In this article I would like to share what Symantec consulting recommends that Netbackup Administrator perform the following tasks to ensure a properly funtioning Netbackup domain.
This information has been taken from from Symantec Netbackup Configuration Report document.
Symantec consulting recommends the following metrics be tracked on a regular basis to ensure an optimally performing NetBackup infrastructure.
CPU load: Recommend that it be less than 80% throughout the backup window.
Memory usage: Less than 90% usage all through the backup window.
Catalog Disk Space: Less than 90% full.
Daily Backup Volumes: Trends point to impending problems with the capacity of the infrastructure.
Backup Jobs outside the window: Points to schedule adjustments.
Backup Failures: Recommend less than 5%.
Backup Failure Code Trends: Points to other environmental problems in the enterprise.
Media in the scratch pool: Recommended to have at least twice the number of media required for a weekly full.
Restore Start Times: Points to tape drive resource contentions.
CPU load: Recommended to be less than 90%
Memory usage: Recommended to be less than 90%
HBA Saturation: Recommended to be greater than 85%
NIC Saturation: Recommended to be greater than 70%
Tape Drive Utilization: Recommended to be evenly used across all tape drives
Please refer the following link to access the document.