Copy Properties - Data Paths

Use this dialog box to configure alternate data paths and specify the conditions for using an alternate data path for the copy.

Data Path Configuration

  • Associated Subclients

    Displays number of subclients associated to the data path.

  • Block Size

    Displays the block size used by data path to read or write to all media types.

  • Chunk Size

    Displays the chunk size used by data path.

  • Data Path ID

    Displays the data path id.

  • Data Path Type

    Indicates whether the data path is configured for Silo storage or Regular Storage.

  • Device Type

    Displays type of the library. For example, disk or cloud or tape.

  • Drive Pool

    The name of the drive pool configured to access the library.

  • Enabled

    Indicates whether the data path is enabled or not.

  • Hardware Compression

    Displays whether hardware compression is enabled.

    If Hardware Compression:

    • Is enabled, the value is displayed as 1.
    • Is disabled, the value is displayed as 0.

    Note that hardware compression is applicable only for tape libraries. For disk library data paths, the value is displayed as -1.

  • Hardware Encryption

    Displays whether hardware encryption is enabled.

    If Hardware Encryption:

    • Is enabled with Via Media Password option, the value is displayed as 1.
    • Is enabled with No Access option, the value is displayed as 2.
    • Is disabled, the value is displayed as 0.

    Note that hardware encryption is applicable only for tape libraries. For disk library data paths, the value is displayed as -1.

  • Index Cache

    Displays the name of the index cache used by the data path.

  • Library

    The name of the library attached to the MediaAgent.

  • MediaAgent Name

    The name of the MediaAgent.

  • Replication

    Indicates whether the data path is configured for Replication.

  • Scratch Pool

    The name of the scratch pool associated with the data path.

  • SILO

    Indicates whether the data path is configured for Silo storage.

  • Status

    Whether the data path is set as the preferred data path or not. The icon includes a tick mark, when it is set as the preferred data path.

Add

Click this button to open the Copy Data Path Candidates dialog box, which allows you to select the data path candidates from a list of MediaAgents. The list of MediaAgents depends on the other options selected in this dialog box, and are described in the following sections.

Delete

Click this button to delete the selected data path candidate. Note that you cannot delete the preferred data path.

Set Default

Click this button to set the selected data path candidate as the default data path.

Properties

Select a data path and then click this button to view the properties of the data path.