Adding a Qumulo File Storage File Server for NFS


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After you install the Linux File System agent on the access nodes, create a Qumulo File Storage file server.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > File servers.

    The File servers page appears.

  2. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add server.

    The Add server dialog box appears.

  3. Click Qumulo file storage.

    The Add Qumulo File Storage dialog box appears.

  4. In the Name box, type the server name.

  5. In the Qumulo cluster box, enter the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the host.

  6. In the Username and Password boxes, type the credentials for a local Qumulo File Storage cluster user.

  7. From the Plan list, select a server backup plan.

  8. Enable the NFS slider.

  9. To add access nodes, under Access Nodes, click Add, and then select the Linux access nodes that will participate in the backup operation.


    • You can select a file server or a file server group (containing Linux file servers) from the available nodes list.

    • All of the participating backup nodes must be at the same feature release level.

  10. To browse and select the NFS exports available on the file server, under Backup Content, click Edit, and then select the NFS share.

    For more information about customizing the backup content for file servers, see Customizing the Backup Content for a Server.

  11. Click Save.


Commvault adds a Qumulo File Storage file server that has NFS agent with a default backup set and a default subclient.