Processes used in NetBackup client-server communication

Article:HOWTO56228  |  Created: 2011-07-25  |  Updated: 2012-01-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO56228
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Processes used in NetBackup client-server communication

The logs described in this topic record details about the NetBackup client-server communication. You can use these logs to adjust NetBackup client-server communication by means of wait and delay counters, as described in related topics.

Table: Logs used in NetBackup client-server communication

Log directory

Type of backup

UNIX log:

/usr/openv/netbackup/logs/bpbkar

Windows log:

install_path\Veritas\NetBackup\logs\bpbkar

Standard, MS-Windows, FlashBackup, FlashBackup-Windows, Enterprise Vault, Lotus Notes, Domino, Sharepoint, DB2 snapshot backups, Oracle RMAN PROXY/snapshot backups, Oracle Block Incremental Backups without RMAN, MS-SQL-Server snapshot backups

UNIX log:

/usr/openv/netbackup/logs/bpdb2

Windows log:

install_path\Veritas\NetBackup\logs\bpdb2

DB2 stream-based backups.

The bpdb2 directory must be writable by the DB2 user (not just by the root user).

UNIX log:

/usr/openv/netbackup/logs/dbclient

Windows log:

install_path\Veritas\NetBackup\logs\dbclient

Oracle RMAN stream-based backups.

The dbclient directory must be writable by the Oracle user (not just by the root user).

Windows log:

install_path\Veritas\NetBackup\logs\dbclient

MS-SQL-Server stream-based backups. (Not supported on UNIX or Linux.)

UNIX log:

/usr/openv/netbackup/logs/exten_client

Windows log:

install_path\Veritas\NetBackup\logs\exten_client

DataStore/XBSA stream-based backups.

The exten_client directory must be writable by the application that is performing the backup/restore operation.

UNIX log:

/usr/openv/netbackup/logs/infxbsa

Informix stream-based backups.

The infxbsa directory must be writable by the Informix user. (Not supported on UNIX or Linux.)

UNIX log:

/usr/openv/netbackup/logs/sybackup

Windows log:

install_path\Veritas\NetBackup\logs\sybackup

Sybase stream-based backups.

The sybackup directory must be writable by the application that is performing the backup/restore operation.

See Finding wait and delay counter values

See Example of using wait and delay counter values


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