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Level 4
Hello All, A simple doubt how many media servers can a master server supports? On unix as well as Windows platforms.

Level 6
NetBackup 6.5 Backup Planning and Performance Tuning Guide


In this table, a processor is defined as a state-of-the-art CPU. An example is a 3GHz processor for an x86 system, or the equivalent on a RISC platform such as Sun SPARC.

Table 1-5 Number of media servers for a master server
Number of
processors Minimum RAM Maximum jobs/day Maximum media servers/master
1                         2 GB                          500                               5
2                         4 GB                         2000                          20
4                         8 GB                          5000                           50
8                       16 GB                       10000                         100

Could use this as a guide for your environment?

Not sure if Symantecs ftp server is down yet again, but I can't actually download that pdf from the link I supplied!!! :(