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Manage a seeding device

You can perform the following tasks using the Manage Seeding Devices page.

View backup sets attached to the seeding device

The Manage Seeding Devices page lets you view the backup sets of various workloads attached to your seeding device.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click the dropdown next to All Organizations, and select the Organization that has your seeding device.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Seeding Devices.
  4. The Manage Seeding Devices page is displayed with the Unconfigured Devices tab selected by default. Click the Configured Devices tab.

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  5. Under the Device Name column, click the seeding device name whose attached backup sets you want to view. This brings up the seeding device details page, where you can view backup sets of all backup set types attached to the seeding device.

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Attach more backup sets to the seeding device

You must attach backup sets to a Snowball Edge seeding device to configure it for seeding. If you attach a backup set to the seeding device while its backup job is in progress, Druva Phoenix backs up the data directly to Druva Cloud. Druva Phoenix performs the next backup to the seeding device.

Before attaching a backup set to the seeding device, ensure that this backup set backs up the data to the same region as the region where the Snowball Edge seeding device has been configured.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click the dropdown next to All Organizations, and select the Organization that has your seeding device.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Seeding Devices.
  4. The Manage Seeding Devices page is displayed with the Unconfigured Devices tab selected by default. Click the Configured Devices tab.

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  5. Under the Device Name column, click the seeding device name for which you want to attach more backup sets. This brings up the seeding device details page.

  6. The details page provides information on storage consumption, the connection status of the seeding device, the backup sets that are already attached to the device, and which backup sets have completed their first backup. On the seeding device details page, click Attach Backup Sets to attach more backup sets to the seeding device.
  7. The Attach Backup Sets lists the backup sets available in your storage region(s). 

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    Select the backup sets that you want to attach to the seeding device from the list, or search for them using the search box.
  8. Select the Exclude backup sets with first backup completed option to exclude backup sets whose first backups are complete and select only those backup sets that are never backed up.

  9. Click Save.

Druva Phoenix attaches the selected backup sets to the seeding device. You can view the attached backup sets under the Attached Backup Sets section on the seeding device details page.

Detach a backup set from the seeding device

You can detach multiple backup sets from the seeding device simultaneously. Before you detach a backup set from the seeding device, ensure that the backup of the resource is complete. If you detach a backup set from the seeding device while the backup is in progress, Druva Phoenix generates the following alert: “Backups/restores are in progress for one or more backup set(s). Detaching backup sets may fail running jobs. Do you want to proceed?

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click the dropdown next to All Organizations, and select the Organization that has your seeding device.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Seeding Devices.
  4. The Manage Seeding Devices page is displayed with the Unconfigured Devices tab selected by default. Click the Configured Devices tab.

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  5. Under the Device Name column, click the seeding device name from which you want to detach backup sets. This brings up the seeding device details page.
  6. On the seeding device details page, under the Attached Backup Sets section, select one or more backup sets that you want to detach from the seeding device.
  7. Click Detach.

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  8. In the Detach Backup Set Confirmation dialog box, click Yes. Druva Phoenix detaches the backup sets from the seeding device.

Ship a Snowball Edge device to AWS

Before you request to ship the Snowball Edge device to AWS, ensure that the device is connected to the Druva Cloud.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click the dropdown next to All Organizations, and select the Organization that has your seeding device.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Seeding Devices.
  4. The Manage Seeding Devices page is displayed with the Unconfigured Devices tab selected by default. Click the Configured Devices tab.

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  5. Under the Device Name column, click the seeding device name that needs to be shipped back to AWS. After you ship back the device to AWS, you can no longer attach any backup sets to the seeding device.
  6. On the seeding device details page, click Ship Back this Device.

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  7. On the Ship Backup Device Configuration dialog box, click Yes

Do not delete the source until the data is imported and restored successfully.

  1. Prepare the Snowball Edge device for shipping and keep it ready. For more information, see Preparing an AWS Snowball Edge for Shipping. Once the unit is powered off, the E Ink display reconfigures itself to a UPS label that contains the correct address to return the AWS Snowball Edge device.

  2. You can either arrange for UPS to pick up the AWS Snowball Edge device by scheduling a pickup with UPS directly, or take the AWS Snowball Edge device to a UPS package drop-off facility to be shipped to AWS. To schedule a pickup with UPS, you need a UPS account. The AWS Snowball Edge device is delivered to an AWS sorting facility and forwarded to the AWS data center. For more details on the shipping process, see Shipping an AWS Snowball Edge

Delete an unconfigured Snowball Edge device

You can use the Manage Seeding Devices page to delete a Snowball Edge device that you no longer need. You can delete only an unconfigured seeding device.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click the dropdown next to All Organizations, and select the Organization that has your seeding device.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Seeding Devices.
  4. The Manage Seeding Devices page is displayed with the Unconfigured Devices tab selected by default.
  5. Select the seeding device that you want to delete, click more options, and then click Delete.

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  6. In the Delete Confirmation dialog box, click Yes. Druva Phoenix deletes the seeding device from the list.

 Edit the name of a Snowball Edge device

Druva Phoenix assigns each seeding device a default name, however, this can be changed from the Manage Seeding Devices page. 

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click the dropdown next to All Organizations, and select the Organization that has your seeding device.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage > Seeding Devices.
  4. On the Manage Seeding Devices page, select the seeding device whose name needs to be changed, click more options, and then click Edit Device Name.
  5. In the Edit Device Name dialog box, enter the new name for the seeding device, and then click Save.
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