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Open-E Backup to Attached Tape Library. For more info go to: http://www.open-e.com/

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    Open-E Backup to Attached Tape Library Open-E Backup to Attached Tape Library Presentation Transcript

    • Backup to attached Tape Library using Open-E DSS V6Software Version: DSS ver. 6.00 up30Presentation updated: April 2010
    • Backup to attached Tape LibraryTO SET UP A BACKUP TO AN ATTACHED TAPE LIBRARY,PERFORM THE FOLLOWING STEPS: 1. Hardware configuration 2. Creating Volume Group, NAS Volume and snapshot 3. Configure the Backup to use with a Tape Library (NAS Shares, Pools, Backup Tasks and Schedule on Odd and Even Weeks) 4. Create the Restore from Backup www.open-e.com 2
    • Backup to attached Tape Library 1. Hardware configurationData residing on the DSS V6 is backed up fromRAID Array to the Tape Library. Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 RAID Array Volume Group (vg00) NAS volume (lv0000) Tape Library Share: Data Backup Snapshot of lv0000: snap00000 Restore Share: Restore from Backup www.open-e.com 3
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 2. Creating Volume Group, NAS Volume and Snapshot VolumeUnder the“CONFIGURATION” tab,select “volume manager” andnext Vol. Groups. Volume Groups (vg00)In the Unit manager add theselected physical units (UnitS001) to create a new volumegroup (in this case, vg00) andclick apply button. www.open-e.com 4
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 2. … Continue Volume Groups (vg00) NAS volume (lv0000)Select the appropriate volumegroup (vg00) from the list onthe left and create a new NASvolume of the required size.This logical volume lv0000 willbe the source of the localbackup.After assigning an appropriateamount of space for the NASvolume, click the apply button. www.open-e.com 5
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 2. … ContinueSnapshotTo run the local backupprocess, you must first define anew snapshot volume in theVolume manager for thevolume to be backed up.After assigning the appropriateamount of space for theSnapshot volume, click theapply button.Option:You may Create a snapshot volume andAssign it to the appropriate volume at thesame time Instead of selecting:“Just create snapshot volume”select: “Assign to volume lv0000”In such case - skip the next slide. www.open-e.com 6
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 2. … Continue NAS volume (lv0000) SnapshotAssign snap00000 to the logicalvolume to be backed up (in thisexample - lv0000) and click theapply button. www.open-e.com 7
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. Configure the Backup to be used with the Tape LibraryUnder the “CONFIGURATION”tab, select the “NAS settings”menu. Local BackupCheck to Use local backupbox. Also select, Default shareon LV as lv0000, and click theapply button.NOTE:In order to increase backup robustness, it isrecommended to place backup database onanother volume (e.g. lv0001). www.open-e.com 8
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueUnder the “CONFIGURATION”,select the “NAS resources”and Shares.Shares: DataA listing of the NAS sharedvolumes (Shares) will appearon the left pane of the DSS V6web GUI. In this example, ashared volume namedData is created on lv0000. www.open-e.com 9
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueUnder the “MAINTENANCE”,select “backup” and “Backuppools”.Backup pools: BiWeekOddIn the “Create new pool”, entera name for the pool (for odd-numbered week) and selectTape retention after. In thisexample, enter week and clickon the create button. www.open-e.com 10
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueBackup pools: BiWeekEvenAgain in the “Create newpool”, enter a name for thepool (for even-numberedweek) and select Taperetention next. In thisexample, enter week and clickon the create button. www.open-e.com 11
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … Continue Next, select three tapes In “Label new tapes” by moving them to the right side and select the Pool name. In this example BiWeekOdd (for odd- numbered weeks) and click the apply. Backup devices: Tape DriveNOTE:“With erase” option, clears each tape prior tobeing labeled.Also, make sure that no write protection is set("read-only“ switch on the tape must be cleared).“Label with barcodes” option, will generate thesame barcodes prefixes for the labeled tapes.The Label prefix box will be grayed out when thisoption is on. www.open-e.com 12
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueNext, chose the next tape set“Label new tape”, select nextthree Tapes, and chooseBiWeekEven pool (for even-numbered weeks) and click theapply.Backup devices: Tape Drive www.open-e.com 13
