Master Server: 220.127.116.11
Existing Media Server: 18.104.22.168 (Windows 2008 R2)
New Media Server (VMware backup host): 22.214.171.124 (Windows 2008 R2)
Exchange 2010 Server: Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine.
Currently I have GRT backups running to a BasicDisk storage unit. Images are destaged to tape at regular intervals.
Planning to add another media server which will act as VMware backup host.
From what I have read if I cut the backups over to the new media server (VMware backup host) I will still need the following to a complete a GRT backup of Exchange 2010
1. Standard client installed in the VM running Exchange.
2. NFS configuration on the media server.
3. BasicDisk storage unit.
Am I correct?
I read the NetBackup Exchange and VMware guides and normally I build a test environment just to make sure I have everything setup correctly but time is against me at the moment.
For some or other reason your post only showed up in the forum recently....
Hope you managed to configure this successfully by now?
As far as I can see, your assumptions are correct.
Just take note that most types of disk storage are supported for GRT - Basic, Advanced, MSDP and even some OST's.