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Script to Count the SQL DB's backed up in Daily manner

Created: 18 Mar 2009 • Updated: 18 Mar 2009 | 3 comments
Karthikeyan Sundaram's picture
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Script to Count the SQL DB's backed up in Daily manner

Guidelines:

1. Create a file D:\Servers.txt with List of Clients

2. Open the script file and change the line below as per your installed path.

Set objExec = objShell.Exec("SETX HOMEPATH D:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin")

3.Save this file and execute it.

4.Output will be saved in Excel under D:\Details.xls

Find the attaced file for sample output.

Let me know if you face any issues.

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peterdcross's picture

The script addresses a problem in backups which is knowing how many data bases are backed up in each instance of SQL configured. The problem as I have found out, is knowing how many should be backed up and then comparing that to the actual backup count. I have had an occurrence where an SQL instance with Backup All in the script was hanging on a database file and the remaining databases were not backed up, something like 13 of 19 databases in one SQL instance, which was one of several in a 4 server active-active setup. The database admins were moving the databases across the servers on a regular basis to complicate the issue. What is needed is a count of the databases installed as well as this backup count, then a simple list of any unsuccessful backups. I hope this comment provides food for thought for you.

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Sathish Kumar R's picture

Hi Karthikeyan,

As per your advice , i have placed the "Servers" file in D drive with some server names. Also my master server has been installed in D drive only.I am executing this script , but it fails with error. Please find the attachment.

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Karthikeyan Sundaram's picture

Hello,

Sorry i have missed comments. Check out this 2 lines. It uses a temp staging test file. which will be created under this folder Test. You can create a folder called Test else remove the Test from that script line.

File_Name="D:\Test\" & strcomputer & ".txt"
 
Set myFile1 = myobj.CreateTextFile(File_Name, 2)

Thanks, Karthikeyan Sundaram.

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