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DB2 db backups on AIX getting "Script exited with status = 4 <archive file removal failed>"

Created: 30 Aug 2013 | 1 comment

Nothing more in the Activity Monitor's parent process detail log other than the next line which says "bphdb exit status = 6: the backup failed to back up the requested files".  Any idea where this path to the archive file might be located??

Failed parent process forced a rerun of the backup.  Currently have logging enabled.

This just started happening.  No NetBackup or AIX updates on the applicable LPAR have occurred for several months.


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Will Restore's picture

Look to the bphdb log file on the client for for information.


From the DB2 standard output file (found in the /usr/openv/netbackup/logs/bphdb/ directory, by default):  

SQL2071N  An error occurred while accessing the shared library  
"/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbdb2.so64". Reason code: "2"

Will Restore -- where there is a Will there is a way