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What are the Netbackup Logs & how to enbale them ?

Its require to analyze logs in order to determine root cause of most if backup/restore issues especially the hardware related problems such drive, media..etc.

This post mainly describes important types of Netbackup logs and will see here how to enable them .

By default, log files are placed in the \veritas\netbackup\logs directory on a NetBackup server. To enable logging on any of the NetBackup processes, a directory must be created in the \veritas\netbackup\logs directory on the NetBackup server

bptm overview and how to collect?:

The bptm process handles interactions with the tape device. bptm logs to be enbled in order to collect backup media issues

Go to the media server, and create a folder named bptm under \veritas\netbackup\logs\

On the Netbackup console, go to Host properties – Media server.

Open the affected media server properties.

Click on logging.

Increase the verbosity on bptm log to 5.

Click on Apply and OK. (No need to restart the services)

Categories: Veritas Netbackup
  1. September 24, 2014 at 5:58 pm

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