Category Archives: Microsoft

Veritas NetBackup 7.7 features: What is and how to use SQL Intelligent Policy (SIP)?

By | August 24, 2015

NetBackup 7.7 is already out and it's time to share some details of new features. In this post we discuss the following topics: What is SQL Intelligent Policy? How to configure/use this kind of policy? Current limitations of SQL Intelligent Policy. NetBackup SQL Intelligent Policy Overview Up to NetBackup 7.6.x, the backup admins have to create SQL batch… Read More »

How to restore Microsoft SQL databases using NetBackup?

By | August 24, 2015

In the previous post here I showed how to use NetBackup to backup/protect Microsoft SQL databases. This post covers restoration of SQL databases. There are two main possibilities: Restore a database at its original location. Restore a database to an alternative location. Restoring database - original location To restore a database at its original location please follow the… Read More »

How to configure a NetBackup policy to protect Microsoft SQL databases?

By | August 24, 2015

This post covers configuring NetBackup policy to backup/protect all databases on Microsoft SQL Server host. The configuration can be divided for two parts: Create a sql backup batch file on source (Microsoft SQL Server host). Create a NetBackup policy on Master Server. Before showing how to do above parts, let's discuss some basic terminology used in this post:… Read More »