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EMC Data Domain - DD - DataDomain

Best Practices NFS Mount for Data Domain

I was recently setting up a DD160 for a small Oracle instance and came across an issue when trying to mount the data domain via NFS. I tried several variations of the mount command and realized that I needed to be very specific. Since I was simply using a basic mount command the OS was missing some vital information about how it should connect to the data domain. I also realized that even though this Oracle database is reletivily small, the NFS mount should still be optimized for performance. Below is the message I was receiving:

mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on datadomain:/data/col1/OracleBackup, or too many mounted file systems

Unable to Connect to the OpenStorage Device

Error:
Unable to connect to the OpenStorage device. Ensure that the network is properly configured between the device and the media server.

Environment:
Backup Server: Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3
OpenStorage Device: DataDomain DD670 running 5.0.0.7-226726

Today I was configuring DDBOOST for Backup Exec 2010 R3 using a replicated pair of DD670’s. The DD670’s were pre-configured with version 4.9 which I upgraded to 5.0.0.7-226726. I setup the 670 with a standard configuration and then configured a storageunit.