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VBscript for Windows desktops and servers to redact logs...

Some forum posters are unable to post even fragments of, let alone complete, raw log files for NetBackup. If a poster takes a copy of the attached script and places it on their desktop they will then be able to drag'n'drop log files onto the script ...

sdo by Level 6
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Windows based script to identify top folder/file in backup images...

Sometimes it's not easy to quickly determine which images contain specific drives/volumes/folder-sets. Here's a simple reporting script which will list backup images, and the first 'name' entry at the top of the backup image contents.  

sdo by Level 6
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Windows script to collect NetBackup client details in to a CSV file...

Hoping that this might prove useful for some. It's a Windows DOS/batch script which will query all NetBackup clients and retrieve basic details such as version, and installation path, and OS type, etc.. and create a CSV file which can then be used/m...

sdo by Level 6
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NetBackup - Daily clients backup success report

I had a request from a customer to get a daily report whether all servers were backed up in a small matrix showing two weeks back. See the  attached screenshot sample_report.png The attached report shows a matrix of colored squares one per server a...

effiko by Level 4
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NetBackup Scheduling Timelines - Script

This is the direct download for the script referenced in the blog entry "NetBackup Scheduling Timelines."  By downloading this script, you are accepting the responsibility of the usage of the script.  In other words: use it at your own risk.  The scr...

AlanTLR by Level 5
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UNIX script to up drives on mediaservers

I am not the original author of this script, but have modified and maintained it over the years.   #!/usr/bin/ksh #---------------------------------------------------------------------- # Keith G. Deems # Check drives, bring drive up if down, emai...

bperror perl script

#The following filters out select columns, filters out the most recent job results for #a given client/policy/schedule, converts the ctime to readable format and sorts by schedule example: bperror -backstat -l -d 07/20/2011 -e 07/20/2011 | errorchk....

Script about the count of available media in Robot

Hi, Here is the script that gives count of available media in robot according to hcart2 and hcart3 ( thisis up to you ). You can put this script into crontab so email can be send backup operator groups. /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/available_medi...

Policy Changes Alert

This script checks for the Policy changes made in netbackup and shows all the change made in the Policy database from the last run time of this script.

Netbackup Report Writer

Hi NBU Folks, In this download I'm sharing the VB utility that i coded to generate Netbackup reports. Features. Can be automated to run daily.Either run it on master or media server, But it needs to be Windows as its a VB utility.Can be used to trace...

Conslidated Drive Management Script

The script is intended to automate the drive monitoring. The drive goes down due to read / write failures. The monitoring needs to be done to bring up the drives to make sure that backup happens through those drives. This script is in execut...

Deepak_G by Level 6
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Netbackup Policy Reporter

Its quite common for management or other teams asking for Netbackup Policies and A netbackup admin needs to keep these details updated every time there are changes done to the policy. I found this need to automate this task which made me to write t...

Clients at Risk

This reporting script generates a report for clients that have had problems backing up for: The past 2 consecutive days The past 3 consecutive days No backups for the past 7 days No backups for the past 24 hours Error code 196 (Window Closed) # Pur...

Netbackup Detailed Changed Policies Report

This is a report script that tracks changes from day-to-day. It provides more details than Deepak's script (http://www.symantec.com/connect/downloads/policy-change-details-script) for those who want more.  This is designed to run once per day via cr...

Policy Change - Details script

There is no mechanism in netbackup to track the changes in the policies. We can get the details of the modified policies only from the OS level. This script can be added in the crontab and  when executing it will find the policies which were changed...

Deepak_G by Level 6
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