Streams - Getting Started

Setting the Data Readers for File System Agents

To enable Data Readers for File System Agents:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, expand Client Computers > client > File System > backup_set.
  2. Right-click the appropriate subclient and then click Properties.
  3. In the Subclient Properties dialog box, click the Advanced Options tab, specify the value in Number of Data Readers box, and then click OK.

    Default Value: 2.

Setting the Streams for Database Agents

To enable streams for Database Agents (for example MS SQL and Oracle):

  1. From the CommCell Browser, expand Client Computers > client > database_agent > instance.
  2. Right-click the appropriate subclient and then click Properties.
  3. In the Subclient Properties dialog box, click the Storage Device tab, specify the value in the Number of Data Backup Streams box, and then click OK.

Setting the Device Streams on a Storage Policy

To configure the sufficient number of streams in the Storage Policy.

Note: The number of stream configured in the Storage Policy should be equal to or greater than, the number of data readers specified in the Subclient Properties.

  1. From the CommCell Browser, expand Policies > Storage Policies > storage_policy>.
  2. Right click the appropriate storage policy, and then click Properties.
  3. In the Storage Policy Properties dialog box, enter the number of streams in the Device Streams box, and then click OK.