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Symantec NetBackup 5200 Installation and Configuration

Before you begin

Package contents

Among the items included in the box:

- NetBackup 5200 Appliance - Cabinet guide rails - Power cables - Ethernet cables - Console serial port cable - PS/2 to USB cable - Protective ground cable - Mounting hardware - Electrostatic dissipative gloves See the included packing list for complete contents of the package. Secure the rails to the rack using screws.

Hardware configuration steps

Connections overview

10GB Ethernet ports NIC3 & NIC4

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Placing the rails into the server rack

Install the NetBackup 5200

Use a screwdriver and the provided screws to attach the appliance unit to your existing rack.

AC power jacks

Ground connection (required)

1GB Ethernet ports NIC2 & NIC1

Power switch

Configuration prerequisites

Before you start the appliance configuration, do the following:

· Obtain a host name for the new appliance (a fully qualified domain name or FQDN, a short name, and an IP address). · On the NetBackup master server, add the new appliance name to the "Additional Servers" list. For complete instructions, see the NetBackup 5200 Administrator's Guide or click the "Help" option at the top of the Initial Network Configuration Web page. · Make sure the NetBackup master server recognizes the appliance name (both the FQDN and the short name) and its IP address. · Add the appropriate license keys to the NetBackup master server for the disk storage options that you plan to use. Select NetBackup Deduplication, AdvancedDisk, or both. · Make sure that the vnetd (13724), bprd (13720), and PBX (1556) ports are open on any firewall between the master server and the appliance. When configuring the appliance, note the requirements in Step 4. · Enter the name of the NetBackup master server that must communicate with the appliance. · In the Host Name field, you must enter the FQDN for the appliance.

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Connect power supply

3

Connect to the corporate network

NIC3

4

Connect to the laptop

Plug in both power cables into the AC power jacks on the back of the appliance.

Connect a Fiber Optic cable to both NIC3 and NIC4 ports on the back of the appliance. Connect the other ends of the cables to your corporate network. This is the preferred connection for initial configuration.

NIC1

NIC4

Plug in the other end of both power cables into a surge protected power source. Power up the appliance

NIC2

If you do not have a 10GB network, connect one Ethernet cable to port NIC2 on the back of the appliance. Connect the other end of the cable to the corporate network.

Connect an ethernet cable to port NIC1 on the back of the appliance. Connect the other end of the ethernet cable to a laptop computer.

Note: To use Link Aggregation, do not combine the use of the 10GB ports with the 1GB (NIC2) port.

Power up the laptop

Software configuration steps

1

Navigate to Local Area Connection properties dialog on the laptop.

2

Set Alternate Configuration

3

Log in to appliance and start configuration

Configuring the NetBackup 5200 using the command-line interface

After you have connected your laptop to the appliance and powered it up, you are ready to configure the appliance to work in your environment as a media server. To configure the NetBackup 5200 using the command line interface 1 You must add the new media server appliance hostname to the master server before you configure the appliance. Perform the following steps to add new media server appliance hostname to the master server: · Invoke NetBackup Administration Console on the master server · Navigate to NetBackupManagement > HostProperties > MasterServers and double click on the master server entry on the right pane. · In the Master Server properties, select Servers in the left pane and add the appliance hostname under Additional Servers section. 2 Open an SSH session o 192.168.1.1 and log on to your appliance. The login is admin and the default password is password. 3 Enter Main_Menu > Network > Configure ip_addr mask gateway to configure a single IP address that you want your appliance to connect to. Where ip_addr is the new IP address, mask is the netmask, and gateway is the default gateway for the interface. To configure multiple networks, first configure the IP address of each network that you want to add. Then configure the Gateway address for each added network. Use the following two commands: IPv4 ip_addr mask [dev] Where ip_addr is the new IP address, mask is the netmask, and [dev] is optional. Repeat this command for each IP address that you add. Gateway Add gw [target_network_ip] [netmask] [dev] Where gw is the gateway for the interface and target_network_ip, netmask, and dev are optional. Repeat this command to add the gateway to all of the destination networks. 4 Enter Main_Menu > Network > DNS domain domain_name, to set the appliance DNS domain name. Where domain_name is the new domain name for the appliance. 5 Enter Main_Menu > Network > DNS Add Nameserver name_server_ip to add the DNS name sever to your appliance configuration. Where name_server_ip is the IP address of the target appliance. 6 Enter Main_Menu > Network > DNS Add Searchdomain search_domain to add a DNS search domain to your appliance configuration so the appliance can resolve the hostnames that are in different domains. Where search_domain is the target domain to add for searching. 7 Enter Main_Menu > Hostname Set hostname to set the hostname for your appliance. Where hostname is the fully qualified host name. 8 This step is optional. It enables you to add IP addresses of other hosts in the appliance hosts file. Enter Main_Menu > Network > Hosts Add ip_addr long_name short_name to add host entries to the hosts file on your appliance. Where ip_addr is the IPv4 address, long_name is the fully qualified host name, and short_name is the short host name.

Under Alternate Configuration select User configured Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

On the laptop, open a web browser to the following URL: http://192.168.1.1 and affirm the security exception to proceed

Click Properties

Enter: IP address: 192.168.1.### where ### is any number in the range of 2 through 254.

Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

Type "admin" for the user name and "password" for the password.

Click "Setup Appliance" to start configuration.

Click OK to exit out of the dialog

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Master Server Name, Host Name, & Root Password

Enter host name for the appliance. Before you complete the appliance configuration, you must add the appliance host name to the "Additional Servers" list on the NetBackup master server. Click the "Help" option at the top of the Initial Network Configuration Web page for instructions.

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Network Configuration

To use Link Aggregation, enter the single Static IP Address, Net Mask, and Gateway IDs.

6

DNS and Disk Configuration

Enter IP address of DNS server Enter one or more search domains Enter suffix for the DNS server Enter IP addres of NTP server Enter AdvancedDisk volume size to change disk storage configuration.

Enter NetBackup master server name

To use multiple IP addresses, first deselect Link Aggregation. Next, enter each IP Address and Net Mask number. Change default names for storage units Note: Make sure to add the necessary storage option license keys to your NetBackup master server. Click Next, then click Configure to complete the configuration.

9 Enter Main_Menu > Appliance > Media master_server to configure your appliance as a media server. Where master_server is the master server host name. 10 Follow the prompts to configure and name the disk storage units to complete the configuration.

Change the default root password on the appliance.

Confidence in a connected world.

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