickinthewindow.
We'veopenedtherightclickcontextmenuforyou.
ChooseNew>Folder.
ChooseFoldertocreateanewfolder.
Namethefolderbytyping:CIFS
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i
Fromthetaskbaratthebottomofthescreen,selecttheEnterpriseManager.
AfterviewingthesysteminformationintheEnterpriseManager,gotoFileSystem>CIFS.
UndertheSharestab,clicktheCreatebutton.

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IntheCreateSharewindow,intheShareNamefield,type:
yp
CIFSshare
IntheDirectoryPathfield,type:
/data/col1/backup/CIFS
UndertheClientsection,clickthegreen+sign.
IntheClientwindow,undertheClientfield,grantaccesstoallclientsbytypinganasterisk(*)andpressingEnter.
EnsuretheMaxconnectionsissettoUnlimitedandAllowBrowsingandWritableareenabled.
ClickOK.
IntheSharestab,ensureonlyCIFSshare isselected.
ToMapanetworkdrivetoCIFSshare,fromthetaskbaratthebottomofthescreen,selecttheComputerwindow.
ChooseMapNetworkDrivefromtheToolsmenu.
ChooseMapNetworkDrive.
ChooseT:fromtheDrivemenu.
ChooseT:
IntheFolderfield,typethepathtotheCIFSshare.Forthisexercise,type:
\\\\10.127.15.52\\CIFSshare
IntheConnectAswindow,loginwiththesysadmin credentials:
username:sysadmin
password:abc123
Typethepassword(abc123).
PressEnter.
ClickFinish.
Th
ThemappedCIFSsharebackuplocationopensinitsownwindow.
d CIFS h
b k l ti
i it
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Congratulations,youhaveconfiguredtheDataDomainsystemwithabackupuserandCIFSshare.

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In a previous lab, you created a backup user on the Data Domain system with username
Inapreviouslab,youcreatedabackupuserontheDataDomainsystemwithusername
administratorandpasswordab123.ThegoalofthislabistoreconfigureServicesonthe
NetWorkerServerbyaddingtheselogoncredentialstoallowforcommunicationbetweenthe
backupserverandtheDataDomainsystem.
YouwilladdthesecredentialstothefollowingNetworkerServerservices:
NetworkerBackupandRecoverServer
NetworkerRemoteExecservice
Tobegin,clicktheStartmenu.
ClickRun,thenopentheservices.mscapplication.
Type:services.msc
thenpressEnter.
ClickOK.
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Inthelistofservices,clickNetworkerBackupandRecoverServer.
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k B k
dR
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We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseProperties.
SelecttheLogOntab.
SelectThisaccount.
EnterthecredentialsforthebackupuseryoupreviouslycreatedontheDataDomainsystem:
Username:administrator
password:abc123
Enterthepassword:abc123,thenpressEnter.

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Verifybyreenteringthepassword:abc123,thenpressEnter.
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p
,
p
ClickOK.
Thesystemwarnsyouthatyoumustrestarttheservicesforthechangestotakeeffect.ClickOK.
ClickOKagaintocompletetheconfiguration.
Inthelistofservices,clickNetworkerRemoteExecservice.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseProperties.
Select the Log On tab.
SelecttheLogOntab.
SelectThisaccount.
EnterthecredentialsforthebackupuseryoupreviouslycreatedontheDataDomainsystem:
Username:administrator
password:abc123
Enterthepassword:abc123,thenpressEnter.
Verify by reentering
Verifybyre
enteringthepassword:abc123,thenpressEnter.
the password: abc123, then press Enter.
ClickOK.
Thesystemwarnsyouthatyoumustrestarttheservicesforthechangestotakeeffect.ClickOK.
ClickOKagaintocompletetheconfiguration.
Asthemessagestated,youmustrestarttheservicesforthechangestotakeeffect.
Inthelistofservices,clickNetworkerRemoteExecservice.
We've
We
veopenedaright
opened a rightclick
clickmenuforyou.ChooseRestart.
menu for you Choose Restart
Congratulations,you'vereconfigureServicesontheNetWorkerServertoallowforproper
communicationwiththeDataDomainsystem.

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OncethecommunicationbetweenthebackupenvironmentandtheDataDomainsystemis
Once
the communication between the backup environment and the Data Domain system is
established,youwilladministerandoperatetheDataDomainsystemandbackupserversinorder
tovalidate theimplementationwiththestepsshown.

