Tag Archives: Simpana

Rebuilt Simpana Test Lab

I’ve been a little busy in recent days. Have been rebuilding a Simpana Test Lab I have running on a bunch of virtual machines. It’s still very much a work in progress, as it no where near back to the … Continue reading

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Commvault – Demo of using FTP to upload items onto qnftp01 site

When it comes to uploading via FTP to the Commvault support site (qnftp01), it seems the most common problem people face is confusion when they see a directory listing that contains nothing. I created this video clip several months ago, … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – Enabling Pre-Check Operations During Update Installation

I wasn’t aware of this until recently, so it was a good thing to find….. In Simpana 10 a number of Pre-Check Operations performed during the push of Updates from the Commserve are disabled by default. Those Pre-Check Operations are … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – Linux FS iDA interactive installation on Ubuntu 14.04 Server LTS

A few days ago I recorded this demonstration showing the Simpana 10 Linux FS iDA interactive installation on Ubuntu 14.04 Server LTS. Hope you enjoy.

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Simpana 10 – Commserve DR Backup

A demo I put together that shows how to perform a Commserve DR Backup in Simpana 10. It talks about the process of how to do it manually and where you can find the files associated with the process. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – advanced client properties – firewall – outgoing routes UI change

Noticed that the Simpana 10 Advanced client properties – firewall – outgoing routes user interface changed a little between SP5a and SP6. It may have happened on SP5b, but I couldn’t test at the time, but saw the difference certainly … Continue reading

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More Simpana 10 content

I was asked to write up a MySQL related post on how to backup MySQL with the Simpana 10 MySQL iDA and how to configure a test machine. I am currently working on this and should be posting it in … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – PostgreSQL 8.4 backup on CentOS Linux 5.10 x64 – example

I am going to assume that this is a test deployment and as such will expect that you have installed your CentOS 5.10 x64 Linux the way you want it, and I will follow on from that point on what … Continue reading

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Simpana 10 – Specifying the media parameters for RMAN command line operations – Example

An recent addition to Simpana 10 Oracle iDA over Simpana 9 was the ability to specify Media Parameters for RMAN Command Line Operations, which wasn’t possible in Simpana 9. Below is an example on its use, and the documentation links … Continue reading

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DB2 Archive log backup failing

Had a client/server who was unable to do any DB2 Archive log backup. Attempts to run it would fail and when I looked into the logs the failure was seen against the key log lines below. I’ve named the log … Continue reading

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