Veritas NetBackup™ for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) Administrator's Guide
- Introduction to NetBackup for Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)
- Prerequisites and things to consider before using the plug-in
- Downloading and installing the Nutanix plug-in
- Configuring NetBackup communication with AHV
- Configuring secure communication between the Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor server and NetBackup host
- Managing SSL certificates through ECA framework
- Adding a backup host to the NetBackup master server
- Configuring NetBackup policies for AHV
- Backup and recovery
- Back up the Nutanix AHV virtual machines
- Overview of the Nutanix AHV virtual machines recovery process
- Recovering a Nutanix AHV VM using the command line for Hypervisor policy
- Troubleshooting issues
- Appendix A. NetBackup commands to backup and restore Nutanix AHV virtual machines
- Appendix B. Protect Nutanix AHV virtual machines with BigData policy
NetBackup terminology related to the AHV backup
The following table describes the NetBackup terminology that is related to the AHV backup.
The name of the Acropolis cluster. It is identified using the Application_Server parameter during backup selections.
You can obtain the Acropolis cluster name from the Prism web console using Settings > Cluster Details.
The type of hypervisor being backed up. It is identified using the Hypervisor_Type parameter during backup selections.
For Nutanix AHV, the value for the Hypervisor_Type parameter is Nutanix-AHV. This value is fixed and cannot be changed.
The backup host performs backups on behalf of the virtual machines. The operating system of the backup host must be Linux and must have NetBackup client version 8.2 or later with the NetBackup plug-in for Nutanix AHV. It is identified using the Backup_Host parameter during backup selections.
Veritas recommends the following configuration as a backup host: