The alternate client must be the client that shares the disk array. This option may require additional configuration. Refer to the NetBackup Snapshot Client Administrator’s Guide.
Select Perform off-host backup. Click Use alternate client and enter the name of the alternate client.
Note: Use data mover is not a supported option for NetBackup for SQL Server.
10 Use the Backup Selections tab to enter the batch files.
11 Configure other attributes, and add the desired schedules and backup selections.
Refer to the “Configuration” chapter for more information. 12 Click OK to close the dialog box.
Configuring a policy for instant recovery
These instructions describe how to configure a policy for instant recovery. Optionally you can choose to back up to disk only.
To configure a policy for instant recovery
Use the Clients tab to specify clients to be backed up by this policy.
Refer to the “Configuration” chapter for details on adding clients to a policy.
Open the policy you wish to configure. Click on the Attributes tab.
Using NetBackup for SQL Server with Snapshot Client Configuring a snapshot backup
If you wish to use a specific snapshot method, click Snapshot Client Options and from the Snapshot method list, choose the method you wish to use for this policy.
See the NetBackup Snapshot Client Administrator’s Guide for details selecting the snapshot method and automatic snapshot selection.
To configure schedules, click on the Schedules tab.
Follow the instructions in the “Configuration” chapter to configure an Application and Automatic schedule.
Optional: If you wish to use an alternate client to reduce the processing load on the client, perform the following steps: