7.0 SMS Security for SMDR

SMS provides remote backup and restore services using the Storage Management Data Requester (SMDR). This gives you the flexibility to use SMS from a single server to back up the entire network. This section details the security features available in SMS to secure your backup networks.

The SSL protocol is used to secure remote backup connections that are created by SMDR. For more information on SSL/TLS, see RFC 2246.

The following topics are discussed in this section: