How to configure NetBackup for Automated Billing for Consumption

For each master:

  • Set the Entitlement Id in the bp.conf

echo ENTITLEMENT_ID = A12345 | /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpsetconfig

  • Set nbdeployutil to auto-gather once per day
    • Add the following entries to txt
      • For Windows: <Install_Dir>\NetBackup\var\global
      • For Linux/Unix: /usr/openv/var/global





  • Verify NBU Telemetry is turned on in bp.conf

echo TELEMETRY_UPLOAD = YES | /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpsetconfig

  • Verify NBU Telemetry Agent can send data to Telemetry Server via HTTPS
    • Run version check, looking for current installed version and latest version available at Veritas:

/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbtelemetry –version


    nbtelemetry - A tool for the NetBackup Product Improvement Program.



      VERSION: 1.3

      BUILDID: NBTELAGENT_1.3_0002


      UPDATE:  1.3

      BUILDID: NBTELAGENT_1.3_0015


License and Copyright:

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2016 Veritas Technologies LLC. All rights


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