Category Archive: Backup

Jan 23

HP StoreOnce Deduplication

I’ve mentioned HP’s StoreOnce Deduplication a couple of times in my blog and I’ve found a nice video that explains it in laymans terms:  

Jan 22

HP Data Protector 6.21 Multipath Issue

As I said in my post ‘HP Data Protector 6.21 available’ I mentioned there were issues with the multipath setup and there are a few workarounds for it: Uninstall the 6.21 patches Use the GUI from 6.2 Request hotfix QCCR2A35525 through a HP Support Call Configure your multipath devices through omnidownload & omniupload I hope …

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Jan 20

Direct Backup from SAN – Veeam FAIL

Veeam have released a patch to address the issues that users have been experiencing with Veeam v6 direct from SAN backups.  The issues being seen include switching over to NBD mode, general long backups times and basic failures from the direct backup from san mode. The following KB lists the patch required:

Jan 18

HP Data Protector – patches for vSphere 5 support

Are you running 6.2 of HP Data Protector?  Upgrade to the latest (Windows) patches to ensure vSphere 5 compatability: Core – DPWIN_00527 Cell Server – DPWIN_00529 Cell Console – DPWIN_00530 Media Agent – DPWIN_00516 Disk Agent – DPWIN_00515 Virtual Environment – DPWIN_00531 It should be noted that a previous patch (00528) did have a patch …

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Jan 16

HP Data Protector 6.21 Available

HP has released Data Protector 6.21 which now includes the HP StoreOnce de-duplication engine.  This enables the delivery of high performance and resource efficient software based de-duplication which helps improve utilization of storage across the enterprise.  This helps maximise existing IT resources, such as disk based backup storage, and meet stringent service levels (backup windows …

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