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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V

NDMP Servers Backup to Tape

If your NAS device supports the NDMP protocol, you can back up data from it to tape. For this, you need to utilize the file to tape job.

NDMP Servers Backup to Tape Note:

Support of NDMP servers backup to tape is available in the Enterprise Plus edition of Veeam Backup & Replication. For details, see Veeam Editions Comparison.

To back up data from NAS devices by the NDMP protocol, you need to add the device as an NDMP server. For details, see Adding NDMP Servers.

NDMP Servers Backup to TapeImportant!

Even if the NAS device supporting NDMP protocol is already added to Veeam Backup & Replication, you need to add the NDMP server as a separate procedure. Otherwise you will not be able to perform file backup to tape.

Requirements for NDMP Servers

NDMP version 4 or higher is supported.

Number of Restore Points

For all NDMP devices, the backup chain stored on tapes will consist of 10 restore points maximum. On the 11th run, Veeam Backup & Replication will force an active full.

Limitations for NDMP Servers

  • Only backup of whole volume is supported.
  • The NetApp “SVM-scoped NDMP” mode is supported, however Veeam Backup & Replication does not support the NetApp Cluster Aware Backup (CAB) extension of the NDMP protocol. In SVM-scoped configuration, each cluster node must be added to the backup user interface on their own data LIF IP/DNS address. This is also known as “Node-scoped NDMP”.
  • The NDMP server performs its own backup consistency check for the NDMP volumes. To provide for the correct calculation of the delta of changes and to ensure the backup chain integrity, Veeam Backup & Replication does not allow adding one NDMP volume to more than one file in tape jobs.

See Also

File Restore from Tape

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User Guide for VMware vSphere

User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V

Enterprise Manager User Guide

Veeam Cloud Connect Guide

Veeam Agent Management Guide

Veeam Explorers User Guide

Backup and Restore of SQL Server Databases

Veeam Plug-ins for Enterprise Applications

PowerShell Reference

Veeam Explorers PowerShell Reference

RESTful API Reference

Required Permissions Reference

Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV Documentation

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Documentation

Veeam ONE Documentation

Veeam Agent for Windows Documentation

Veeam Agent for Linux Documentation

Veeam Management Pack Documentation