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ThegoalofthislabistoperformadministrativeandoperationaltasksintheNetWorkerAdministrative
g
p
p
ManagementConsole.
YouwillcreateanAdvanceFileTypeDevicefortheDataDomainsystem,configure,run,andvalidatea
backupjob,andperformandvalidatearestore.
BeginbylaunchingtheNetWorkerAdministrativeManagementConsolefromtheshortcutlocatedonthe
desktop.
Entertheadministratorcredentials.
username:administrator
password:abc123
Enterthepassword,abc123,thenpressEnter.
ClickOK.
ClickonDD01_win.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseAdministrationtolaunchNetWorkerAdministrator.
Createanewdevice.FirstclickDevicestoviewthetree.
Select Devices under the Devices Tree
SelectDevicesundertheDevicesTree.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseNew.
ForanAdvancedFileTypeDevice,replacethedefaultnamewiththecompletepathofthedirectoryfor
thedevice(eithertheNFSmountpointortheCIFSshare)
Inthisexample,specifytheCIFSshareyoupreviouslycreatedontheDataDomain
system:\\ddappliance1\data\col1\backup\CIFS
Thispathisthetargetforbackupsforthisdevice.
Make sure theMedia Typeissetto
MakesuretheMedia
Type is set to adv
adv_file
filethenclickOK.
then click OK.
ClickYestoCreatetheAFTD.
AfteryoucreatetheAdvanceFileTypeDevice,labelandmounttheAFTDdevice.First,youspecifythe
Volumelabel.
ClickthedeviceintheDevicespane.
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We've
We
veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.
opened a rightclick menu for you
ChooseLabel
Inthisexample,theVolumeLabelistheCIFSUNC absolutepath.
TypethepathintothefieldthenpressEnter:\\ddappliance1\data\col1\backup\CIFS
ClickOK.
Youhavejustcreated,labeledandmountedtheAFTDdevice.TwoAFTDsarecreated
automatically.Thefirstisareadwritedevice.Thesecondisareadonlydevice,whichis
assignedthe_AF_readonly suffix.
Nowyoucancreateabackupjobusingtheconfigurationwizard.
Notethatinthisenvironment,theNetWorkerServeralsoactsastheNetWorkerClient.
Cli k C fi
ClickConfigurationatthetop.
i
h
ClickClients.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.
Tolaunchthewizard,chooseClientBackupConfiguration>New.
ChooseNew.
Forsimplicitypurposes,youwillchoosemostofthedefaultsettingsexceptwhere
indicated.OnceyoubecomefamiliarwiththeDataDomainsystemandNetWorker
configurationsoptions,youcancreatepoliciesthatarespecifictotheenvironment,suchas
schedulingandgroupingofsavesetsforparticulardatatypes.
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For the Client Name enter: Servers


FortheClientName,enter:Servers
thenpressEnter.
ClickNext.
Selectafoldertobackup.Inthisexample,selecttheInstallsDirectory,thenclickNext.
ClickNext.
Acceptthedefaultshere,andclickNexttocontinue.
HereyoucreateagroupcalledServer.
SelectCreateaNewGroup.
UnderGroupName,enter:Servers
thenpressEnter.
ClickNext.
HereyouspecifytheDataDomainsystemasthetargetforthisbackupandthesourcefor
restores.
Select:Backuptothefollowingstoragenodes
y
y
TheDataDomainsystemisselectedbydefault.
Select:Recoverfromthefollowingstoragenodes
TheDataDomainsystemisselectedbydefault.
ClickNext.
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Thesummaryallowsyoutoreviewtheconfigurationsyouhavecreated.
The
summary allows you to review the configurations you have created.
ClickCreate.
ClickFinish.
NowyoucanrunandmonitortheBackupJobyoucreated.
BrowsetotheClientyouwanttobackupandstartthebackup.First,clickMonitoring.
IntheGroupspane,ClickServers.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.
Torunthebackup,clickStart.
ClickYes.
Thebackupisunderway.IntheGroupspane,clickServersagain.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.
To monitor the backup choose Show Details
Tomonitorthebackup,chooseShowDetails.
ShownhereisadetailedsummaryoftheBackupjob,includingtheclientname,thesavesets,and
thestarttime.
ClickOK.
YouhavejustsuccessfullymonitoredabackupjobwithinNetWorkerConsole.
YoucanvalidatethattheBackupjobsuccessfullycompletedbybrowsingtotheDataDomainCIFS
share and viewing the files
shareandviewingthefiles.
GotothedesktopbyclickingtheShowDesktopbuttoninthetaskbaratthebottom.
ClicktheStartbutton.

