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Thanks for the article.
In the implementation of Symantec Netbackup in 2 sites ( less than 1KM)
We are running into issues with in the Virtualization - VMWARE - Backups of VMs
I have many LUNS presented to the VMWARE production
Using the Windows host: As per the Symantec tech support, we have to present those LUNS to the Media Server - which is very risky even if the set the Group Policy for SAN LUNS as recommended by Ahmed Atef Khalil http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/netbackup-vmware-backup-over-san
Now I read your post, that we can have SLES do the same job avoiding the risks.
I need more information/Documentation about using SLES that I can share it with our teams and that can be used safely.
Please can you provide the links or the documents that are officially supported using SLES.
Basheer A. Ahmed
I don't understand what is 'risky' about presenting luns to Windows media server?
As long as you perform this step under 'Critical Note' in the article you are referring to, I cannot see what is 'risky' :
Before the Zone with the Data Store is made make sure that automount is disabled and Scrubed on your media server
This can be done using diskpart then (automount disable) , (automount scrub)
Support for SLES and RHEL backup hosts is documented in Statement of Support for NetBackup 7.x in a Virtual Environment: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH127089
See: Supported platforms for the VMware backup host and backup media server