Sending email notifications to the administrator about unsuccessful backups

Article:HOWTO14637  |  Created: 2008-01-11  |  Updated: 2008-01-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO14637
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Sending email notifications to the administrator about unsuccessful backups

Use the following procedure to send email notifications to a client's administrator only if the backups have a non-zero status.

To send email notifications to the administrator for backups with a non-zero status

  1. Install and configure a mail client on the server.

    See Installing the email utility.

  2. Edit the nbmail.cmd script on the server.

    Configuring the nbmail.cmd script

  3. Open the NetBackup Administration Console on the master server.

  4. Expand NetBackup Management > Host Properties > Master Server.

  5. Open the properties of the master server.

  6. Select Universal Settings.

  7. In the Client administrator’s email field, enter the email address of the administrator to receive the notification emails. (Separate multiple addresses with commas.)

    See About the Universal Settings properties.

  8. Enable the Server sends mail option and click Apply.

Sending messages to the global administrator about unsuccessful backups

Sending messages to the administrator about successful and unsuccessful backups


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