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ClickRun.
Click
Run.
Enterthepathtotheshare.
Forthisexercise,enter:
\\ddappliance1\data\col1\backup\CIFS
NoticethefileswrittentotheDataDomainsystem.Thisvalidatesthatthebackupjobwas
successful.
N
Nowyoucanrestorefilesfromabackupandvalidatethisrecovery.
t
fil f
b k
d lid t thi
Switchtothedd01_win NetWorkerAdministratorwindowbyclickingitintheWindowstaskbar
atthebottom.
ClickConfigurationatthetoptoviewthetree.
ClickClientstoviewtheconfiguredsystems.
IntheClientspane,clicktheseconddd01_winsysteminthelist.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseRecover.
dd01_winisselectedbydefaultastheSourceClient.
ClickOK.
Forthisexercise,selecttheSysAdminTools directorytorestore.
Selectoverwritetheexistingfiletoreplacethecurrentfilewiththerestorefile.
Click OK to start the restore
ClickOKtostarttherestore.
Notethatthisprocesscantakeseveralminutes.We'veshortenedthetimeframeforthisexercise.
Therecoveryisnowcomplete.Notethesummarydetailsattheendofthelog.
Congratulations,you'vesuccessfullyadministeredandoperatedNetWorkerconfiguredwithData
Domainforbackupandrecovery.
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Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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Pickingupwithsteps2and3afterthebackupsoftwarehasalreadybeeninstalled,thegoalisto
Picking
up with steps 2 and 3 after the backup software has already been installed the goal is to
establishcommunicationbetweentheDataDomainsystemandtheBackupserverinanNFS
environment.Instep2,the DataDomainsystemmustbeconfiguredfornetworkingwithNFS,and
instep3,thebackupservermustbeconfiguredforbackupswithNFSmounts.

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Here sthehighleveltasklistforconfiguringtheDataDomainsystemforNetworkconnectivityand
Heres
the high level task list for configuring the Data Domain system for Network connectivity and
enablingthebackuptransportprotocolforNFS. Takeamomenttoreviewbeforeproceedingwith
thedetailedsteps.

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ToconfiguretheDataDomainNetworkingandNFSParameters,establishanSSHsessiontothe
To
configure the Data Domain Networking and NFS Parameters establish an SSH session to the
DataDomainsystemandrunthe#config setupcommand.Thiswilllaunchtheinstallation
wizard.
ConfiguretheNetworkingParametersbasedonyourenvironment.
Note:IftheDataDomainsystemisnotonthenetwork forexample,ifitdoesnthaveanIP
address youwillhavetodirectlyconnecttotheDataDomainsystemviatheserialconsole
tomanagetheDataDomainsystem.
ConfiguretheDataDomainsystemNFSparameters.ConfiguretheBackupserverlistbytypingan
asterisk.ThisallowsforanyhostonthenetworktoconnecttotheDataDomainsystemvia
NFS.Tolockspecifichosts,replacetheasteriskwithaspecifichostnameoranIPAddress.
Next,youverifyaccesstotheDataDomainbackupandddvar directories,throughanNFS
mount.

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The goal is to create a mount on the Backup Server server and copy a test file to the Data
Domain system.
The diagram shows the high level task list flow:
a. Create mount points (directories)
b. Mount Data Domain directories on the new mount points
c. Modify /etc/fstab to mount directories at every boot
d. Create a backup directory on the NetBackup Server
Once the NFS Mount procedure is completed, create and copy the file from the Server to the
Data Domain backup directory to validate functionality.
Note: The specific commands will differ depending on the platform you are running.
running Always
refer to documentation for the specific commands for each platform.

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Thedetailedproceduresareto:first,createmountpoints,ordirectories,usingthe
The
detailed procedures are to: first create mount points or directories using the
commandsshown.Then,mountDataDomaindirectoriesonthenewmountpoints.
Examplecommandsandparametersareshown.Next,modify /etc/fstab tomount
directoriesateveryboot.FinallycreateabackupdirectoryontheNetBackupServer.
Note:Thespecificcommandsmightdifferdependingontheplatformyouarerunning.
Alwaysrefertodocumentationforthespecificcommandsforeachplatform.

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OncetheNFSMountprocedureiscompleted,createandcopythefilefromtheServerto
Once
the NFS Mount procedure is completed create and copy the file from the Server to
theDataDomainbackupdirectorytovalidatefunctionality.
Note:Thespecificcommandswilldifferdependingontheplatformyouarerunning.Always
refertodocumentationforthespecificcommandsforeachplatform.

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shown.

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ToimplementDDBoostinaNetworkerenvironment,dothefollowing:
To
implement DD Boost in a Networker environment do the following:
Step1:ConfigureDataDomainsystems(AandB)forDDBoost
NotethatthesestepsareconfiguredoneachoftheDataDomainsystems.
Step2:IntheNetWorkerConsole:ConfigureDataDomainsystemsasDevices forDDBoost
Thefollowingpracticesimulationwillguideyouthroughthespecificsteps.

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C i
ContinuewiththeDDBoostImplementationbyverifyingbackupandclonefunctionality.
i h h DD B
I l
i b
if i b k
d l
f
i
li
Todothis:
3.OntheNetworkerConsoleconfigureaBackupClientandBackupClone
4.Monitortheactivitiesforthebackupandthecloneoperations.
5.VerifythefilesonDataDomainsystemAandB.
y
p
6.Finally,restorefilesfromtheBackupClone.

