As we all know netbackup client installation can be performed using
2 ) Or mounting the cdrom and performing installation using ./install .
The problem with above two methods is either we have to add client to policy or installation expects response constantly from user . I have a requirement to perform netbackup installation without user intervention .My requirement is to installation netbackup client software on 500 servers as part of baseline even before these are added any domain . I have achieved this by editing "install" script code providing by netbackup .
This helped in installing netbackup as part of base line along with OS .
Summary of tasks to do to automate netbackup installation
|S.no||Entity to automate||Action to be taken||Script to Modify|
|1||Is it Local installation||
Hardcode installation as local installation .
Are you installing to root environment?
|2||Enter name of netbackup server||Hardcode netbackup installation is client installation and give master server name inside the script||client.inst|
|3||Would you like to use XXX name as your client||Hardcode client name inside the script as "hostname" (install)||client.inst|
|4||For 220.127.116.11 Which package would you like to install||Hardcode client package to select in NB_update.install||NB_upate.install|
|5||Would like to install any other package||Break the loop with the given code below to come out from 18.104.22.168 installation script||NB_upate.install|
1)Hardcoding Local Installation
Line number 1267 , 361
Original source code New code
After installing netbackup check for exclude list .It is good to check exclude list and put the necessary default exclude list .
cp /netappshare/default_exclude_list /usr/openv/TI/bin
You can put the buffers also in the script .
Installing netbackup 22.214.171.124
4) Hardcoding client package to select in NB_update.install
Line : 163
Script : NB.update_install
return 0 return 0
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