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Whats the best way to backup an HP SAN MSA1000

Posted on 2010-08-26
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Hi,
We purchased an HP MSA1000, is there a way to backup the disks directly from an attached tape libery without going with a server?
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No, it is not possible to take a tape backup without involving server.  I got this answer using HP's Free chat support...

Free HP Chat Support [Professional Edition]:
http://h50203.www5.hp.com/hpisweb/customer/HPInstantsupport.aspx?&cc=us&lang=en
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dandickens is correct, it doesn't support NDMP. Just do normal backups pretending it's local disks.
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