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Decommissioning of media server

Created: 20 Feb 2013 | 5 comments

I am having the error invalid EMM argument (191) during decommissioning of a media server when i run

 

nbemmcmd -deletehost -machinename belgium.mtn.com.ng -machinetype media

Operating Systems:

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Nagalla's picture

hi,

could you show us the exact error message with the command.

 

and also let us know the output of nbemmcmd -listhosts

revaroo's picture

You don't mention the version of NetBackup you are running this on.

This **MAY** be appropriate but **MAY** not :) 

 

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

 

Vickie's picture

Share some more details like,

Master server OS and NBU version.

Media server OS and NBU version.

nbemmcmd -getemmserver

nbemmcmd -listhost -verbose

Exact error/logs you facing while hit the command to decomm the server.

Check below tech note of decomm process, have you did all the pre work for decomm of media server.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH62119

Peteros's picture

I am running on netbackup 7.0.1 the output of nbemmcmd -listhosts is shown below

root@ojnbu1 # ./nbemmcmd -listhosts
NBEMMCMD, Version:7.0.1
The following hosts were found:
server          nbu1
ndmp            oj7410-2c2
ndmp            ik7410-1c1
ndmp            ojdd01
virtual_machine ojtvcsrv02.mnt.com.ng
virtual_machine ojtvcsrv02.mtn.com.ng
virtual_machine ojtvcsrv01.mtn.com.ng
virtual_machine ojtvmsrv02.mtn.com.ng
cluster         nbu1
media           austria
media           benin
media           egypt
media           perth
media           canada
media           tonga
media           ojms02
media           ojms05
media           ojms01
media           ojms06
media           ojms03
media           ojms04
media           polokwane.mtn.com.ng
media           samoa
media           japan
media           johannesburg
media           ikmgt02.mtn.com.ng
media           ojm9k03d04.mtn.com.ng
media           ikm9k01d00.mtn.com.ng
media           ikm9k01d02.mtn.com.ng
media           ikbi01.mtn.com.ng
media           ikm9k01d03.mtn.com.ng
media           ikm9k01d01.mtn.com.ng
media           oldangola
media           ojtvcbsrv01
media           ojdc1b0c
media           ojtvdr01
media           ojhyper01
media           ojtvdr02
media           ojtvdr03
media           ojtvdr04
media           kilo
media           ojtaxondbprod02
media           ojtsrv04
media           ojtea01
media           ojtmbx01
media           ojtmbx02
media           chgsrv01
media           ojm5k06d01.mtn.com.ng
media           ojtfin01
media           ojm5k09d00.mtn.com.ng
media           iksv01
media           ojm5k11.mtn.com.ng
media           ojm5k10d01.mtn.com.ng
media           ojm5k01d01.mtn.com.ng
media           ojnfs01.mtn.com.ng
media           ojscms01.mtn.com.ng
media           ojscms02.mtn.com.ng
media           ikc2b3c.mtn.com.ng
media           fmsdom2.mtn.com.ng
media           ojm5k05d01.mtn.com.ng
media           ojm5k06d00.mtn.com.ng
media           ojc3b9c2
media           belgium.mtn.com.ng
master          ojnbu1
master          ojnbu2
master          iknbu3
Command completed successfully.
The error i am having is invalid EMM argument (191)

Giri_S's picture

Use it as ...

nbemmcmd -deletehost -machinename belgium.mtn.com.ng -machinetype media -masterserver ojnbu1 -operatingsystem <> -netbackupversion <>

Netbackup Admin (Unix)