Tape backup options?
Vetter, Gary H.
ghvetter at state.nd.us
Mon Nov 13 15:29:47 GMT 2000
Veritas certainly claims to support Linux (excerpt from January 2000 press
release at http://www.veritas.com/us/aboutus/pressroom/2000/00-01-24-0.html
VERITAS Software Linux Solutions Today
VERITAS Software offers backup and restore clients for Linux via agents for
its leading VERITAS NetBackupTM and VERITAS Backup ExecTM data protection
VERITAS NetBackupTM client software for Linux enables high-speed backup
"over the wire" to VERITAS NetBackupTM media servers. The VERITAS
NetBackupTM Linux client facilitates high performance data protection for
Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux and Caldera OpenLinux servers or workstations.
This solution is currently shipping with Red Hat Linux 6.1 Deluxe. VERITAS
Backup ExecTM is the distributed data protection solution for multi-platform
installations that require intuitive and reliable data protection with
minimal administration, also currently supports Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux,
Caldera OpenLinux and Mandrake Linux. Additional support for TurboLinux is
expected this year.
Maybe their tech support people need to get together with their public
I'm trying to use Veritas' Backup Exec on an NT server to backup the
Linux smb shares, but without success. Has anybody managed to accomplish
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