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Inthislab,youprepareEMCNetWorkertoperformbackupstoDataDomainSystemswithDD
,y p p
p
p
y
Boost.YoushouldhavealreadyperformedprocedurestopreparethesourceandtargetData
DomainsystemsforDDBoost.
OpentheNetworkerManagementConsolewiththeadministratorusernameandpassword.
Normallythisoperationtakes2 3minutes.We'veperformedtheoperationforyou,andthe
applicationisopenasshown.
UnderServerNameinthelist,selectdd01_win(withServerTypeNetWorker).
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseLaunchApplication.
p
g
y
pp
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,selecttheDevicestabatthetop.
UndertheDevicestab,inleftpane,selectDataDomainSystems.
We'veopenedarightclickcontextmenuforyouintherightpane.SelectNewDeviceWizardto
addthesourceDataDomainsystemasadevice.
IntheDeviceConfigurationWizard,intheSelecttheDeviceTypescreen,ensureDataDomainis
selected.
Cli k N t
ClickNext.
IntheDataDomainPreconfiguration Checklistscreen,donotselectanoption.
ClickNext.
IntheConfigurationOptionsscreen,ensurethattheCreateaNewDataDomainSystemoptionis
selected.
TypeyoursourceDataDomainSystemhostname(dddev03).
In the Data Domain OST Username field type:<br />sysadmin
IntheDataDomainOSTUsernamefieldtype:<br
InDataDomainOSTPasswordfieldtype:
abc123
ClickNext.
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IntheSelectFolderstouseasDevicesscreen,inthefoldertreeontheright,select
In
the Select Folders to use as Devices screen in the folder tree on the right select
Boost_backup.
ClickNext.
IntheConfigurePoolInformationscreen,ensurethat:
ConfigureMediaPoolsfordevicesisselected
ThePoolTypeisBackup
The Pool Type is Backup
CreateanduseanewPooloptionisselected.
UnderCreateanduseanewPool,type:
dddev03boostbackup
EnsuretheLabelandMountdeviceaftercreationoptionisselected.
ClickNext.
IntheSelectStorageNodesscreen,clickNext.
IntheSNMPMonitoringOptionsscreen,deselectGatherusageinformationandReceive
SNMPtrapevents.
DeselectReceiveSNMPtrapevents.
ClickNext.
IntheReviewConfigurationSettingsscreen,reviewtheinformation.
clickConfigure.
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Thisoperationusuallytakestwominutes.We
This
operation usually takes two minutes. We've
veshortenedthedurationforyou.
shortened the duration for you.
IntheDeviceConfigurationResultsscreen,reviewtheinformation.
ClickFinish.
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,intheleftpane,clickyoursourceDataDomainSystem
(dddev03).
Reviewtheinformationintherightpane.You'vecompletedpreparationofthesourcesystemin
EMC Networker
EMCNetworker.
NowprepareEMCNetWorkertoperformabackupcloneofthetargetDataDomainsystem.Inthe
leftpane,selecttheDataDomainsystem.
Intherightpane,we'veopenedarightclickcontextmenuforyou.ChooseNewDeviceWizard.
IntheDeviceConfigurationWizard,intheSelecttheDeviceTypescreen,makesureDataDomainis
selectedandclickNext.
In the Data Domain Configuration Checklist screen do not select an option
IntheDataDomainConfigurationChecklistscreen,donotselectanoption.
ClickNext.
IntheConfigurationOptionsscreen,selectCreateaNewDataDomainSystem.
UnderCreateaNewDataDomainSystem,typeyourtargetDataDomainsystemhostname(dddev
04).
InDataDomainOSTUsernamefieldtype:<br />sysadmin
I D t D
InDataDomainOSTPasswordfieldtype:
i OST P
d fi ld t
abc123
ClickNext.

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IntheSelectFolderstouseasDevicesscreen,inthefoldertreeontheright,selectBoost_clone.
In
the Select Folders to use as Devices screen, in the folder tree on the right, select Boost clone.
ClickNext.
IntheConfigurePoolInformationscreen,ensuretheConfigureMediaPoolsfordevicesischecked,
thenunderPoolType,selectBackupClone.
UnderCreateanduseanewPool,type:
dddev04backupclone
E
EnsuretheLabelandMountdeviceaftercreationischecked.<be/><bre/>ClickNext.
th L b l d M
td i
ft
ti i h k d <b /><b /> Cli k N t
IntheSelectStorageNodesscreen,clickNext.
IntheSNMPMonitoringOptionsscreen,deselectGatherusageinformationandReceiveSNMP
trapevents.
Deselecte ReceiveSNMPtrapevents.
ClickNext.
IntheReviewConfigurationSettingsscreen,reviewtheinformation.
ClickConfigure.
IntheCheckResultsscreen,reviewtheinformation.
<br />ClickFinish.
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,intheleftpane,clickyourtargetDataDomainSystem
((dddev04).
)
Reviewtheinformationintherightpane.
Congratulations,youcompletedpreparationofthesourceandtargetDataDomainsystemsinEMC
Networker.

