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Solaris tape device files and utilities

There are a number of utilities and files that come into play with tape drives in Solaris, and it is helpful to know how all the pieces fit together.

EMC NetWorker 9.2.1 hotfixes

9.2.1 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

EMC NetWorker 9.1 hotfixes

9.1 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

NetWorker Index Hints

There's a few common questions we get asked from time to time about NetWorker indices. Here are the answers to some FAQs

EMC NetWorker 9.2 hotfixes

9.2 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

EMC NetWorker 9.0 hotfixes

9.0 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

NetWorker Backup Terminology

To understand the backup process, you need to understand these backup terms associated with the NetWorker product.

Core NetWorker daemons

There are one or more NetWorker daemons to support each of the three NetWorker host functions

NetWorker Control Data

NetWorker control data is the collection of NetWorker configuration information and the backup tracking information stored on the NetWorker server

Changes to NetWorker Log Files

A number of changes have been made to log files in NetWorker release 7.4 to better accomodate internationalised message logging.

NetWorker probe based backups

The processing of probe based backups occurs through a probe based backup group instead of the regular scheduled backup.

DD Boost with EMC Avamar

Backup data is sent directly from the client to the Data Domain system using DDBoost technology to provide faster backup and recovery.

DD Boost with EMC NetWorker

Data Domain Boost software provides integration between Data Domain storage systems and NetWorker software.

CloudBoost System Requirements

This article lists the system requirements for running CloudBoost, giving details of supported public and private clouds and NetWorker server versions

EMC NetWorker 7.5 hotfixes

7.5 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

EMC NetWorker 7.6 hotfixes

7.6 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

EMC NetWorker 8.0 hotfixes

8.0 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

EMC NetWorker 8.1 hotfixes

8.1 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

EMC NetWorker 8.2 hotfixes

8.2 Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments.

NetWorker License Usage

All NetWorker licensing is verified at the time of the backup. If you only need to restore, no license is needed.

EMC NetWorker FastStart Demo

NetWorker Fast Start is a solution for backup and recovery, designed to simplify licensing, installation, and configuration.

MMINFO Quick Reference Guide

The mminfo command reports information about NetWorker media and save sets and can produce several different reports depending on the flags specified.

#man JOBQUERY

The jobquery command is a command-line based program used to query NetWorker server's jobs database.

Resolving NSR peer information errors

You may also see the error after the NetWorker client upgraded with the same host name which created a duplicate NSR peer information for the client.