Viewing NDMP server properties

You can view details for all NDMP servers that appear on the View by Resources tab.

To view NDMP server properties

  1. On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.

  2. Click New Backup Job.

  3. On the View by Resource tab, expand NDMP Servers.

  4. Right-click the name of an NDMP server.

  5. Click Properties.

    The following properties appear:


    Displays the assigned name or IP address of the NDMP server.

    Media server status

    Displays the status of the NDMP server when it is in use as a Backup Exec media server. Media server status includes Online, Pause, Unavailable, and Offline.

    See Media server general tab.


    Displays a user-definable description of the NDMP server.


    Check Pingable to allow Backup Exec to communicate with the NDMP server. You can turn off this option in environments where ping requests are blocked.

    Host ID

    Displays the identifier number that the NDMP server generates.

    System version

    Displays the version of the operating system that runs on the NDMP server.

  6. Click OK.

See About the Agent for VMware.

See Setting default backup and restore options for NDMP.