|Legato Storage Manager Administrator's Guide
Release 9.0.1 for Windows NT and Windows 2000
Part Number A90174-01
This glossary contains terms and definitions found in this manual. Most of the terms are specific to LSM products
Choice in the Devices window; represents eight-millimeter magnetic tape.
Members of this Windows user group have all the rights and abilities of users in other groups, plus the ability to create and manage all the users and groups in the domain. Only members of the Administrators group can modify Windows operating system files, maintain the built-in groups, and grant additional rights to groups.
A comment that you associate with an archive save set, to help identify that data later on. Annotations are stored in the media index for ease of searching and are limited to 1024 characters.
A program, that when used in a directive, specifies the way that a set of files or directories is to be backed up and recovered.
A mechanism which uses a robotic arm to move media among various components located in a device including slots, media drives, media access ports, and transports. Autochangers automate media loading and mounting functions during backups and recovers.
Members of this Windows group have the capability to log onto a domain from a workstation or a server, back it up, and restore the data. Backup Operators also can shut down servers or workstations.
See save set.
Backup media, such as magnetic tape or optical disk.
Information that includes the server index, media index, and configuration files needed for recovering LSM after a severe disk problem.
The policy that determines how long entries for your files remain in the online file index.
A computer that accesses the LSM Server to back up or recover files. Clients may be workstations, PCs, or fileservers.
A database of information maintained by LSM which tracks every file or file system backed up.
The shell prompt, where you enter commands.
The backup device (tape drive) connected to the LSM Server; used for backing up and recovering client files.
An instruction directing LSM to take special actions on a given set of files.
A computer with disks that provides services to other computers on the network.
1. A file tree which is on a specific disk partition or other mount point. 2. The entire set of all files. 3. A method of storing files.
Heterogeneous networks are networks with systems of different platforms that interact meaningfully across the network.
The ability of software and hardware on multiple computers from multiple vendors to communicate meaningfully.
Magnetic tape or optical disks used to back up files.
A database of information maintained by LSM which tracks every backup volume.
The LSM component that tracks save sets to backup volumes.
A Legato network-based software product to back up and recover Oracle7, Oracle8, Oracle8i, or Oracle9i databases.
The Oracle Server computer that can access the backup and recover services from the LSM Server.
The computer on a network running the LSM software, containing the online indexes, and providing backup and recover services to the Oracle Server.
A response to an LSM event.
The logical hostname of the computer that is the LSM Server.
The databases located on the LSM Server that contain all the information pertaining to the Oracle backups and backup volumes.
The person who monitors the server status, loads backup volumes into the server devices, and otherwise executes day-to-day tasks using LSM.
Instructions for accessing a file. An absolute path name tells you how to find a file beginning at the root directory and working down the directory tree. A relative path name tells you how to find the file starting where you are now.
Existing selections or configurations for different LSM features.
Send data to a printer.
A volume whose data has passed both its browse and retention policies and is available for relabeling.
A database of configuration information central to Windows operations. The overall effect centralizes all Windows settings and provides security and control over system, security, and user account settings.
This policy determines how long entries will be retained in the media index and thus be recoverable.
The LSM command that backs up client files to backup volumes and makes data entries in the online index.
A set of files or a file system backed up onto backup media using LSM.
An internal identification number assigned to a save set by LSM.
The LSM command used to read a backup volume when the online indexes are no longer available.
The computer on a network running the LSM software, which contains the online indexes, and provides backup and recover services to the clients on a network.
A cue for providing information in a shell window where you enter a command.
The person normally responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining LSM.
The person who can use LSM from a workstation to back up and recover files.
Backup media, such as magnetic tape or optical disk.
The internal identification assigned to a backup volume by LSM.
The name you assign to a backup volume when it is labeled.
A feature that enables you to sort backup data to selected volumes. A volume pool contains a collection of backup volumes to which specific data has been backed up.