Currently we are using NetBackup “bpstart” and “bpend” scripts to backup the Enterprise Vault.
Please advice on the below:
Disadvantage of using this old method of backup.
Advantages of using EV Agent to backup the Enterprise Vault.
And is there any other good method of back up the Enterprise Vault.
I think the backup is actually the same. The main difference is that the EV agent contains the remote agent and SQL agent to backup the EV server and SQL Databases. But if you already have the proper agents license I don't think it makes any difference.
You have two major advantages when using the agent:
However there are some situations where you can not backup via the agent, e.g. if your partition lays on a netapp device and you want to use snapshot or ndmp backups.