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Sammy1233's avatar
Level 4
13 years ago

VTL licensing for openStorage EMC appliance

Hi all,   I would like to know what licensing that required enabling netbackup open storage feature for EMC VTL? The configure disk storage wizard is grayed out. Netbackup enterprise ...
  • teiva-boy's avatar
    13 years ago

    As mentioned, Enterprise DIsk will give you access to write to a VTL device, a dedupe appliance, or device that performs replication.  Bascially anything more advanced than a JBOD needs Enterprise disk licensed.

    Backing up to an internal disk or JBOD is included in the default NBU licensing.  

    If your VTL does dedupe, you still only need the Enterprise disk license.  You wouldn't have to buy any "dedupe licenses."