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueRefresh Backup device tapes,the new Backup device tapes willappear (all the tapes for the oddand even-numbered weeks). www.open-e.com 14
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueNext ,select Backup tasks. Inthe “Create new backup task”enter a name for the backuptasks and select the Logicalvolume. In this examplechoose lv0000.Next, select the shares tobackup. (Move the selectedshares area by clickingbutton). Also, Select theSnapshot and Store on pool.(in this example, snap0000 andBiWeekOdd for odd-numberedweeks). Select the backupLevel (incremental) and clickapply. www.open-e.com 15
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueBackup tasks:BackupTaskEvenNow let’s create a task for Evenweeks. “Create new backuptask”. Enter a name(BackupTaskEven) for thebackup tasks and select theLogical volume (lv0000).Select the share (Move theData share to the Assignedshares area by clickingbutton). Select the Snapshotvolume (snap0000) and selectStore on pool (BiWeekEven) .Next select the backup Level(incremental) and click apply. www.open-e.com 16
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueRefresh and the 2 news Backuptasks will appear. Next, clickBackupTaskEven, in theBackup tasks on the left pane.Backup tasks:BackupTaskEvenTo “Create new schedule forbackup”, enter a Commentthat reflects the new scheduleand then Select time (Weekly,Saturday, 10 pm, Every evenweek) click apply. www.open-e.com 17
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueNext, click BackupTaskOdd, inthe Backup tasks pane.Backup tasks: BackupTaskOdd“Create new schedule forbackup”, enter a Comment forthe new schedule and Selecttime (Weekly, Saturday,10 pm ,Every odd ). Click apply. www.open-e.com 18
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueSelect in the Backuptasks, to see the backup tasksstatus.Backup tasks:BackupTaskEven www.open-e.com 19
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueThe Backup tasks shows thestatus (backup task running onSaturday,10 pm, even weeks).Backup tasks:BackupTaskEven www.open-e.com 20
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueUnder the “STATUS”, select“tasks” and Backup.Backup tasks: BackupTaskOddIn the “Running tasks” displayDetailed information on thecurrent Backup task. www.open-e.com 21
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 3. … ContinueOnce the backup is completed,all data from "Data" share arebackedup to the Tape:“AHG156” Indicates that 3.80Gb of 400Gb has been used.Backup device: Tape Drive The configuration of Backup is now complete. www.open-e.com 22
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 4. Create a Restore from the BackupTo Restore from backup, firstcreate a share dedicated torestore, select in“CONFIGURATION”, “NASresources” menu and clickShares. Shares: Restore from BackupIn this example, a sharedvolume named “Restore fromBackup” has been created onlv0000. www.open-e.com 23
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 4. … Continue Next under the “MAINTENANCE select restore”.Restore task: RestoreTask In the “Create new restore task”, check the box BackupTaskEven. Enter a name for the Restore tasks name (e.g. RestoreTask), and select the destination share in the Restore to field. In this example, choose “Restore from Backup” share. Next, click apply.NOTE:To start the restore task immediately,Select ”run immediate aftercreate” option. www.open-e.com 24
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 4. … ContinueSelect “RestoreTask” on theleft pane to display detailedinformation about the restoretaskRestore task: RestoreTask“Restore task” – shows specificinformation about the selectedtask (RestoreTask) www.open-e.com 25
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 4. … ContinueUnder the “STATUS”, „tasks”shows all running tasksincluding Restore Task(Restore from backup).Restore tasks: RestoreTask“Runnings tasks” displaysdetailed information on thecurrent Restore from backup Under the “CONFIGURATION”, selecttask. the “NAS resources” and Shares. www.open-e.com 26
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 4. … ContinueRestoreTask detailedinformationRestore task: RestoreTask www.open-e.com 27
    • Backup to attached Tape Library Data Server (DSS) IP Address: 192.168.0.220 4. … ContinueOnce Restore task is completedall data from the “Data” sharewill be available on the“Restore from Backup” share.Share: Restore from BackupThe configuration of the Restorefrom Backup is now complete. www.open-e.com 28
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