This article provides information on how to backup Neverfail Continuity Engine clusters through Veritas Backup Exec, using Passive Node Management feature.
Neverfail Continuity Engine servers should be able to access Veritas Backup Exec in order to be managed remotely from there.
Thus, a Management Name and IP Address with access to Veritas Backup Exec must be configured on each node, in order to be able to connect to Backup Exec Remote Agent when both in active or passive role.
Backup Exec remote Agent Agent is a software that should be installed on the managed-to-be servers. This agent connects to the Veritas Backup Exec Server providing information related to inventory, etc., as well as means of remote backup job, restore, job monitor.
From Backup and Restore tab, press Add button.
This can be done in two ways:
Additional configuration steps:
Here's an example of expected behavior when Neverfail Engine clusters changes the active server (switchover):
Management Identity configuration:
Physical Hardware Identity
Assets before switchover, displayed in Veeam Backup And Replication Console using both configurations:
Assets after switchover, displayed in Veeam Backup And Replication Console using both configurations:
All the Engine Cluster nodes registered in Veritas Backup Exec can be backed up no matter if they're active or passive.
Backup Exec 20.5
Neverfail Continuity Engine 8.5 and later