Deciding whether to use the NDMP Configuration Express Guide

This guide describes how to quickly configure an ONTAP 9 cluster to use the Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) to back up data directly to tape using a third-party backup application.

You should use this guide if you want to configure NDMP in the following context:

If these assumptions are not correct for your situation, you should see the Data Protection Tape Backup and Recovery Guide.

Data protection using tape backup