2-Storage-type

In this article, we will walk you through how to configure disk-based storage in Veritas Backup Exec’s backup solution.

Disk storage is locally attached storage such as a hard drive, a hot swappable device, a USB device, or a FireWire device. It is the storage device on which you can backup your data.

To configure disk storage, a disk must have at least 1 GB of free disk space and cannot be configured as deduplication disk storage. You can configure disk storage and the deduplication disk on the same disk, but it is not recommended.

When you create a disk-based storage, Vertias Backup Exec will create the BEControl name folder on the root of the volume. Do not delete, edit, or copy the folder to another volume or drive.

Veritas recommends that you use a dedicated hard disk or an iSCSI-attached device as disk storage to backup your data.

Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

Follow the step-by-step guide below to configure disk-based storage.

1. From the home page of Backup Exec, click “Configure Storage.”

How to Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

2. Select “Disk-based storage” under the type of storage that you want to configure and click Next.

How to Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

3. Select “Disk storage” and click Next.

How to Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

4. Enter the name and description of the disk storage device, and click Next.

How to Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

5. Select “Local disk” and the volume or disk where you want to create the disk storage device, and then click Next.

How to Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

6. Specify how many write operations you want to let run at the same time on this disk storage device, and then click Next.

How to Configure Disk Storage in Veritas Backup Exec

7. Review the storage configuration summary and click Finish.

8. Click OK.

9. You can visit the Backup Exec home page, or under the Storage tab, you will find backup storage.

You can export an encryption key in Veritas Backup Exec by following the instructions in the post below. 

https://easytechhub.com/backup-exec-export-database-encryption-key/

Conclusion

Veritas Backup Exec disk storage is locally attached storage such as a hard drive, a hot swappable device, a USB device, or a FireWire device. In this article we learned how to configure disk based storage device in Backup Exec.

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By Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan works as a system administrator with more than 12 years of experience in information technology. He would like to share the knowledge with others that he has gained during his working experience.

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