[Veritas-bu] Oracle DB server and NetBackup Media Server on same machine for RMAN?

2013-11-13 14:48:16
Subject: [Veritas-bu] Oracle DB server and NetBackup Media Server on same machine for RMAN?
From: "Lightner, Jeff" <JLightner AT water DOT com>
To: "Auburn. Edu (veritas-bu AT mailman.eng.auburn DOT edu)" <veritas-bu AT mailman.eng.auburn DOT edu>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:48:26 +0000

Does the Netbackup Media Server license on a host include the Oracle client like the Netbackup Client itself does?


On reviewing the guide at it talks about the client but always seems to suggest that the client has to be pushed to a separate media server (or the master/media server).    


We need to do a large RMAN backup per vendor of an Oracle DB so I’m thinking of making this Oracle DB server its own media server so it can push directly to tape and deduplication storage units rather than having to transfer over the network to a separate media or master.    It just isn’t clear to me this is possible and I need to know.   This is NetBackup 7.1.


I know for it to be a media server I have to get the license for standard media server and the shared storage license.   Do I need any other license for Oracle/RMAN to work on a media server that backs only itself up?  Do I need to full media server license instead of the back itself up one if it is doing its own RMAN client on same server?





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