Nutanix Files


You can use the Commvault software to back up data (CIFS shares and NFS exports) that resides on Nutanix Files version 3.5 and higher.


Data You Can Back Up

  • CIFS shares

  • NFS exports

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Incremental backups

  • Synthetic full backups

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

  • Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deleted

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different CIFS share path or an NFS export path using multiple nodes (out of place)