The server whose data you want to back up must have access to the EMC disk array (obviously) and you must configure EMC TimeFinder to create a BCV for the data you want to back up. Then you have to grant read access to the BCV on the SAN to the NetBackup Media Manager. During a backup, the Media Manager will access the BCV (referred to as Frozen Image by Veritas) and back up the data across the SAN to its configured backup storage devices (i.e.: tape library.
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