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Configuring IBM Spectrum Protect for NDMP operations in a NetApp clustered environment

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Abstract

You can back up data from a NetApp cluster to a directly attached tape device or to an IBM Spectrum Protect server. If you plan to use the procedures in the Version 7.1.4, V7.1.5, or V7.1.6 product documentation, review the following documentation updates.

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Tip: Beginning with Version 7.1.3, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is now IBM Spectrum Protect. Some applications such as the software fulfillment systems and IBM License Metric Tool use the new product name. However, the software and its product documentation continue to use the Tivoli Storage Manager product name. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see techdoc 1963634.

The following procedures are described:

Configuring full cluster backups to directly attached tape devices

To complete this task, see the product documentation for your server version:


Follow the instructions in the product documentation except for steps 5 and 6. Use the following instructions for steps 5 and 6:
    5. Determine the IP address of the NetApp cluster management interface on the NAS file server. The interface provides access to the entire cluster. On the NAS file server, issue the following Data ONTAP operating system command:

    network interface show -role cluster-mgmt

    The IP address that is shown in the command output is required when you specify the HLADDRESS parameter in step 6.

    6. Define a data mover for the Tivoli Storage Manager node that will own the backup data. On the Tivoli Storage Manager server, issue the DEFINE DATAMOVER command on one line:

    define datamover data_mover_name  type=nascluster
    hladdress=
    cluster_management_ interface  lladdress= port  
    USER=
    user_name  password= password  dataformat=netappdump

    where cluster_management _interface is the value that you obtained in step 5 and data_mover_name is the node name that you registered in step 4. For information about specifying the other parameters, see DEFINE DATAMOVER (Define a data mover).

Configuring full cluster backups to a server

To complete this task, see the product documentation for your server version:
Follow the instructions in the product documentation except for steps 5 and 6. Use the following instructions for steps 5 and 6:
    5. Determine the numerical IP address or the domain name that is used to access the NAS file server. The interface provides access to the entire cluster. On the NAS file server, issue the following Data ONTAP operating system command:

    network interface show -role cluster-mgmt

    The IP address in the output is required when you specify a value for the HLADDRESS parameter in step 6.

    6. Define a data mover for the node by issuing the DEFINE DATAMOVER command and specifying TYPE=NASCLUSTER. On the Tivoli Storage Manager server, issue the following command on one line:

    define datamover data_mover_name  type=nascluster
    hladdress=
    cluster_management_interface  lladdress= port  
    USER=
    user_name  password= password  dataformat=netappdump

    where cluster_management _interface is the value that you obtained in step 5 and data_mover_name is the node name that you registered in step 4. For information about specifying the other parameters, see DEFINE DATAMOVER (Define a data mover).

Reconfiguring the server to optimize clustered backups

To complete this task, see the product documentation for your server version:


Follow the instructions in the product documentation except for steps 4 - 6. Use the following instructions for steps 4 - 6:
    4. If you plan to back up a full cluster, determine the IP address of the NetApp cluster management interface on the NAS file server. The interface provides access to the entire cluster. On the NAS file server, issue the following Data ONTAP operating system command:

    network interface show -role cluster-mgmt

    The IP address in the command output is required when you specify the HLADDRESS parameter in step 6.

    5. If you plan to back up a partial cluster, determine the numerical IP address or the domain name of the cluster interface that is used by the SVM. To determine the value, issue the following Data ONTAP operating system command on the NAS file server:

    network interface show -vserver vserver_name  -role data

    where vserver_name specifies the name of the SVM. The value that you obtain is required in step 6.

    6. Define a data mover for the Tivoli Storage Manager node. Take one of the following actions:
      • For a full cluster backup
        Define a data mover for the Tivoli Storage Manager node that will own the backup data. On the Tivoli Storage Manager server, issue the DEFINE DATAMOVER command on one line:

        define datamover data_mover_name type=nascluster
        hladdress=
        cluster_management_interface lladdress=port 
        USER=
        user_name password=password dataformat=netappdump

        where cluster_management_interface is the value that you obtained in step 4 and data_mover_name is the node name that you registered in step 3.

        Tip: After you define the data mover, additional data movers are defined automatically for each node in the cluster. The name of each data mover matches the name of the physical node in the cluster. You will use these data movers when you define paths to tape drives that are attached to the cluster.
      • For a partial cluster backup
        Define a data mover for the node by issuing the DEFINE DATAMOVER command and specifying TYPE=NASVSERVER. On the Tivoli Storage Manager server, issue the following command on one line:

        define datamover data_mover_name type=nasvserver
        hladdress=
        svm_data_interface lladdress=port 
        USER=
        user_name password=password dataformat=netappdump

        where svm_data_interface is the value that you obtained in step 5 and data_mover_name is the node name that you registered in step 3.
        For information about specifying the other parameters on the DEFINE DATAMOVER command, see DEFINE DATAMOVER (Define a data mover).

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect
Server

Software version: 7.1.4, 7.1.5, 7.1.6

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 7048311

Modified date: 16 June 2016