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InthislabyouconfigureNetWorkertoperformBackupswithDDBoost.Youshouldhavepreviously
y
g
p
p
p
y
preparedthesourceandtargetDataDomainsystemsforDDBoost.Also,youshouldhavepreparedEMC
NetWorkertoworkwiththetwoDataDomainsystems.
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,selecttheConfigurationtab.
IntheConfigurationtab,intheleftpane,selectClients.
Intherightpane,we'veopenedarightclickcontextmenuforyou.ChooseClientBackupConfiguration>
New.
IntheClientBackupConfigurationwindow,intheSpecifytheClientNamescreen,typethenameofthe
Data Domain system in Client name field For this exercise type
DataDomainsysteminClientnamefield.Forthisexercise,type:
dd01_win
ClickNext.
IntheSpecifytheBackupConfigurationTypescreen,clickNext.
IntheSpecifytheBackupOptionsscreen,ensurethatDeduplicationissettoNoneandthatCheckpoint
Enabledisdeselected.
ChoosethesourceDDBoostpoolyoucreatedearlierformtheTargetPoolmenu.
Choosedddev03Boostbackup.
ClickNext.
IntheSelectFilestoBackupscreen,inthetreeontheright,Clicktheplussign(+)toexpanddd01_win.
Uncheckdd01_win
Clicktheplussign(+)toexpandC:
SelecttheTroubleshootingfolder.
Click Next.
ClickNext.
IntheSelecttheClientPropertiesscreen,clickNext.
IntheChoosetheBackupGroupscreen,selectCreateanewgroup.
UnderCreateanewgroup,typethenameofthegroup.Forthisexercise,type:
<be/>Boostgroup
ClickNext.
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IntheSpecifytheStorageNodeOptionsscreen,clickNext.
In
the Specify the Storage Node Options screen, click Next.
IntheBackupConfigurationSummaryscreen,reviewthedetails.ClickCreate.
IntheCheckResultsscreen,clickFinish.
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,selecttheMediatab.
Intheleftpane,ensurethatMediaPoolsisselected.Intherightpane,doubleclickdddev03Boostbackup.
InthePropertieswindow,undertheDataSourcesection,selectBoostgroup,thenclickOK.
Click OK.
ClickOK.
ConfigureEMCNetWorkertoperformabackupclonetothetargetDataDomainSystem.
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,clicktheConfigurationtab.
Intheleftpane,selectClones.
We'veopenedarightclickcontextmenuforyouinIntherightpane.
ChooseNew.
In the Create Clone window ensure the General tab is selected Under the Name field type a name for the
IntheCreateClonewindow,ensuretheGeneraltabisselected.UndertheNamefield,typeanameforthe
clone.Forthisexercise,type:
Boost_Clone
FromtheWriteclonedatatopooldropdownlist,choosethetargetclonename.Forthisexercise,choose:
dddev04Backupclone
Choosedddev04Backupclone.
SelecttheSaveSetFilterstabatthetopofthewindow.
UnderSetFilters>SaveSetFilterOptions>Groupssection,selectBoostgroup.
ClickOK.
IntheConfigurationtab,inleftpaneensurethatClonesisselected.Intherightpane,reviewdetailsforthe
cloneyoucreated.
Congratulations,youconfiguredEMCNetWorkertoperformbackupswithDDBoost.
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InthislabyouperformandverifybackupstoDataDomainsystemsinaDDBoostenvironmentthatis
y p
y
p
y
configuredwithEMCNetWorker.
UndertheNetWorkerAdministration>Monitoring>Groupssection,clickBoostgroup.
We'veopenedarightclickcontextmenuforyou.ClickStart.
IntheQuestionwindow,selectYestoinitiatethebackupjob.
