Release Update NB_ORA_6.5.6.tar provides updates and fixes for Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.5 for Oracle Database Agent on UNIX platforms.

Article:TECH129343  |  Created: 2010-01-27  |  Updated: 2010-01-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH129343
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Issue



Release Update NB_ORA_6.5.6.tar provides updates and fixes for Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.5 for Oracle Database Agent on UNIX platforms.

Solution



ORA 6.5 Pack NB_ORA_6.5.6 README OEBU                       May 4, 2010
Requirement: NB_CLT_6.5.6
SeqNumber: 20100504
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This Release Update provides updates and fixes for Veritas NetBackup (tm) for
Oracle Database Agent.

For additional information about new platform proliferations, new features
associated with this release, end-of-life notifications, known issues, and
the current Release Update content, refer to the following TechNote on the
Symantec Support Web site:

   http://entsupport.symantec.com/docs/341279

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RELEASE DEPENDENCIES
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    -- NB_CLT_6.5.6_<6 digit number>.tar must be installed before this
       Release Update is installed.

    -- Installation of this Release Update requires version 1.6.4.43 of the
       NB_update.install script.



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I. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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There are two ways to install database agent Release Update software.

1.  Remote Installation:  Loads the software on a master server with
   the intent of pushing database software out to affected clients.

2.  Local Installation:   Loads and installs the software only to this
   local machine.

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Remote Installation:

Warning:  Before installation - If production rman scripts are found in
the /usr/openv/netbackup/ext/db_ext/oracle/samples/rman, please save them
in another location to prevent them from being overwritten.

1) Close the NetBackup user interfaces.
  - Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for example,
    backups, restores, or duplications).

  - If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the database
    services are stopped.

2) Log in as the Oracle user on the clients to receive the Release Update
  software and shut down all Oracle instances. (Recommended)

     Login as root on the NetBackup Master/Media server:

3) Install the Release Update binaries.

     cd /tmp
     /bin/sh NB_update.install

  Pick option 1 (Remote Installation) when prompted for the installation
  method.

  You can find the Release Update install logs in /usr/openv/pack/pack.history
  after the installation is complete.

4) Run update_dbclients to push the Release Update software to the affected
  database agent clients:

      /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/update_dbclients Oracle ALL ALL

  This command looks at all possible clients and only updates the ones that
  are currently in the Oracle policy type. For more information on how to
  run update_dbclients, refer to the NetBackup for Oracle System
  Administrator's Guide.

5) For every client to which you pushed the Release Update software in step 5,
  the following steps must be performed:

5.1) Verify that Oracle Agent library is located in /usr/openv/netbackup/bin
    directory.

5.2) Verify that library is visible to Oracle.
    If $ORACLE_HOME/lib[32,64]/libobk.<platform extension> is a soft link to
    /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/libobk.<platform extension> then  the library is
    visible to Oracle.

Perform step 5.3 only if library is not visible to Oracle.

5.3) Make the library visible to Oracle
    Run /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/oracle_link script OR Perform manual linking.

    For more information on how to manually link the library, refer to Oracle
    System Administrator's Guide.

5.4) Restart any Oracle instances. (Recommended)

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Local Installation:

Warning:  Before installation - If production rman scripts are found in
the /usr/openv/netbackup/ext/db_ext/oracle/samples/rman, please save them
in another location to prevent them from being overwritten.

1) Close the NetBackup user interfaces.
  - Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for example,
    backups, restores, or duplications).

  - If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the database
    services are stopped.

2) Log in as the Oracle user and shut down all Oracle instances. (Recommended)

3) As root on the NetBackup for Oracle client, install the Release Update binaries.

       cd /tmp
       /bin/sh NB_update.install
 
  Pick option 2, Local Installation, when prompted.

  This installs the updated NetBackup files for the Oracle library in
  /usr/openv/netbackup/bin.

  You can find the Release Update install logs in /usr/openv/pack/pack.history
  after the installation is complete.

4) Verify that Oracle Agent library is located in
  /usr/openv/netbackup/bin directory.

5) Verify that library is visible to Oracle.
      If $ORACLE_HOME/lib[32,64]/libobk.<platform extension> is a soft link to
      /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/libobk.<platform extension> then library is
      visible to Oracle.

Perform step 6 only if library is not visible to Oracle.

6) Make the library visible to Oracle
       Run /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/oracle_link script OR
       Perform manual linking.

  For more information on how to manually link the library, refer to the
  NetBackup for Oracle System Administrator's Guide.


7) Log in as the Oracle user and restart any Oracle instances. (Recommended.)




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II. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
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1)  Close the NetBackup user interfaces.

       If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle,
       ensure that the database services are stopped.

2)  Change directory to the patch save directory.  
   Substitute the Release Update name for ${PACK} in the following command:

          cd /usr/openv/pack/${PACK}/save

3)  Run the un-install script:

         ./NB_update.uninstall

4)  Verify that the Release Update uninstalled successfully by checking
       /usr/openv/pack/pack.history.

5)  Only if the Release Update was originally pushed to remote clients using
   update_dbclients, re-run update_dbclients after the Release Update was
   successfully uninstalled on the server to "push" the uninstall.


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