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Configuration - 1-Touch for Linux

Table of Contents

Basic Configuration

Advanced Configuration

Basic Configuration

Enable 1-Touch

After you install the File System iDataAgent, follow the steps given below to enable 1-Touch for the default subclient:

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client> | File System iDataAgent | defaultBackupSet.

    Right-click the default subclient and click Properties.

  2. In the Subclient Properties dialog box, click Advanced.
  3. In the Advanced Subclient Properties dialog box, click the 1-Touch Recovery tab.

    Select the 1-Touch Recovery check box.

    Click OK.

Perform a Backup

After you enable 1-Touch, perform backups of the default subclient periodically to capture any changes in the client system configuration. Before recovering a client, ensure that you have run at least one full backup of the default subclient.

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client> | File System iDataAgent | defaultBackupSet.

    Right-click a <Subclient>, and click Properties.

  2. Click the Content tab.

    Click Browse.

    Select the root directory (/), and click Add.

    Note: Use filters to exclude specific directories and mount points. Verify that the system mount points are not excluded from backups; otherwise, 1-Touch recovery fails.

    Click OK.

  3. Click the Storage Device tab.

    In the Storage Policy box, select the storage policy.

    Click OK.

  4. Right-click the <Subclient>, and click Backup.

  5. Click Full as backup type and then click Immediate.

    Click OK.

  6. You can track the progress of the backup job from the Job Controller window of the CommCell Console.

Performing 1-Touch Backups on a Cluster

You can perform 1-Touch backups on a cluster.

Procedure

  1. On the virtual node, complete the following steps:
    1. Disable 1-Touch on the virtual node. For instructions, see Disabling 1-Touch on a Client Computer.
    2. Back up shared data by adding the shared paths to the subclient content. For instructions, see Perform a Backup.
  2. On each of the physical nodes, complete the following steps:
    1. Enable 1-Touch on the physical node. For instructions, see Enable 1-Touch.
    2. Add shared data to filters, and back up the remaining data or mount points. For instructions, see Perform a Backup.

Advanced Configuration

Create a Client Information Checklist

If you want to perform the interactive recovery, you must create a client information checklist before starting the recovery. You can also use client configuration stored on a CommServe to create a client information checklist.

Create a checklist that contains the following client information:

Required Information

How to Find It

Client Information

  • Client Name
  • Host Name
  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client>.
  2. Right click the <Client> and click Properties.
  3. Select General tab.
  4. Note down the Client Name and Host Name.
  • IP Address
  • Net Mask
  • Gateway Address

Note down IP address, Net Mask and Gateway address of the interface of the client that is used to communicate with the CommServe.

For Example:

  1. Login to Client computer using the root login and password.
  2. Type ifconfig.
  3. Note down inet addr and Mask for eth0

DNS Server address

  1. Login to Client computer using the root login and password.
  2. Type cat /etc/resolv.conf.
  3. Note down the IP address for nameserver.

CommServe and MediaAgent Information

CommServe Client Name

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client>.
  2. Right click the <Client> and click Properties.
  3. Select General tab.
  4. Note down the Client Name.

CommServe Host Name

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client>.
  2. Right click the <Client> and click Properties.
  3. Select General tab.
  4. Note down the CommServe HostName.

CommServe IP Address

  1. Login to CommServe using the administrator login and password.
  2. Invoke the Command Prompt.
  3. Type ipconfig.

CommCell Credentials

  1. Start CommCell Console on the Client Computer.
  2. Note down the username and password to login the CommServe.

Firewall Port Number

You will need this information only when the firewall is set between the CommServe and the client.

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client>.
  2. Right click the <Client> and click Properties.
  3. In the Client Computer properties dialog box, click Network.
  4. In the Network Properties for Client dialog box, click the Summary tab.
  5. Note down the firewall port number.

MediaAgent Name

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client> | File System iDataAgent | defaultBackupSet.
  2. Note down the storage policy associated with the default subclient.
  3. From the CommCell Console, navigate to the <Storage Policy>
  4. Right-click the Primary copy and select Properties.
  5. Note down the MediaAgent name.

MediaAgent IP Address

  1. Login to MediaAgent using the administrator login and password.
  2. Invoke the Command Prompt.
  3. Type ipconfig.

Create a Client Information Checklist Using the Client Configuration

A new Client Configuration is stored on a CommServe when you make any changes in the client system configuration and perform a backup. Use the client configuration stored on a CommServe to create a client information checklist.

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client>

    Right-click the <Client> and click All Tasks | 1-Touch Recovery Points.

  2. Select the most recent client configuration.

    Click Next.

  3. Note down the following related information in the client information checklist:
    • CommServe Host Name
    • CommServe Client Name
    • CommServe IP Address

  4. Click the Configuration tab and note down the following information in the client information checklist:
    • DNS Suffix
    • Primary and Secondary Name Server IP address

  5. From the Configuration tab, note down the following information in the client information checklist:
    • Client IP Address
    • Client Gateway
    • Client Netmask

  6. Click Cancel to close the dialog box.
  7. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client>.

    Right-click the <Client> and click Properties.

    Note down the following information in the client information checklist:

    • Client Name
    • Client Host Name

  8. Click Cancel to close the dialog box.

Schedule a Backup

  1. From the CommCell Console, navigate to <Client> | File System iDataAgent | defaultBackupSet.

    Right-click the subclient, and click Backup.

  2. Click Schedule to schedule the backup for a specific time.

    Click Configure to set the schedule for the backup job.

  3. Select the appropriate scheduling options.  For example:
    • Click Weekly.
    • Check the days you want the run the backup job.
    • Change the Start Time to 9:00 PM
    • Click OK to close the Schedule Details dialog
    • Click OK to close the Backup Options dialog

    The backup job will execute as per the schedule.

Last modified: 1/12/2018 8:24:47 PM