Troubleshooting: A checkpoint validation (hfscheck) of server checkpoint data is overdue.

February 22, 2011 Uncategorized Rob Steele

How to troubleshoot EMC Avamar Event ID 114113 A checkpoint validation (hfscheck) of server checkpoint data is overdue.

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Best Practices for Backup Exec Deduplication

December 1, 2010 Technology Rob Steele

Where the Backup Exec Deduplication Option Works Best

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Avamar Backup Job fails with error code 10007

December 1, 2010 Uncategorized Rob Steele

avndmp Error 9469 Snapup of "ndmp-volume-name" aborted due to Error during NDMP session

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Minimum Required vCenter User Account Permissions for Avamar User

October 25, 2010 Uncategorized Rob Steele

Here are the minimum required vCenter User Account Permissions for an Avamar account in order to setup image level backups according to EMC best practices.

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How to shutdown Avamar

October 15, 2010 Technology Rob Steele

The following procedure gives you the steps to safely shutdown EMC Avamar services while avoiding a revert to checkpoint.

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How to check node capactiy across an EMC Avamar grid

August 25, 2010 Technology Rob Steele

If you think your EMC Avamar grid is filling up close to capacity here are a couple ways to check all of the nodes for space used and disk space available.

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Backup Exec 2010 R2 has been released

August 2, 2010 Technology Rob Steele

Backup Exec 2010 R2 is the second release of Backup Exec 2010 and is generally available to all users starting today, August 2nd, 2010.

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com.avamar.asn.NetworkException: Unable to connect to a login server

May 28, 2010 Uncategorized Rob Steele

DNS issues and "com.avamar.asn.NetworkException: Unable to connect to a login server" error message.

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Why is my Avamar LCD Display Orange?

May 27, 2010 Uncategorized Rob Steele

One of your EMC Avamar nodes are blinking orange, what do you do ? Well the nodes themselves are rebranded DELL 710’s (GEN3) and all have an LCD screen with general status.  The Dell servers also have a system event log (SEL) stored in NVRAM on the motherboard.  Certain hardware events will be logged here […]

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Avamar Agent now standard on Iomega ix-12 array

May 16, 2010 Uncategorized Rob Steele

EMC Avamar agents are usually not found running directly on storage arrays, until now. At EMC world Iomega gave a sneak preview into its ix12 array with a built in Avamar agent. The Avamar agent will allow for SMB remote offices to utilize Avamar’s deduplication features without requiring additional hardware.

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