16.20 - Adding or Copying a Target Group - Data Stream Utility

Teradata® DSA - DSU Installation, Configuration, and Upgrade Guide

Data Stream Architecture
Data Stream Utility
September 2019
The data from Teradata systems is sent through media servers for backup by backup solutions. These relationships are defined in target groups, which you can create and copy.

When DSC is deployed in the Public Cloud, a default disk file system target group is created (defaultDFTGsystem_name ). This target group scales out/in with the database.

  1. Open the BAR Setup portlet.
  2. Under DSC Servers, select your DSC server.
  3. From the Categories list, select Target Groups.
  4. From the Target Groups list, select Remote Groups.
  5. Do one of the following:
    Option Description
    Add Click "" next to Remote Groups to add a remote group.
    Copy Click "" next to the name of the remote group you want to copy. If you are copy the target group, some items cannot be changed.
  6. For repository backups, select the Use this target group for repository backups only checkbox. Repository target groups have the following limitations:
    • Can be configured with only one media server, one disk file system, and one open file.
    • Cannot be deleted or used for other jobs.
    • Cannot use either AWS S3 or Azure Blob.
  7. Enter a Target Group Name for the new target group. You can use alphanumeric characters, dashes, and underscores, but no spaces.
  8. Select the Enable target group checkbox.
  9. Select a Solution Type.
  10. In the Targets and the Remote Group Details section, make selections for the Solution Type:
    • DD Boost: Select the Target Entity, the Bar Media Server, the Storage Unit and set the Open Files limit.

      You also can select Reject backup job if any media servers are offline, not available for repository backups.

    • Disk File System: Select the Bar Media Server, the Disk File System and the Open Files limit.
    • AWS S3: Select the Account Name, Region, BAR Media Server, Bucket, Prefix, and enter the number of Storage Units.
    • Azure Blob Storage: Select the Storage Account, Blob Type, BAR Media Server, Blob Container, Prefix, and set the number of Storage Units.
    Option Description
    Add Click "" to add; policies and devices, storage units and open files limit, or disk file systems and open files limit.
    Remove Click "" to remove; policies and devices, storage units and open files limit, or disk file systems and open files limit.
  11. Click Apply.