Administering EMC NetWorker

PATROL users with appropriate rights can administer EMC NetWorker with EMC NetWorker KM for PATROL. They can more especially:

Starting the Server/Storage Node

To start the server/storage node:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the server instance > KM Commands > Administration
  2. Select Start Server/Storage Node…

    Starting the Server/Storage Node

Stopping the Server/Storage Node

To stop the server/storage node:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the server instance > KM Commands > Administration
  2. Select Stop Server/Storage Node…

    Starting the Server/Storage Node

Administering Standalone Devices

To administer standalone devices:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the Standalone Device instance > KM Commands
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Administration > Mount Tape…
    • Administration > Unmount Tape…
    • Administration > Enable Device…
    • Administration > Disable Device…
  3. Click Yes to confirm your choice.

Administering Pending Requests

When a pending request appears, its parameter NSRRequestStatus is immediately set to alert (Warning or Alarm depending on the elapsed time). When a pending request appears on a standalone device, requested tape needs to be loaded in to the standalone device, and mounted.

To perform a mount operation on a pending request:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the Standalone Device instance > KM Commands > Administration
  2. Select Mount Tape…
  3. Click Yes to confirm your choice.

Enabling/Disabling Jukebox Devices

To enable or disable jukebox devices:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the Jukebox Device instance > KM Commands> Administration
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Enable Device…
    • Disable Device…
  3. Click Yes to confirm your choice.

Administration menus for mounting or unmounting tapes on jukebox devices are not available, where mounting or unmounting tapes on devices are automatic.

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