Tag: Tricks

Investigating NDMP performance

HP Data Protector

I spend some time on the Data Protector NDMP Integration, especially to compare it to CIFS/NFS backups available with the regular Disk Agent. Luckily an older EMC Celerra NS20 was available and I was able start immediately. A quick look at the NDMP support matrix revealed no restrictions since the unit was running T5.6.50.203. To …

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Update Host Extensions using VUM

Have you ever wondered what happened to management agents the major server vendors provided in the past for VMware ESX? (e.g. HP Management Agents for VMware ESX) They have been moved into a more standardized framework within ESXi – the so called extensions. Those extensions are bundled with the regular ESXi installation media by most …

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Data Protector patch order

HP Data Protector

As you hopefully know, there is a specific patch order for Data Protector patches you should follow – especially on Windows CS, because the patches are not only applied to the Installation Server. The general rule of thumb is to apply patches in the following order: CORE CS / Cell Server CC / Cell Console …

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