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Deploying NetBackup in the AWS Cloud

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In partnership with Amazon, Veritas has created a Bring Your Own License (BYOL) based solution to deploy a NetBackup Primary, Media, and/or CloudPoint server(s) from one simple template.  It’s never been easier to create an entire NetBackup architecture in the cloud or selected component of your backup infrastructure within minutes.

Learn More: NetBackup for AWS Deployment Guide 

6 Steps for a Successful Deployment

  1. AWS account with an active subscription, with privileges to create a new VPC and a m4.xlarge EC2 or higher instance.
  2. Valid key pair for the region in which you want to deploy NetBackup.
  3. For Cloud Recovery deployment, you may require the privileges to create an IAM role in the AWS account.
  4. Valid NetBackup license key.
  5. NetBackup Usage Insights Customer Registration key for your account
  6. Meet system and instance requirements. Refer to the compatibility lists.

With those best practices in mind, you are now ready to start your deployment of NetBackup in AWS Cloud. Watch this video to see a few simple steps how to configure your deployment:

For an in depth view on how to perform the deployment, please refer to

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HI GNeil

I have taken a backup of On-Premises Virtual machine to AWS S3 Bucket using MSDP-C method.

And my requirement is to backup of AWS Virtual machines to On- premises Netbackup Storage.

How to deploy Veritas cloud point servers deployment for both backup & recovery on both on-premises to AWS Cloud and vice versa.


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How to deploy Veritas Cloud Point Servers for both backup and recovery on both premises to the AWS cloud and vice versa.

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@nrlingam have you been successfull at the end with the AWS deployment ? I am struggling with IAM roles/permission, so that the snapshot manager is able to discover assets in its own account as well as cross account. If might like to have a chat :)

Regards, Andreas