Linux backup job succeeds with exception but copies only the NFS mount point structure
|Article:TECH216759|||||Created: 2014-04-17|||||Updated: 2014-06-06|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH216759|
It is observed on some Linux distributions such as OEL and Asianux, sometimes the backup succeeds with exception copying only the NFS mount point structure without backing up the files inside it.
Job Completion Status: Completed with exceptions
Unexpected behavior of NFS locking
First workaround is to take a backup of the NFS mounted files without the file locks. Perform the following steps to disable the file locks:
Second workaround is to back up NFS mounted files with NFS locking enabled. Perform the following steps to resolve the NFS locking issue in most cases:
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