How to startup netbackup 8.20 on Linux Ubuntu

How To Start up The Veritas Netbackup 8.2 Services On Client Server

Veritas Netbackup 8.2 is the latest version of Netbackup and just launched on June 28, 2019. The Veritas NetBackup Platform is known as a unified data protection for any size enterprise with enterprise-class scale, performance, and extensive workload integrations.

What’s New in Veritas Netbackup 8.2

From the veritas official web, we found if the Veritas Netbackup 8.2 bring new key features, namely :

  • Agentless VMware recovery—Granular restore of VM data without agents.
  • DR to the cloud—Orchestrate disaster recovery into AWS.
  • Enhanced backup to the cloud—Faster deduplication and dedupe to AWS Glacier.
  • Backup of snapshots—Create backup copies of supported snapshots.
  • Application-aware snapshots—Create application-consistent snapshots of Oracle, DB2.
  • NetBackup for Red Hat virtualization—Simple user experience, role-based access and APIs.
  • NetBackup for OpenStack— Parallel streaming backup of OpenStack systems
  • NetBackup for MongoDB—Database-aware, parallel streaming backup of MongoDB.
  • Two-factor authentication—More secure access to the NetBackup console.
  • Expanded REST API library—Expanded calls and support for SwaggerTM interface.

Starting Netbackup Services on Client Server

In Netbackup software, there are at least three types of servers, namely: master server, media server and client server. All server type has different function and usage. All servers are communicating via reserved TCP ports and there are running serveral services among servers. The services which are running on each servers type is different.

After installation process on client server was completed we have to validate it by shell script command. Please check the command line below to startup, check all services on client server. At the client server, there are five services must be running, namely : vnetd, bpcd, nbftclnt, nbdisco and bmrbd. At the first time these service aret started up by the bp.start_all script.

root@ubuntu:/usr/openv/netbackup/bin# ./bp.start_all
Starting vnetd...
Starting bpcd...
Starting nbftclnt...
Starting nbdisco...
Starting bmrbd...
root@ubuntu:/usr/openv/netbackup/bin# ./bpps -a
NB Processes
------------
root      15005  13368  0 04:51 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/vnetd -proxy inbound_proxy -number 0
root      15006  13368  0 04:51 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/vnetd -proxy outbound_proxy -number 0
root      15077  13368  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/vnetd -standalone
root      15082  13368  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpcd -standalone
root      15091  15082  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/
bpclntcmd -clean_old_logs
root      15093  15082  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/
bpclntcmd -resync_host_cache 120
root      15098  15077  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 [vnetd] <defunct>
root      15099  15077  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 [vnetd] <defunct>
root      15101  15077  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 [vnetd] <defunct>
root      15102  13368  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/
bpclntcmd -crl_download
root      15116  13368  0 04:52 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbdisco 



Netbakup bp.start_all command

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