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Description of numeric status messages which are displayed when using BEMCMD through command line utility.

Created: 20 Jul 2009 • 1 comment
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The Backup Exec Command Line Applet is a convenient way to access some of the most useful features of Backup Exec from a command prompt.

The Command Line Applet allows management of only one media server at a time, but allows for remote management of media servers within an enterprise. However, if the Central Admin Server Option (CASO) is installed, you can administer all servers managed by the central administration server.

Backup Exec must be installed and running on a media server in order for the Command Line Applet to target it, but the Command Line Applet does not have to be run from a media server. The Command Line Applet uses functional command switches typed in a command prompt window to perform most Backup Exec functions and utilities.

Note: Backup Exec Command Line Applet is only backwards compatible for a previous release and dot releases of the same version of Backup Exec.

The Command Line Applet displays job statuses as numeric values. Descriptions of possible job status return values are:

The Backup Exec Command Line Applet is a convenient way to access some of the most useful features of Backup Exec from a command prompt.

The Command Line Applet allows management of only one media server at a time, but allows for remote management of media servers within an enterprise. However, if the Central Admin Server Option (CASO) is installed, you can administer all servers managed by the central administration server.

Backup Exec must be installed and running on a media server in order for the Command Line Applet to target it, but the Command Line Applet does not have to be run from a media server. The Command Line Applet uses functional command switches typed in a command prompt window to perform most Backup Exec functions and utilities.

Note: Backup Exec Command Line Applet is only backwards compatible for a previous release and dot releases of the same version of Backup Exec.

The Command Line Applet displays job statuses as numeric values. Descriptions of possible job status return values are:

Job Status Code Description

JOB_STATE_CANCELED = 1 The job has been terminated because it was canceled.

JOB_STATE_COMPLETED = 2 The job has completed and is waiting for final disposition.

JOB_STATE_SUCCESS_WITH_EXCEPTION S = 3 The job has completed successfully with some exceptions.

JOB_STATE_DISPATCHED = 4 The job has been dispatched.

JOB_STATE_HOLD = 5 The job is on hold.

JOB_STATE_ERROR = 6 The job has completed with an error.

JOB_STATE_INVALID SCHEDULE = 7 The schedule for the task is invalid. The job will never run.

JOB_STATE_NOT_IN_WINDOW = 10 The job's scheduled time window closed before the job could be dispatched. There may not have been an available device during the time window.

JOB_STATE_READY_BUT_PAUSED = 11 The job is ready, but the media server is paused.

JOB_STATE_PENDING = 12 The job is in a transitional state.

JOB_STATE_RECOVERED = 13 During startup, Backup Exec detected that a job was active when the server was shut down, and that the Checkpoint restart option was not enabled for this
job. The job history log has been marked JOB_STATE_RECOVERED, and the job has been scheduled to restart immediately

JOB_STATE_RESUMED = 15 During startup, Backup Exec detected that a job was active when the server was shut down, and that the Checkpoint restart option was enabled for this job.
The job history log has been marked JOB_STATE_RESUMED, the job has been scheduled to restart immediately, and the job flag has been set to indicate checkpoint restart.

JOB_STATE_ACTIVE = 16 The job is currently running on the server.

JOB_STATE_READY = 17 The job is eligible for dispatch.

JOB_STATE_SCHEDULED = 18 The job has a due date in the future.

JOB_STATE_SUCCESS = 19 The job has been completed successfully.

JOB_STATE_SUPERCEDED = 20 The job is ready, but another higher precedence task is eligible to run.

JOB_STATE_THRESHOLD_AUTO_ABORT =21 The job was canceled because it was not completed within the number of hours or minutes that were set for the Enable automatic cancellation option on the job schedule.

JOB_STATE_TO_BE_SCHEDULED = 22 The job needs to have the due date calculated.

JOB_STATE_LINKED_JOB = 23 The job is linked to another job, and will not start until that job is finished

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