Re: Simpana

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:11:52 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <ju6g78$c88$>

On Tue, 17 Jul 2012 07:46:36 -0700, wrote:

> Have used Simpana/Commvault at 2 places.
> The only complaints the backup admins had was that when we used cron for
> the backups Simpana did not track the status of the backups very well.
> They lost some visibility to what was going on. That may have been a few
> versions back however.
> I had one issue that I never really got an answer to. When trying to do
> a restore from a few months back most of the backups had aged out of the
> system and we only had a few recent choices to restore from.
> We could see the backups on the tape when we browsed the tape but we
> could not get RMAN to find them at all. A Simpana/Commvault rep was on
> the phone with us and he implied that it was a bug. This was 2 years ago
> and possibly a few versions ago as well. The company I was with was not
> big on upgrading software. It is also entirely possible that was due to
> some nonstandard and wrong setup we had.
> I had done other restores with no issues but none of them involved
> trying to go so far back in time.

Thanks, Scott. That's exactly what I've been looking for.

Received on Wed Jul 18 2012 - 09:11:52 CDT

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