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how do I get the policy settings for netbackup?

Created: 27 Mar 2013 • Updated: 25 Apr 2013 | 8 comments
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  Schedule:          SERV-DC02__DIFF

    Type:            Differential Incremental Backup

    Frequency:       every 1 day

    Maximum MPX:     0

    Synthetic:       0

    PFI Recovery:    0

    Retention Level: 3 (1 month)

    Number Copies:   1

    Fail on Error:   0

    Residence:       (specific storage unit not required)

    Volume Pool:     (same as policy volume pool)

    Server Group:    *ANY*

    Residence is Storage Lifecycle Policy:     0

    Daily Windows:

          domingo    22:00:00  -->  segunda-f  06:00:00

          segunda-f  22:00:00  -->  terça-fei  06:00:00

          terça-fei  22:00:00  -->  quarta-fe  06:00:00

          quinta-fe  22:00:00  -->  sexta-fei  06:00:00

          sexta-fei  22:00:00  -->  sábado     06:00:00

          sabado     22:00:00  -->  domingo   06:00:00

Operating Systems:

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Will Restore's picture

command is

bppllist <policyname> 

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

Anderson Santos's picture
I tested the command and it worked perfectly, thank you
Stumpr2's picture

The path is $INSTALL_DIR\netbackup\bin\admincmd\bppllist <policy name> -U

If the $PATH is not set in your cmd window then you may have to cd to it.

VERITAS ain't it the truth?

Anderson Santos's picture
I tested the command and it worked perfectly, thank you
Zailar's picture

In unix you can use this script for all policy.

echo "List all NBU policies"
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bppllist > /tmp/output.txt
echo ""
echo "Get detail info on each policy"
echo ""
for i in `cat /tmp/output.txt`
echo "Get detail info on policy $i"
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bppllist $i -U >> /tmp/outputpolicy.txt
Vickie's picture
Hi Anderson,
Below are two commands which can be used to check policy related information. This might help you to get the details/information you are seeking for.
1) bpplinfo - manage or display policy attributes for NetBackup

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpplinfo policy_name -L 

To List information for this policy. This option is required.

It specifies a list type and produces a listing with one policy attribute per line, in the format policy_attribute: value. The value can be expressed both in numeric and name form. 

Fields in the list include:

Policy Type


Follow NFS Mounts (applies only to NetBackup Enterprise Server)

Cross Mount Points

Client Compress

Collect TIR Info

Policy Priority

Ext Security Info

File Restore Raw

Client Encrypt

Max Jobs/Policy

Mult. Data Stream


Backup Copy

Disaster Recovery

Collect BMR Info

Max Frag Size


Volume Pool

Share Group

2) bppllist - list policy information

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bppllist [policyname] -L
Anderson Santos's picture
I tested the command and it worked perfectly, thank you