Category Archives: NetBackup

When to use NetBackup Replication Director?

This week I received an email from my reader with question about difference between NetBackup Auto Image Replication (AIR) and Replication Director. I already wrote some posts about these NetBackup features: NetBackup AIR Overview? How to configure AIR using NetBackup MSDP? NetBackup Replication Director for VMware and also I described when to use Auto Image Replication (AIR). However… Read More »

Understanding the NetBackup Catalog

NetBackup Catalog is a place where information about the NetBackup configuration and backups are stored such as records of the files that have been backed up and media where those files copied. NetBackup Catalog is kept on the NetBackup master server and consists of the following components: The NetBackup configuration files such as policies, schedules - flat files.… Read More »

NetBackup version comparison

This post provides a comparison of main features of NetBackup versions 7.0-8.0. Note: Some features can be available since release updates e.g. 7.7.1 / 7.7.2 This post is based on following guides: NetBackup 7.0 - What's New and Version Comparison Matrix NetBackup 7.1 - What’s New and Version Comparison Matrix NetBackup 7.5 - What's New and Version Comparison… Read More »