Hi, I have a Windows 2k8 R2 server on which BackUp Exec is installed and the server is connected to a NetApp E-series 2600 storage array through SAS. BUE is not recognizing the storage array and I would like to perform a backup of some volumes on the storage array to other volumes on the array. I got a warning message that tells "BUE did not detect an installed H/W provider that is required for this option. Install the vendor supplied virtual disk service H/W provider to each of the storage arrays that you want to use with the BUE". I wanted to know if my storage is supported by BUE and if so, what are the workarounds to get around this issue.
Check the BE 2012 HCL on the link below. If the array is listed, it is supported.
EDIT: How are the volumes presented that you want to back up? Have you presented a volume to the media server to in order to create a B2D folder on it? Can this be seen in Windows and is the disk to be backed up too formatted?
Hi CraigV, thank you. I could not find my storage array on the HCL. But then, I came to know that I can convert the raw LUN to a file and then use BUE. I did that and BUE could see the LUN. My other question is, is there a way I can specify what drive I need to backup and what drive is my target for the backup?