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My version of policy add/remove/change monitoring script

There is already one script doing the policy monitoring job. Here's my version - it will generate REPORT_FILE file, which can be then sent to email address when cron runs this script. It's running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.2 (Tik...

Abesama by Level 6
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TapeAlert analyzer

Talking of TapeAlerts, I'd like to share with you a little script that we use to extract TapeAlert messages from Solaris system log. It's quite small, but allows to see error trends i.e. faulty drive or faulty tape.

Report the Amount of Data stored per NetBackup Client

This script was for calculating the amount of data backed up for policies. Replaced to work with clients, and work out how much per client backed up over a period. UNIX script: Change the HOURSAGO value, in the script, to as far back as you need. It...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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What's New in NetBackup 6.5.4 Podcast (5 mins)

A brief 5 minute overview of what's new in NetBackup 6.5.4.  If you want a deeper dive, sign-up the July 17th webcast.  You can find the registration link at www.symantec.com/netbackup on the right hand side of the screen in the webcast window shade....

Peter_E by Level 4
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Client wise listing of backup size for capacity planning

Thought getting the size of backup for each client we have in netbackup. Sat one day and ploted out this script. We are now using this on a monthly basis for capacity planning. This was really useful for me. This will give you the client wise size o...

Sriram by Level 6
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Script to install Live update Agent on Clients

Hey Guys, Still using human resources to do netbackup update ? Just look @ NetBackup Live update. Below mentioned document wil help you to do. Configure the Live Update Server as per below document. http://support.veritas.com/docs/317256 While f...

Script - Drive Down Notification and Automatically UP the Drive

Hello, This is very useful and handy script. Check Drives on Master Server, if down, bring drive up. Send an email to some one who cares. If the drives are up it does not create the report. Before using kindly edit the script to add your email id...

Deepak_W by Level 6
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List the Files on Tape - Script

 Hello All, This script list all the files on a media, it requires a mediaid as input. Note - Rename this file as .ksh from .txt

Deepak_W by Level 6
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Tape Usage Report - Script

Hello All, This is a Korn (ksh) script. This script gives Tape usage report by Robot - Works for multiple Robots, robot types Slave servers, media types. Must be run on NetBackup Master server  Note- Rename this file to .ksh from .txt

Deepak_W by Level 6
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Scratch Pool Count

 Hello All, This is the shell script which checks the number of scratch tapes and also sends mail if that is under threshold value. Edit this script to set your MINSCRATCH count and your email ID.  Also rename this file to .sh from .txt

Deepak_W by Level 6
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Tape Load - Srcipt

Hello All, Here is a very simple batch file for NT/2000 which loads media from the CAP of a library, into the slots of the library, and assigns the data to the scratch_pool.  

Deepak_W by Level 6
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Being notified about DOWNed tape drives or in AVR status

Hello This is the script I am using to be notified about tape drives which are in the DOWN or AVR status. I am running it from crontab every 30 mins, and if any drive is in DOWN or AVR state I am sending out an emial to me, and in some locations is c...

quebek by Level 6
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A script for manual tape cleaning

We use TapeAlerts for drive cleaning in our NetBackup environment. But when it concerns human intervention, we use the following script as a framework for our cleaning activities. It is self-explainatory, so  I'm not going to disscuss it here in deta...

Script to Configure VSS as a Snapshot Provider

Hello Guys, I think you would have looked at my Article "Low Disk Space" and some of you may intersted in enabling VSS as a Snapshot Provider. https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/low-disk-space But you may lazy and worry to to do this...

CreateSuperMetadata_NTFS.bat

This simple script I wrote creates a file system with many small files, for use to illustrate the benefits of NetBackup's FlashBackup functionality, which does a raw disk backup of the file system (very fast), but also gets the file system's metadata...

TomerG by Level 6
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