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/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/get_license_key ;license key utility
/usr/openv/var/license.txt ;license key file
/usr/openv/netbackup/bp.conf ;netbackup parameters, read or start only
/usr/openv/volmgr/vm.conf ;media manager parameters
/usr/openv/java/nbj.conf ;netbackup java console parameters
pkginfo -l SYMCnetbp ;package details
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/version ;version
cat /usr/openv/pack/pack.summary ;patch history
bpconfig -L ;modify or display global configuration attributes
bpconfig -tries 3 -period 12 ;sets backup tries to 3 for every 12 hours
touch /usr/openv/volmgr/debug ;enable media manager logging
touch /usr/openv/netbackup/logs ;enable netbackup logging, create dir beneath i.e bptm
cat /usr/openv/netbackup/db/config/sync ;master server global attributes - set via gui
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/support/support > support.txt ;service support request file
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nonroot_admin ;non root users specify group, version 4.5
/usr/openv/java/auth.conf ;non root users authorisation file
/usr/openv/netbackup/exclude_list ;exclude list file for all policy
/usr/openv/netbackup/include_list ;include list file


tpconfig ;tape configuration utility - menu or cli
tpconfig -d ;display robot and drive info
tpconfig -delete -robot 0 ;delete robot zero
tpconfig -add -robot 0 -robtype tld -robpath /dev/sg/c2t0l1 ;add robot
ls /dev/rmt/0cbn ;c - compression, b - berkley style, n - no rewind
vmoprcmd ;shows pending requests, drive status
vmoprcmd -up 0 ;perform operator functions on drives i.e up drive
vmoprcmd -d pr ;displays pending requests
mmcrawl ;checks media server for conflicts
bpstulist ;see list of storage units
sgscan [all|basic|changer|disk|tape] ;display tape devices
tpclean -L ;print cleaning statistics


/etc/init.d/netbackup [start|stop] ;startup scripts
bpps -a ;check running processes or use gui activity monitor
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/bp.kill_all ;another stop method
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/initbprd ;starts master server request daemon
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bprdreq -terminate ;stop master server request daemon bprd
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/initbpdbm ;start master server catalog manager daemon
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpdm -terminate ;stop master server catalog manager daemon
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/vmd ;starts media manager daemons
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/ltid -v ;media manager logical tape interface daemon, debug mode
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/stopltid ;stops ltid
jnbSA ;admin tool to configure media and device manager
bpjava-msvc ;application server authentication service for jnbSA
jbpSA ;client tool backup, archives and restores
bpjava-susvc ;application server handles all requests for jnbSA


vmcheckxxx -rt tld -rn 0 -rh xxx -h xxx -M xxx ;shows robot contents, media and mismatch column
vmcheckxxx -rt tld -rn 0 -rh xxx -h xxx -recommend ;only shows proposed changes
vmupdate -rt tld -rn 0 -rh xxx -h xxx ;update volume from robot contents
bpbackupdb ;catalog backup
bprecover -l -m $myvol -d hcart ;determine most recent catalog
bprecover -r -m $myvol -d hcart ;restoring catalog
vmquery -m $myvol ;query volume db (master) - details
vmquery -a -b -h xxx ;query volume db (master) - brief one line
vmquery -b -p 3 -h xxx ;query volume db (master) - pool number 3
bpimmedia -L -mediaid $myvol ;query images db, display info of images on media
bpimagelist -d 12/17/08 18:00:00 -e 12/17/08 22:00:00 -U | awk '{ total += $5 } END { print total }' ;query images db, sum bytes
bpimagelist -st CINC -media -d 12/17/08 18:00:00 -e 12/17/08 22:00:00 -U ;query images db, report on CINC
bpmedialist -L -m $myvol ;query media db, see media server used
bpmedialist -summary ;query media db, GOOD media summary report
bpexpdate -m $myvol -d 0 ;expires media, see separate removal per catalog below
bpexpdate -m $myvol -d 0 -host xxx -justmedia -force ;delete media id from media catalog
bpexpdate -ev $myvol -d 0 -justimage -force ;delete media id from image database
vmdelete -m $myvol ;delete media id from volume database
bpexpdate -m $myvol -d infinity -host xxx -M xxx ;set retention time, see bpmedialist
vmchange -h xxx -exp 12/31/03 23:59:59 -m $myvol ;change media expiry date to Dec 31
bperror -media -d 03/10/05 01:00:00 -e 03/10/05 23:00:00 -U ;expired media info
ls /usr/openv/netbackup/db/media/errors ;see media errors
bpmedia -freeze -m $myvol ;freeze, unfreeze, suspend, unsuspend
bpmedia -movedb -m $myvol -newserver xxx -oldserver xxx ;move media catalog
vmpool -listall ;list all volume pools
vmpool -add $mypool "Unix Full" ANYHOST -1 -2 ;add pool
vmpool -delete $mypool ;delete pool
bpduplicate ;duplicate tape
bpimport ;import tape
bpverify -hoursago 2 ;verify image to image catalog - not client list


