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bperror -l output, what do the columns mean? How consistant is the output from release to release?

Created: 12 Mar 2010 | 1 comment
JasonGAtRove's picture

Regarding the output from bperror -l, I am wondering what columns mean and what the possible values are. Playing around with bperror -l and bperror -L, I notice that the fourth column is the severity and an Error is severity 16, Info is severity 4, what are the other severity values?
Has the output format for bperror -l changed from say release 5 to release 7?
I am looking for similar information that the documention for the output of bpdbjobs.
I am developing a smartphone application to access NetBackup from a handheld, this information would be very helpful!
Thanks.

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Nickolay L.'s picture

> I am wondering what columns mean

From NetBackup 7 specification:
"-columns ncols
For the -L and -U reports, -columns provides an approximate upper bound
on the maximum line length. bperror does not try to produce lines exactly
ncols characters in length.
-columns does not apply to the -l report.
ncols must be at least 40. The default is 80."

> Playing around with bperror -l and bperror -L, I notice that the fourth column is the severity and an Error is severity 16, Info is severity 4, what are the other severity values?

Other fields, please, refer to the "Symantec NetBackup™ Commands" guide

> Has the output format for bperror -l changed from say release 5 to release 7?

No.