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NDMP File Service Extensions introduced with Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance version 2013.1.3.0 (Doc ID 1986506.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Purpose

 This FAQ discusses what NDMP File Service Extensions are, how they are configured on the ZFS Storage Appliance, and which applications can currently take advantage of these services.

 

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What are NDMP File Service Extensions?
 When did it become available?
 How is it enabled on the ZFS Storage Appliance?
 Which Backup Applications does it work with?
 How is an NDMP disk target/disk pool created in OSB 12.1?
 How is the NDMP disk pool specified in an OSB backup?
 How is the NDMP disk pool specified in an OSB restore?
 Are there other operations that can be done with an NDMP disk pool in OSB?
 Can instance copies be scheduled in OSB?
 Do instance copies from an NDMP disk target to an NDMP tape device utilize the network?
 Do NDMP disk targets work as ZFS NDMP types?
 Do NDMP disk targets backup and restore faster than NDMP tape drives?
 Why use NDMP disk targets if they may not be faster than tape drives?
 Should NDMP disk targets be used to backup Oracle databases?
 Does the Snapshot Management Utility work with NDMP disk targets?

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