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NetBackup 7.x Process Flow

创建时间: 31 5 月 2012 • Updated: 06 6 月 2012 | 38 条评论
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NetBackup Troubleshooting Guide Appendix A contains process flow diagrams as well as detailed explanation.

A Symantec Trainer has shared this easy to read summary in pdf format with me.

I would like to share it here for the benefit of the greater community.

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Majid 的图片

Thanks for the document upload.

Regards,

Majid,

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Tanmoy 的图片

Much better than the older one...Thanks both :)

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concrete_block 的图片

Much easier to understand.

Thanks again

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Amaan 的图片

Thanks Marianne as usual. :)

great doc.

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William Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen 的图片

Hi Guys

I created the attached file from the NBU Manual back in the day(NBU6.5). Being a bit of a noobie[I still am] I created it to get my head around the NBU processes. 

It's a power point presentation that shows the process flow, where to look at/for logs and how to stop and start the process. Hopefully it will be of some help to somebody else out there.

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Marianne 的图片

Great stuff!

Your name looks South African or Dutch?

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

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William Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen 的图片

Hi Marianne

Ek is 'n Afrikaner :-). Maar my van is maar nederlands. Bly om te sien iemand het darm die post gesien.

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abidghori 的图片

It is good

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NETBACKUP Process flow.pptx  

 was encrypted.

When open it, it required password.

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Marianne 的图片

Not encrypted, just password-protected.

You should be able to open 'read-only'.

View the doc as a slide show.

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

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SNZ 的图片

got it thanks

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Willie_SA 的图片

GOOD,

hahahahhahaha nou is dit 'n Afrikaanse site hierdie ............. Welkom Broer ...............

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Marianne 的图片

Ons Suid-Afrikaners weet hoe om self-voorsienend te wees!

The slide-show is AWESOME!!

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

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Ian_C. 的图片

... ons sal altyd die tall praat.

Please mark the post that best solves your problem as the answer to this thread.
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Here is the attached one of the old document about NBU process flow 

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If this post has helped you, please vote or mark as solution.

Before break-up, make sure you have a good backup.....  ;-)

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Marianne 的图片

You will notice that Figure 1 contains a 'nbgenjob' process which was used to manage multiple streams in NBU 6.0. This process was removed in NBU 6.5. This why I was so glad when I found this new, updated doc.

Same 6.0 doc also published here: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH46468

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

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VKumar 的图片

Good document

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jklems99 的图片

Thank you, this doc really helps!!

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new2nbu 的图片

Thanks so much for sharing -- this is a great document to help understand process flow within NBU .  

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Will Restore 的图片

Ik ben niet Nederlands maar dankzij allemaal hetzelfde

yes

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

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captain jack sparrow 的图片

hi marianne

do we have similar process flow diagram for DeDupe also

 Cheers !!!

CJS

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muzzu 的图片

PPTX has some scrambled letters, it is possible to get te password to move them?

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Mr.Fox Foot 的图片

@muzzu - PPTX is working fine, Kindly go through the PPTX document using slideshow method, step by step documentation works fine.

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rrokkz 的图片

mariane

it is quite deep detailed information you hve shared

Thaxn for this. can u post similar for backup exec if yu have

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Andrew Madsen 的图片

Marianne,

This is a wonderful flow however I found that you do not discribe the Master Server / Client communications that take place during a multistream backup. We found out reciently that we cannot even start then if you have "Allow multiple streams" selected and the master server cannot talk to the client.

The above comments are not to be construed as an official stance of the company I work for; hell half the time they are not even an official stance for me.

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phani456 的图片

thanks for the pdf and pptx. thank you both :)

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Vickie 的图片

Thanks Marianne for the best doc which explains process flow very clearly.

Thanks William for sharing the PPT created which is exellent for understanding the process of netbackup and logs too.

smiley

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jason qian 的图片

very good very good
TKS

Marianne van den Berg

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Micha_S. 的图片

awesome thing... just looking for a Backup Exec 2012 Process Flow.. any flow charts in circulation?

Sollte Ihnen dieser Beitrag geholfen haben Ihr Problem zu lösen, so markieren Sie ihn bitte als Lösung. Danke

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OpsCenter Database

Schema document wink

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Tong Duy Thanh 的图片

It's wonderful. I deployed NBU many times but I don't strong understand about process flow diagram. With this document I more confident to troubeshoot for my customer.

Thanks

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ontherocks 的图片

Good Link :)

OTR

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Gopikrishna 的图片

Nice document

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Na'im Rafail 的图片

Nice shared guy. 

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yadav.neeraj821 的图片

Hi,

Please tell me about SLP (Storage Lifecycle Policy).

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BasigDegrasia3 的图片

Thanks alot guys

Really, this is one of the usfull post i ever seen.

Bader N. AL-Shammari

Systems Engineer

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Gopikrishna 的图片

HI Neeraj,

SLP is (Stoarge Lifecycle Policy).  we will use for backup retention purpose and also  we can create duplications from one datacenter to another dcenter

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The Index Reference card at the top of the thread is simplistic and covers the majority of the logs you'll need for basic backups to tape. The power point is good also for an overview.

The http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH46468 posted by Marianne is the best public document available. There are mistakes in this document too. The most obvious is the lack of BPCD even being mentioned and others.

The netbackup 7.5 troubleshooting guide gives us more information about the process flow that is correct and accurate. http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5180  What is missing is the call backs some processes make shown in Marianne's link. 

There is not one document that shows a lot of the differences when the same process flow is used with other features. (VMware, Accelerator, BMR, Snapshots, etc). The more you know about the product the easier our jobs become. From a Detailed status and the point of failure we know what host to go to and which logs to enable.

To get the most definitive answer on the process flow. Shut down netbackup. Enable verbose = 5 and Vxlogs to 6. Use the mklogdir. Then configure a one file backup all on the master server as the client. Use the Detailed status to give the pid number you'll need to find in the logs along with the above guides as to which log to read first.

The other option is to inquire with Education Services and have a class taught on the subject.

Happy Backup. 

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