We'veopenedtheBoostgroup Detailswindowforyou,whichyoucanaccessbyrightclickingthegroupand
choosingDetails.
TheBoostgroup
g p Detailswindowallowsyoutomonitorthebackupjobprogress.NotethattheStatusatthe
y
pj p g
topshowsSucceeded,andthejobisat100%completion.
ClickOK.
Toreviewthelogs,intheLogsectionclickthefloatingwindowicontobreakoutandenlargethelog
window.
TheLogwindowcontinuouslyupdates,allowingyoutoreviewoperations.Afterreviewingthelogs,clickthe
docking/minimizeicontominimizethewindow.
NowyouwillperformabackupclonetothetargetDataDomainsystem.
IntheNetWorkerAdministrationwindow,undertheMonitoringtab,selecttheClonestab.
UndertheClonessection,clicktheBoost_Clone.
We'veopenedarightclickcontextmenuforyou.ClickStart.
IntheQuestionwindow,clickYestoinitiatethebackupclonejob.
UndertheClonessection,clickBoostClonetorefreshthedetails.
NotethesessiondetailsforthejobundertheAllSessionssection.
To review the logs, under the Log section, click the floating window icon to maximize the enlarge the log
Toreviewthelogs,undertheLogsection,clickthefloatingwindowicontomaximizetheenlargethelog
window.
Afterreviewingthelogs,clickthedocking/minimizeicontominimizethewindow.
VerifyspaceusageandfilesystemstatsontheDataDomainsystems.
ClickEnterpriseManagerintheWindowstaskbaratthebottomtoswitchtothebrowser.
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TheEnterpriseManagerwaspreviouslyopenedandloggedintothesourceDataDomainsystem.
The
Enterprise Manager was previously opened and logged into the source Data Domain system.
UndertheDDBoosttab,clicktheStorageUnitstab.
ReviewtheBoostBackupstorageunitdetailsforthesourcesystem,dddev03.Thisverifiesthata
backupviaDDBoostwascompleted.
ClicktheFileReplicationStatstab.
Notethestatistics.YouseenoinboundactivityforthisDataDomainsystembecauseitisthe
source for replication Note the outbound activity
sourceforreplication.Notetheoutboundactivity.
ClicktheStatisticstab.
UndertheStatisticstab,youcanfindadditionaldetails.Takeamomenttoreview.
ClickthesecondEnterpriseManagertabatthetopofthebrowser.
Onthistab,wepreviouslyloggedintoEnterpriseManagerforthetargetDataDomainsystem
(dddev04).TheStorageUnitsdetailsaredisplayed.
Cli k th Fil R li ti St t t b
ClicktheFileReplicationStatstab.
UnderFileReplicationStats,notethedetails.SincethisisthetargetDataDomainsystem,yousee
theinboundactivity.Thereisnooutboundactivity.
SwitchtotheWindowsviewoftheBoost_backup sharebyclickingitintheWindowstaskbarat
thebottomofthescreen.
NotethefilescreatedbyEMCNetWorkerduringthebackup.
S it h t th B t l
SwitchtotheBoost_clone
sharebyclickingitintheWindowstaskbaratthebottom.
h
b li ki it i th Wi d
t kb
t th b tt
NotethefilescreatedbyEMCNetWorkerduringthebackupcloneoperation.
Congratulations,youhavesuccessfullyperformedandverifiedbackupsfromEMCNetWorkerto
DataDomainsystemswithaDDBoostconfiguration.
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ThetableshowncomparestherecommendedNetWorkerparametersfortheDataDomainDevice
The
table shown compares the recommended NetWorker parameters for the Data Domain Device
TYPEusedforDDBoostconfigurationsandtheAdvancedFileTypeDeviceusedfortheNFSorCIFS
configurations.Pleasetakeafewmomentstoreviewit.

