I am working at a site that has 4 LTO tape drives shared
between a Netbackup Master server and 1 media server (SSO option).
They also have a Netapp Filer. It appears the vendors
have made an attempt to share 2 of the 4 LTO drives with the filer as
well over NDMP.
Can anyone shed some light on whether or not this
Currently all jobs are still queuing even when a drive
is available. The Netbackup speeds are as slow as 2mb/sec all backups (NDMP and
In the past, NDMP drives were dedicated to the SAN can
only be used to backup the SAN.
I have research this and cannot find any documentation supporting
this information. Yet some consultants and sales says it should work.
Veritas Netbackup 6.5
Windows 2008 64 bit Master Server and Media
Netapp Filer Ontap 7.3.2
IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library
All devices are connect via cisco fiber switch