NDK: SMS Developer Components

Novell® Backup infrastructure (Storage Management Services or SMS) provides backup applications with the framework to develop complete backup and restore solutions. SMS helps to back up file systems (such as NSS) or applications (such as GroupWise®) on NetWare® and OES Linux.This guide contains information regarding SMS interfaces and their interrelationships that applications writing to SMS can use to protect data on NetWare or OES Linux.

This guide consists of the following sections:


The target audience for this guide are backup application developers and corporations that already have experience with SMS in building applications for NetWare and OES Linux. This guide helps to understand existing and newer features and functionality that SMS provides.


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Additional Documentation

For documentation on SMS recommendations, see the SMS and Backup Application Development - Recommendation Guide.

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