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This lessons coversthetopicsshown.


Thislessons
covers the topics shown

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To implement Data Domain as a VTL with NetWorker you perform the steps shown
ToimplementDataDomainasaVTLwithNetWorker,youperformthestepsshown.

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ThegoalofthislabistoconfiguretheVTLfeaturewithalibrary,poolsandtapes,andthencreatea
g
g
y, p
p ,
VTLgroupontheDataDomainsystem.
BeginbyexpandingtheDDNetworktreeintheleftpane,andselectingtheDataDomainsystem.
Selectthedddev04system.
UndertheDataManagementtab,clicktheVTLtabtodisplayitssettings.
ClicktheVTLServicetreetoexpandit.
FirstyouwillcreateaVTLlibrary.
ChooseLibrary>CreateundertheMoreTasksmenu.
ChooseLibrary>Create.
Givethelibraryaname.
Forthisexercise,enter:
VTLLIBRARY
IntheNumberofdrivesfield,enter:
10
IntheNumberofslotsfield,enter:
10
IntheNumberofCAPsfield,enter:
2
ClickthefieldunderChangerModelName.
We'vechangedtheChangerModelNameforyoutoRESTORERL180,whichisthecorrectname
forthisexercise.
ClickNexttoproceed.

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Thelibrarycreationiscomplete.
ClickOK.
Nowyoucancreateapool.
First,selectVaultintheVirtualTapeLibrariestreetoexpandit.
ChoosePool>CreateundertheMoreTasksmenu.
ChoosePool>Create.
GivethePoolaname.Forthisexercise,enter:
VTLPool
ClickNext.
ThePoolhasbeencreated.
ClickOK.
Nowyoucanaddtapes.
First,selectVTLPoolintheVirtualTapeLibrariestree.
Choose Tapes > Create under the More Tasks menu
ChooseTapes>CreateundertheMoreTasksmenu.
ChooseTapes>Create.
IntheNumberofTapesfield,enter:
10
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IntheStartingBarcodefield,enter:
In
the Starting Barcode field, enter:
AAAA01L2
IntheTapeCapacityfield,enter:
10
ClickNext.
Thetapeshavebeencreated.
ClickClose.
IntheVirtualTapeLibrariestree,clicktoexpandVTLService>Libraries.
ExpandVTLLIBRARY.
SelectVTLLIBRARY.
UndertheMoreTasksmenu,chooseTapes>Import
Choose Tapes > Import
ChooseTapes>Import
ChooseVTLPoolfromthePoolmenu.
ChooseVTLPool
Thetapesyoupreviouslycreatedshowupinthelist.
Selectallofthetapesbyclickingthecheckboxatthetop.
ClickNext.
ClickNext.
Thetapeshavebeensuccessfullyimported.
ClickClose.

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In the Virtual Tape Libraries tree select Tapes under VTL LIBRARY > Drives
IntheVirtualTapeLibrariestree,selectTapesunderVTLLIBRARY>Drives.
Thetapesappearcorrectlyinthelistontheright.
SelectVTLLIBRARYagain.
NowyoucancreateaVTLgroup.
Select+AccessGroupsonthelefttodisplayitsdetails.
UndertheMoreTasksmenu,chooseGroup>Create.
ChooseGroup>Create.
Givethegroupaname.Forthisexercise,enter:
VTLgroup
ClickNext.
Forthisexercise,wewillnotadddevicesatthistime.
ClickNext.
Theconfigurationsummaryisdisplayedhere.
ClickFinishtocreatethegroup.
The new group has been created
Thenewgrouphasbeencreated.
ClickOK.
Congratulations,youhavesuccessfullyconfiguredtheVTLfeaturewithalibrary,poolsand
tapes,andthencreatedaVTLgroupontheDataDomainsystem.
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ThegoalofthislabistoverifythediscoveryoftheDataDomainsystemandconfigureitas
The
goal of this lab is to verify the discovery of the Data Domain system and configure it as
aVTLontheNetWorkerServer.
AfteropeningtheNetWorkeradmininstration console,beginbyselectingLibrariesinthe
treeontheleft.
ClickintheemptypaneunderLibraries.
We've
We
veopenedaright
opened a rightclick
clickmenuforyou.ChooseScanforDevices.
menu for you. Choose Scan for Devices.
Withdd01_winselected,clickStartScan.
ThesystemisscanningtodiscovertheDataDomainconfiguration.
ClickOK.
ClicktheMonitoringbuttonatthetoptomonitortheprogressofthedevicediscovery.
Th l
Thelogshowstheprogress,anditscompletion.
h
h
di
l i
ClickDevicesbuttonatthetoptoviewthediscovereddevice.
ExpandLibrariesinthetreeonthelefttoviewtheVTLconfiguration.
ClickonthenewlibrarylistedintheLibrariespaneontheright.
We'veopenedarightclickmenuforyou.ChooseConfigureLibrary.
Makesurethecheckboxesareselected,thenclickStartConfiguration.
Congratulations,yousuccessfullyconfiguredtheDataDomainsystemasaVTLonthe
NetWorkerServer.
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This module covered the topics shown


Thismodulecoveredthetopicsshown.

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Upon completion of this module you will be able to:


Uponcompletionofthismodule,youwillbeableto:

FindResourcesonAdvancedTopics
ImplementCIFSserverBestPractices
Troubleshoot ActiveDirectorycommonissues

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Todigdeeperintothemanyfacetsofimplementationwithapplicationsoftware,clickthe
To
dig deeper into the many facets of implementation with application software click the
SupportingMaterialstabtodownloadapplicationspecific documentation.Thedocumentationis
currentasofthispublication.
Youcanalsocheckforanyrecentlyaddedorupdateddocumentationbyvisitingthe
my.datadomain.comsupportportal,orthewhitepaperlocationsattheURLsshown.

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This lesson covers the topics shown


Thislessoncoversthetopicsshown.

