NetBackup Commands

  1. Steps to Stop NetBackup
    • · /etc/init.d/netbackup stop --> graceful shutdown
    • · /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpps -a --> check for any remaining processes
    • · /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/bp.kill_all ---> kills all remaining netbackup processes, Note: Not necessarily graceful
    • · /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpps -a --> check for any remaining processes
    • · kill -9 for any remaining. NOTE: unkillable processes may require a reboot
  2. Command to gracerfully shutdown NBU
    etc/init.d/netbackup stop
  3. Command to check for runnming NetBack processes
    /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpps -a -
  4. Command to Kill all running NetBackup Processes
    · /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/bp.kill_all
  5. NBU Command to kill "Unkillable Processes
    kill -9 Process name
  6. Command to Start NetBackup
    · /etc/init.d/netbackup start
  7. How do you lanuch the Java (Admin) GUI?
    JAVA from the windows client

    JAVA from the UNIX server - /usr/openv/java/jnbSA &
  8. How do you Check the Status of a backup(s)
    • NBU Activity Monitor
    • or
    • · /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs -report
  9. Procedure to Manually Clean a Tape
    • · Identify the drive name to be cleaned tpclean -L
    • · Manually clean the drive: tpclean -C
  10. Process to determine which tapes were used in a backup?
    • · GUI
    • Backup and Restore
    • --> Find the file system
    • --> Preview Media Button
    • · CLI o
    • Find the correct backup images bpimagelist -U -client -d -e o
    • Find the media used for those images bpimagelist -U -client -d -e -media
  11. Command to List the files in a Backup?
    • bpflist --help -->
    • Note: this is an undocumented netbackup command to list files from a binary .f file
  12. Process to Inventory the Robot
    · Inventory Robot -->/opt/openv/volmgr/bin/vmcheckxxx -rt tld -rn -list ·

    Inventory Robot and Update Configuration --> /opt/openv/volmgr/bin/vmupdate -rt tld -rn -list
  13. List the properties of the Volume Pools
    · vmpool -listall
  14. Command to Count Scratch Tapes?
    • · Count scratch tapes:
    • /usr/openv/volmgr/bin/vmquery -pn Scratch | grep -c "robot slot"
  15. Process to Move Tapes to Scratch Pool
    • Moving tapes to the scratch pool
    • If Needed - Expire the tape --> bpexpdate -ev -d 0 -force -host o

    Move the tape --> vmchange -p 2 -m
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NetBackup Commands
NetBackup Commands