About local media server configuration

The NetBackup Enterprise Vault agent is designed to use the local media server as often as possible during a backup. For example, if the Enterprise Vault server or Enterprise Vault-SQL server is also a NetBackup media server, then the Enterprise Vault backup tries to use the media that is attached to the local system as much as possible. However, because of parameters such as, resource inheritance from the parent job, it is possible that the Enterprise Vault backup may not use the local media server.

For the Enterprise Vault agent, local media server support is implicit and no external setting can disable it. The NetBackup master server configuration for local media server support does not have any affect on the Enterprise Vault backups that use or do not use the local media.

For an Enterprise Vault backup to use the local media server ensure that you understand the following requirements: