Backup of NFS share

Last post 11-22-2010, 11:02 AM by Dannie. 2 replies.
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  • Backup of NFS share
    Posted: 11-22-2010, 9:03 AM

    Hello all,

    I have several Linux machines which have a NFS share, mounted with the following options:

    rw,bg,hard,nointr,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,tcp,nfsvers=3,timeo=600,actimeo=0,addr=<ip>

    The backupset backups /, takes all directories, except for the directory containing the share.

    I think it's good for Commvault to exclude NFS directories by default, but, for this instance, I'd like it to backup NFS too.

    Is there a GUI / registry setting I can use to enable NFS backups?


    If it jams, force it.
    If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
  • Re: Backup of NFS share
    Posted: 11-22-2010, 9:29 AM
    • efg is not online. Last active: 08-06-2020, 1:41 PM efg
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    Hi Dannie,

     

    Please take a look at out documentation with regards to backing up NFS mounts.   The recommended way to pick up these file systems is to create a new subclient and place the nfs mount point (Or a subdirectory of that NFS mount) into the content of that subclient. 

     

    Here is a link to the information in our documentation:

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/release_8_0_0/books_online_1/english_us/features/backup/unix.htm#Back_up_NFS-Mounted_File_Systems

    Also pay close attention to the backup of the NFS mount point as you may need to configure the sSKIPLOCKF registry key on the Unix/Linux client.

    http://documentation.commvault.com/commvault/release_8_0_0/books_online_1/english_us/features/registry_keys/registry_keys.htm#SSKIPLOCKF


    Ernst F. Graeler
    Senior Engineer III
    Development
  • Re: Backup of NFS share
    Posted: 11-22-2010, 11:02 AM

    Thank you for the quick response.


    If it jams, force it.
    If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
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