How do I perform a manual backup using Veritas NetBackup 5.1?
NOTE: Before reading this article, Mirapoint highly recommends reading the latest version of the Mirapoint Backup and Restore Guide.
NOTE: Do not attempt to run a manual backup from the Backup, Archive, and Restore. This method does not work for NDMP backups. Use only the procedure documented below.
Start the NetBackup Administration Console from the command-line by entering the following command:
The login screen displays. Login as an administrator with full access, or as root.
Then do the following:
Figure 2 Manual Backup Pop-Up Window
If the policy name in the Policy Name: text box is correct, but either the Schedules: or Clients: fields are incorrect, then your configuration was not completed correctly. See Configuring Veritas NetBackup Version 5.1 for NDMP for instructions on how to make the necessary corrections.
5. Select the Mirapoint appliance you want to manually back-up from the Clients: list.
6. Select a schedule. If multiple schedules are on the Schedules: list, select any you want to use for this manual backup. If you opt to not highlight a schedule, the backup reflects all.
7. Click OK to start the manual backup.