security

Advantages of using Commvault WorkFlow

  I created too many important workflows on Commvault. The use cases where I used workflows are as follows: Repetitive restore tests, Conditional backup that makes some operations before it, Create snapshots and mount snap disks to hosts from Hitachi, EMC, and HPE storages. They have been working without problems for years. So, I would […]

Security Tips for Storage and Backup Admins

1. EMC Networker: Change “remote access” option *@*  on every client” –> https://sysarticles.com/emc-networker-security-exploit-that-remote-access/ 2. Veritas Netbackup: Remove No.Restrictions file –> https://sysarticles.com/security-expolit-on-netbackup-no-restrictions/ 3. EMC VMAX: Change default password of SMC user in unisphere (take snapshot or backup before changing. If you would get “Failed to authenticate user.” error, there is no way to fix except restore or reinstall. […]

Security expolit on Netbackup (No.Restrictions)

Sometimes we or some consultants put No.Restrictions file in “INSTALL DIR\netbackup\db\altnames” directory, this option  makes our work easier. But it is a security risk, because of every netbackup client on the your network can restore data from any other clients. So, anybody can restore data of your important servers, then they can lookup and/or copy your important datas. To close this […]

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