Adding an NDMP server to Backup Exec

To configure Backup Exec to use the NDMP option, you must add the NDMP server to Backup Exec. If any storage devices are attached to the NDMP server, Backup Exec discovers them automatically and adds them to the list of devices.

In a CASO environment, you can add an NDMP server only to:

To add an NDMP server to Backup Exec

  1. On the navigation bar, click Devices.

  2. In the task pane, under NDMP Tasks, click Add NDMP Server.

  3. In the Add NDMP Server dialog box, enter the following information:

    NDMP Server

    Enter the name of the NDMP Server.


    Enter the port to be used for communications between the Backup Exec server and the NDMP server.

    Logon Account

    Select the logon account for the NDMP server.

    NDMP server supports ICMP ping operations

    Check NDMP server supports ICMP ping operations to ensure that the Backup Exec can use ping to locate the NDMP server.

  4. Click OK to add the NDMP server.

  5. Restart Backup Exec services.

    The NDMP server and the storage devices that are directly attached to it appear in the devices pane.

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