Definitions for "Network Data Management Protocol"
Keywords:  backup, ndmp, seamlessly, tivoli, nas
An open protocol for network-based backups of file servers that allows platform-independent data storage.
An industry-standard protocol that allows a network storage-management application (such as Tivoli Storage Manager) to control the backup and recovery of an NDMP-compliant file server without installing third-party software on that file server.
A communication protocol that standardizes command and control functions, allowing a central backup application to seamlessly backup different file servers.