Offhost Backup using backup exec and Lefthand

Posted on 2010-01-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-01

We are taking snapshots of generic data (3TB) ,and what I want to do is do monthly backup of those snapshots and save it to tapes,and inmediately release the LUN where the snapshots are located.I think this solution is call offhost.My question is first of all.How do I present this LUN to backup exec,I do not see it when I try to create a Backup-to-Disk drive.

Question by:NeoGenomics
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Did you figure out a solution? Were trying to figure out how to backup form snapshots using ISCI from back up exec server.

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What I did was installed Advanced Open file agent in Backup Exec,Install the hardware provider on the server you want to take the snapshot(backup) and that's it run a job ,you will see on the job status.Creating Snapshot


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