V11 SP8

Backup - FlexFrame for IntelliSnap Linux File System

Once the storage policy is configured, you are ready to perform your first backup.

  1. From the CommCell Browser, navigate to Client Computers | <Client> | File System | defaultBackupSet.

    Right-click the default subclient and click Backup.

  1. Click Full as backup type and then click Immediate.

    Click OK.

  1. You can track the progress of the job from the Job Controller window of the CommCell console.

  1. Once the job is complete, view the job details from the Backup History. Right-click the Subclient and select Backup History.

  1. Click OK.

  1. You can right-click the job and view the following details:
    • Items that failed during the job
    • Details of the job
    • Events of the job
    • Log files of the job
    • Media associated with the job

What Gets Backed Up What Does Not Get Backed Up

File Systems

B-tree File System (Btrfs)

Fraunhofer FS (FhGFS or BeeGFS)

Extended 2 File System (ext2)

Extended 3 File System (ext3)

Extended 4 File System (ext4)

General Parallel File System (GPFS)

Global File System (GFS/GFS2)

GlusterFS File System (GlusterFS)*

Lustre File System (Clustered File System)

Moose File System (MooseFS)

Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS2)

Oracle ASM Cluster File System (Oracle ACFS)

Panasas ActiveScale File System (PanFS)

Reiser File System (reiserfs)

VERITAS File System (VxFS)

VERITAS Cluster File System (VxCFS)

X9000 IBRIX File System (IBRIXFS) 6.x

'X' File System (XFS)

*Backups and restores run on the Gluster client

Volume Managers

Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) 5.0 or higher

Logical Volume Manager (LVM)

By default, the following file systems are automatically skipped during backups:

  • nfs
  • nfs3
  • nfs4
  • isofs
  • openpromfs
  • smbfs
  • devfs
  • procfs
  • nsspool
  • sysfs
  • floppy
  • lofs
  • tmpfs
  • proc
  • ctfs

File System Elements

Files with holes

Files with advisory locks

Raw device files

A maximum path level of 10 symbolic links pointing to each raw device

Files with names containing non-ASCII characters as long as the appropriate locales are set

Symbolic links that are browsed or manually added to the data contents

Shares with Macintosh File System data

Files for which the file path or file name contains more than 1024 characters

Files with mandatory locks - these files are not backed up by default. See Configuring Backups for Locked Files to backup files with mandatory locks.