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Block-Level Backup - Support (Windows)

The following table lists the features that are supported for block-level backup.

Feature

 

Sub-Feature

 

Windows File System

 

Comments

 

Advanced Backup/Archive Options

Data tab - Catalog

 

 

Data tab - Verify Synthetic Full

 

 

 

Job Retry tab

 

 

Media tab - Allow other Schedule to use Media Set

 

 

Media tab - Mark Media Full on Success

 

 

Media tab - Reserve Resources Before Scan

 

 

Media tab - Start New Media

 

 

Startup tab

 

 

Vault Tracking tab

 

 

Comments

 

 

Advanced File System iDataAgent Options

On Demand Data Protection Operation

 

 

 

Restore by Jobs

 

Restore by Jobs is not supported for block-level backups.

 

Restore Data Using a Map File

 

 

Comments

  • Only a mount point can be configured as subclient content.
  • Nested mount points are not supported. To back up nested mount points, add each nested mount point to a different subclient.
  • Enable Apple Double Support option is not supported.
  • Wildcards and soft links in the subclient content are not supported.
  • Automatic expansion of subclient content is not supported.
  • Filtering files from a backup is not supported.
  • On Demand Backup Sets are not supported for IntelliSnap backup.

Alerts and Monitoring

Global Alerts

 

 

Job-Based Alerts*

 

 

Comments

 

 

Automatic Updates

Automatic Updates

 

 

Comments

 

 

Backup/Archive Options

Differential Backup

 

 

 

Full Backup

 

 

Incremental Backup

  • Configuring incremental backups using ctime and/or mtime is not supported.
  • Incremental backup job shows changed files if metadata collection is enabled.

 

Other Backup Types

 

 

 

Synthetic Full Backup

The Run Incremental Backup option is not supported. You cannot run an incremental backup before or after a synthetic full backup.

 

Comments

Browse

Browse from Copy Precedence

 

 

Browse the Latest Data

 

 

Browse Using Filters

Supported if metadata collection is enabled.

 

Exclude Data Before

 

 

 

Find

Supported if metadata collection is enabled.

 

Full Backup Transparent Browse

 

 

Image Browse

 

 

No Image Browse

 

 

 

Page Size

 

 

Specify Browse Path

 

 

Specify Browse Time

 

 

Subclient Browse

 

 

Use MediaAgent

 

 

View All Versions

Supported if metadata collection is enabled.

 

Comments

  • Live browse is supported from the backup set level.
  • Live browse is supported from a snap job provided that the snapshot is available and is in a mountable state.
  • Browse from the backup set level is supported if metadata collection is enabled.
  • Volume-level restore is supported only from the subclient level.
  • The Show Deleted Items option is not supported.

Clustering

Windows Cluster

 

 

Comments

Supported for Linux on Non-Veritas Cluster.

Command Line Interface

Command Line Interface

 

 

Comments

 

Block-level subclient creation is not supported.

CommCell Migration

CommCell Migration

 

 

Comments

  • CommCell Migration is not supported with IntelliSnap backup when using Data Replicator storage array.
  • CommCell Migration is supported with Virtualize Me and 1-Touch restores.

Content Indexing

Offline Content Indexing

 

 

 

Comments

 

 

Data Aging

Basic Retention Rules

 

 

Deleting a Job

 

 

Extended Retention Rules

 

 

Retaining a Job

 

 

Unique Data Aging Rules

 

 

 

Comments

 

 

Data Compression

Client Compression

 

 

Hardware Compression

 

 

MediaAgent Compression

 

 

Comments

 

 

Data Encryption

Data Encryption Support

 

 

Third-party Command Line Encryption Support

 

 

Comments

 

 

Data Multiplexing

Multiplexing

 

 

Comments

Multi-streaming is supported.

Deduplication

MediaAgent Deduplication

 

 

Source Deduplication

 

 

Comments

 

 

Delete Backup and Archive Data

Delete Data Using CommCell Console

 

 

 

Comments

 

 

Global Filters

Global Filters

 

 

 

Comments

 

 

Installation

Custom Package

 

 

Decoupled Install

 

 

Remote Install

 

 

Restore Only Agents

 

 

 

Silent Install

 

 

Comments

Non-root user install is not supported.

Job Restart - Data Protection

Not Restartable

 

 

 

Restarts from the Beginning

 

 

 

Restarts from the Beginning of the Database

 

 

 

Restarts from the Point-of-Failure

 

 

Comments

 

 

Job Restart - Data Recovery

Not Restartable

 

 

 

Restarts from the Beginning

 

 

 

Restarts from the Beginning of the Database

 

 

 

Restarts from the Point-of-Failure

Not supported for volume-level restore from snap.

 

Comments

 

 

List Media

List Media Associated with a Specific Backup Set or Instance

 

 

 

List Media Associated with Index

 

 

 

List Media Associated with Specific Files and/or Folders

 

 

 

List Media Associated with Specific Jobs

 

 

 

Comments

List Media is not supported irrespective of selecting metadata collection.

Optimized Scan

Optimized Scan

Supported if metadata collection is enabled.

 

Comments

  • System mount points like var, tmp and opt are not monitored.
  • Volume-level restore is not supported if the destination volume is monitored.

Pre/Post Processes

Pre/Post Process with Data Protection and Recovery

 

 

Comments

 

 

Restore/Recover/Retrieve Destinations

Cross-Application Restores (Different Application version)

 

 

 

Cross-Platform Restores - Different Operating System

File-level cross-platform restores to Windows are supported.

 

Cross-Platform Restores - Same Operating System - Different Version

 

 

In-place Restore - Same path/ destination - Same Client

 

 

Out-of-place Restore - Different path/ destination

 

 

Out-of-place Restore - Same path/ destination - Different Client

 

 

Restore Data Using a Map File

Not supported for volume-level restore.

 

Restore to Network Drive /NFS-Mounted File System

 

 

Comments

 

Restore/Recover/Retrieve Options

Automatic Detection of Regular Expressions

 

 

Filter Data From Recover Operations

 

 

Rename/ Redirect Files on Restore

 

 

Restore Data Using Wildcard Expressions

Not supported with live browse.

 

Restore Data with Pre/Post Processes

 

 

Restore from Copies

 

 

Skip Errors and Continue

Not supported for volume-level restore.

 

Use Exact Index

 

 

Use MediaAgent

 

 

Comments

File-level restore is not supported for files with path names longer than 1024 bytes.

  • File system level hard links optimization during restores is not supported.
  • Impersonate user option is not supported for volume-level browse.
  • Monitor the progress of the job in the Job Controller.
  • To view details of the restore job, see Restore Job History.

Restore/Recover/Retrieve Overwrite Options

Overwrite Files

 

 

Overwrite if file on media is newer

 

 

Restore only if target exists

 

 

Unconditional Overwrite

 

 

Unconditionally overwrite only if target is a DataArchiver stub

 

 

 

Comments

 

 

Schedule Policy

Agent Specific Data Protection Schedule Policy

 

 

All Agent Types Schedule Policy

 

 

Comments

 

 

Storage Policies

Incremental Storage Policy*

 

 

 

Standard Storage Policies

 

 

Comments

Snap storage policy is required.

Subclient Policies

Subclient Policy

 

 

Comments

Not supported with block-level backups

Upgrade

Windows - Local

 

 

Windows - Silent

 

 

Upgrade from the CommCell Console

 

 

Comments

 

 

User Administration and Security

Backup Set/Archive Set

 

 

Instance

 

 

 

Subclient

 

 

Comments

 

 


 



 

Last modified: 4/8/2020 5:11:35 PM