DOCUMENTATION AND DOWNLOAD: NetBackup Support Utility (NBSU) 1.7.1 - Usage and Examples for 7.x and previous versions

Article:TECH160944  |  Created: 2011-05-26  |  Updated: 2014-08-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH160944
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nbsu 1.7.1 README May 01, 2014
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The Symantec nbsu utility that gathers diagnostic information
on a NetBackup server or client.
The nbsu 1.7.1 release provides enhancements and fixes to previous versions of nbsu.
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DEPENDENCIES
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I. NEW FEATURES AND PLATFORM PROLIFERATIONS
II. KNOWN ISSUES
III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
V. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
VI. RELEASE CONTENT
Conventions
Current Release Update


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The following information describes the upgrade and downgrade rules or
scenarios that apply to this utility.

- Upgrade scenarios:
The nbsu 1.7.1 utility:
- Should be applied to all NetBackup servers and clients.
- Is compatible with NetBackup versions 3.X, 4.X, 5.X, 6.X and 7.X
- Can be run in environments where nbsu has been previously run.

- Downgrade scenarios:
None.


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I. NEW FEATURES AND PLATFORM PROLIFERATIONS
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This section describes the new UNIX and Windows features and platform
proliferations that are being released in nbsu 1.7.1. The following lists
provide brief descriptions of the new features and enhancements.

Platform Proliferations:
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New Features and Enhancements:
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The nbsu 1.7.1 release contains the following new features and enhancements.

+ Added new nbsu diagnostics as described below.

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II. KNOWN ISSUES
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This section contains known issues with this release.


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III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
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Save a copy of the existing nbsu binary before installing.

Download the correct nbsu platform binary into the
appropriate director on the client:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/support

or

<NetBackup install path>\NetBackup\bin\support


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IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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Save a copy of the existing nbsu binary before installing.

Place the correct platform binary of nbsu in the
appropriate directory:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/support/

or

<NetBackup install path>\NetBackup\bin\support\


nbsu is self-documenting piece of software. Once installed, use
the -H option to obtain a details set of nbsu instructions and
usage examples, as follows:

# nbsu -H


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V. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
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Revert to the saved copy of the existing nbsu binary, or completely
remove nbsu from the appropriate directory:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/support

or

<NetBackup install path>\NetBackup\bin\support


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VI. RELEASE CONTENT
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This section contains the Release Update conventions, content, and
historical content that is applicable to the release.

Conventions:
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The following list describes the conventions used in the subsections that
following this section. Each item listed in the Current Release Update
subsection describes a feature, enhancement, or issue fixed with this
Release Update.

Description
Describes a particular enhancement or correction contained in this
Release Update.


Current Release Update
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Each item listed in this section describes a feature, enhancement, or change
that comprises this Release Update. Please read this section thoroughly to
understand the contents of this update.

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Etrack Incident = ET3252440

Description:
Added three new diagnostics to collect Fibre Transport Media Server
and SAN Client configuration information.

For Linux and Solaris NetBackup 6.5 or greater Media servers, added
the new diagnostic NBU_ft_server.

For Windows NetBackup 6.5 or greater Media servers or clients, added
the new diagnostic OS_wmic.

For AIX, HP, Linux and Solaris NetBackup 6.5 or greater clients, added
the new diagnostic NBU_san_client.
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Etrack Incident = ET3343227

Description:
For Windows NetBackup 7.6 and greater clients, added two new
diagnostics to collect NetBackup Change Journal file information.

Added the NBU_change_journal_info diagnostic to detect the drive paths
associated to Fixed drives on the system and then to do a 'dir' of the
each drive path in order to show the file characteristics of any files
present.

Added the NBU_change_journal_files diagnostic to detect the drive paths
associated to Fixed drives on the system and check for the existence of
any of the following NetBackup Change Journal files:

VxCJDelete.dat
VxCJMon.dat
VxCJInfo.dat

If any of these files are present, the diagnostic will copy them and
create a

change_journal_files.<ext>

compressed bundle file (format and directory/file structure dependent
on the bundling program available on the system). Due to the
potential large size of NetBackup Change Journal files, the
NBU_change_journal_files diagnostic must be designated on the nbsu
command line (via -d) in order to be selected to run.
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NBSU 1.7.1
1.7.1_nbsu.zip (28.9 MBytes)


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