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Boost FS and Grid store

  • 16 June 2022
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Actually we testing boostfs (Data Domain) with Commvault it’s possible to configure two MA in Grid store with Boost FS ?? 

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Best answer by Mike Struening 16 June 2022, 15:24

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@ythetiot , BoostFS is on the Data Domain (DD) side.  If DD is handling the deduplication, then the Media Agent would be unaware of this fact.

If you have 2 Media Agents writing to that DD device, then it shouldn’t be an issue.

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yes but normally when you configure a library with boostfs you point to a local drive mounted on the media agent.

So i don’t know how you can share a local drive for the same path of the library.

 

You can probably create a library with 2 mountpath 1 on each media agent but in that case it’s not gridstore

 

i mean if MA goes down in that case the path will become unavailble so yes backup will continue to the second path. But you can’t restore anymore no ?

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