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Multiplexinginterleavesbackupstreams,writingalittleofsaveset1,thenalittleofsaveset2,and
Multiplexing
interleaves backup streams writing a little of save set 1 then a little of save set 2 and
soon,sothatnoneoftheclientssendingsavesetsneedtowaitfortheotherclientstofinish.
TheinterleavingofsavesetshasasignificantimpactondeduplicationefficiencywhentheData
Domaindeviceisusedasavirtualtapelibrary(VTL).Multiplexedstreamshinderthededuplication
processfromefficientlyidentifyingblocksofcommondatabecauseoftheadditionalheader
informationaddedtothedatawithparallelism.
Inordertorealizethefullbenefitofdeduplication,EMCrecommendsmultiplexingbeturnedoff
whenusingtheDataDomainapplianceasaVTLwithNetWorkerbysettingbothtargetsessions
andmaxsessionsoneachvirtualtapedrivetoavalueof1.
NotethattheuseofparallelismisnotanissueiftheDataDomainsystemisusedasaNAStargetby
creatinganAdvancedFileTypeDevice(AFTD)onCIFSorNFSsharesbecauseeachsavesetisstored
asaseparatefileregardlessofparallelismsettings.
TheolderFileTypeDevice(FTD)storessavesetsasmultiplexedhowever,andisaffected.

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ThistableshowssomeoftheBestPracticeswhenimplementingtheDataDomainsystemasafile
This
table shows some of the Best Practices when implementing the Data Domain system as a file
systemtoNetWorker.Pleasetakeafewmomentstobecomefamiliarwiththem.

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ThistableshowsadditionalBestPracticeswhenimplementingtheDataDomainsystemasafile
This
table shows additional Best Practices when implementing the Data Domain system as a file
systemtoNetWorker.Pleasetakeafewmomentstobecomefamiliarwiththem.

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This table shows some of the Best Practices when Implementing the Data Domain system as a
VTL to NetWorker.
Please take a few moments to become familiar with them.

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CertaininternalactivitiesonaDataDomainsystemcantakelongerthanthedefaultCIFStimeout
Certain
internal activities on a Data Domain system can take longer than the default CIFS timeout
onthe servers. Thiscanleadtoanerrormessageduringabackup.Toavoidaprematuretimeout,
changetheSESSTIMEOUT valuefromthedefault45secondsto3600seconds.
Todoso:

a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

OpenREGEDIT andnavigatetothepathshown.
Intheparametersfolder
addanewStringValue
SettheValuenametoSESSTIMEOUT
AndtheValuedatato3600

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With respect to CIFS performance,


performance it is necessary to tune the TCP/IP parameters on each
server. Modify the Windows Registry for the following:

Send and Receive Window

TCP Window Size

The modification parameters change slightly, depending upon whether the backup server is
Windows 2000/2003 or Windows NT.

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The specific procedure for tuning of TCP/IP parameters on Windows 2000/2003 backup
servers are shown here. Please a take a moment to review before proceeding.
Forfulldetails,downloadtheCIFSandDataDomainSystemsTechNotefromthesupporting
materials tab.

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proceeding.

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The specific procedure for tuning of TCP/IP parameters on Windows NT backup servers
are shown here. Please a take a moment to review before proceeding.
Forfulldetails,downloadtheCIFSandDataDomainSystemsTechNotefromthesupporting
materials tab.

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proceeding.

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ThereareseveralrequirementsforCIFSenvironmentsconfigured
There
are several requirements for CIFS environments configured forActiveDirectory.Forfull
for Active Directory For full
details,downloadtheCIFSandDataDomainSystemsTechNotefromthesupportingmaterials tab.
Thefollowingslidesdescribebasictroubleshootingguidelines.

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In an active directory environment the most common issues can be separated into two categories:
Inanactivedirectoryenvironment,themostcommonissuescanbeseparatedintotwocategories:
1.

JoiningtheDomain,wheretheDataDomainsystemhastroublejoiningtheActiveDirectory
domainand

2.

ClientAccess,wheretheMediaserverisunabletoaccesstheDataDomainsystemto
performabackup

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To troubleshoot Joining
Joining the Domain
Domain issues,
issues check physical and transport connectivity
between the two components, mainly TCP connectivity.
On the Data Domain system, check to make sure the time on the Data Domain system is within
5 minutes of the Active Directory Server.
Also, check to make sure that the backup user specified on the Data Domain system is a valid
user on the Active Directory Domain with at minimum Operator privileges.
The command # CIFS Troubleshooting list-users can help with narrowing down any issues.

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To troubleshoot Client
Client Access
Access issues,
issues again check physical and transport connectivity
between the two components, mainly TCP connectivity.
On the Data Domain system, check to make sure the Media server host is allowed as a
Backup Client.

Also check to make sure that there are no stale Kerberos Tickets.

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To learn about EMC Data Domain products and solutions


solutions, consult the following resources.
resources
For product information, including overviews, data and specification sheets, and white papers,
visit the link shown at EMCs website.
For product documentation, knowledge base articles, and additional white papers, visit
my.datadomain.com. This site requires a login.
To find and enroll in follow-on training covering a wide range of topics including system
i t ll ti and
installation
d maintenance,
i t
integration
i t
ti and
d implementation,
i l
t ti
administration
d i i t ti and
d
troubleshooting, visit EMC Education Services, using the link shown. Search for Data Domain to
view a complete list of offerings.

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