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

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

Backup Server: Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3
OpenStorage Device: DataDomain DD670 running

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 I setup the 670 with a standard configuration and then configured a storageunit.