cd /usr/openv/netbackup/logs/user_ops/sanadm/logs ;see user logs
cd /usr/openv/netbackup/vault/sessions ;see eject session details
bperror -all -U -backstat -client $myclient ;you can also use bperror to status of backups
bperror -backstat -d 12/17/08 18:00:00 -e 12/17/08 22:00:00 -U ;display jobs by status
bpdbjobs -report | grep Active ;see active jobs
bpdbjobs | grep -i $myhost ;see status for a host
bperror -statuscode 219 -recommendation ;error help
bperror -U -backstat -by_statcode ;nice summary of success by status code
bperror -backstat -server xxx -d 06/16/04 18:00:00 -e 06/17/04 17:00:00 -U ;summary status
bperror -s error -server xxx -d 03/10/05 01:00:00 -e 03/10/05 23:00:00 -U ;errors only
bpimagelist -d 12/17/08 18:00:00 -e 12/17/08 22:00:00 -U | awk '{ total += $5 } END { print total }' ;query images db, sum bytes
bpimagelist -d 04/01/10 -e 04/01/10 -U -client $myclient ;see results of backups and images


touch /usr/openv/netbackup/db/altnames/No.Restrictions ;allow clients to restore to alternate clients
bplist -C -l -s 03/11/05 -R /export/home/ ;show files backed-up
bpbackup -p unix_USER -s weekend -S d1pr0009 -f /tmp/t.txt -w ;user-directed backup submit from client
bpbackup -p unix_DEV -s weekday -i -h d1pr0009 ;starts immediate backup (like starting manual from gui)
bprestore ;cli
bparchive -p user_all -s user_archive -f listfile ;archive (backup/remove) files
bpclient -max_jobs 2 ;only effects this client
bpclient -client d1pr0150.. -M d1pr0009.. -update -no_callback 1 ;client is updated to use vnetd
bpgp from serverA /etc/resolv.conf /tmp/resolv.conf ;obsolete - get host file
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/index_clients 9 ;index client catalogs, faster restore
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/install_client_files ftp d1de0199 spi0004 ;copies to client
/tmp/bp/bin/client_config -L ;after running "above cmds", run as root on client
bpclntcmd -ip ;discover hostname based on IP
bpclntcmd -hn ;discover IP based on name
bpclntcmd -pn ;used by client to test master server
bpclntcmd -sv ;shows netbackup master server version
telnet "client" bpcd ;check bpcd on client
telnet "master" bprd ;check bprd on master
jnbSA ;admin - configure media and device manager
bpadm ;admin - admin character based
xbp ;admin - X Windows
jbpSA ;client - backup, archives and restores
bp ;client - admin client based


/usr/openv/netbackup/exclude_list ;exclude list file for all policy
/usr/openv/netbackup/exclude_list.${mypol}all ;exclude list file for dev all policy
/usr/openv/netbackup/include_list ;include list file
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/check_coverage ;produces what's backed-up in /tmp
bppolicynew unix_test ;creates new policy
bppolicynew existing_policy_name -renameto policy_name -M master ;create, rename policy
ls /usr/openv/netbackup/db/class ;directory location of policies
bpplinfo $mypol -L ;list policy details
bpplinfo olicy -modify -residence tstunit ;set policy STU to testunit
bpplclients $mypol -L | awk '{print $2}' ;see list of client for this policy
bpplclients $mypol -add d1de0199 Solaris Solaris9 ;add client to policy
bpplinclude $mypol -l ;set file lists with policy
bpplinclude $mypol -add /usr ;add /usr directory to file list
bpplsched $mypol -L -label weekend | grep EXCLUDE ;weekend exclude dates
bpplsched $mypol -add weekday -st CINC -rl 3 -freq 604800 -window 64800 43200 ;add,delete,list
bpplschedrep $mypol -rl 2 ;modify (change) schedules, bpplsched does add/delete/list
bpplschedwin ;modify window within policy