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nike_new
Level 6

In NBU,What are PBX based processes?Are they unified processes?

example of such processes?

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Manjunath_Rajan
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Hi, PBX based process means all client socket communication happens to take place while connecting through a single port. For example, stopping PBX while there are active or queued NetBackup jobs will cause backups to fail with a Status 12 (file open failed), a Status 25 (cannot connect on socket), or a Status 50 (client process aborted), as well as other possible errors.

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Ashish-Sharma
Level 6
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Hi,

Check thread may be help

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/private-branch-exchange-pbx-service

Manjunath_Rajan
Level 4
Certified
PBX is private branch exchange.It helps to limit the number of TCP/IP ports that NetBackup uses. It also allows all socket communication to take place while connecting through a single port. The PBX port number is 1556. PBX is a part of installation process during master server build.

Marianne
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Show us output of 'bpps -x' on YOUR linux master server - we will tell you.... Always best to be able to identify processes on your own server.

See this TN (applicable to NBU 7.1 as well): http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH142421

nike_new
Level 6

I just want to know the names of PBX process

RamNagalla
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its only one Process.

when you run the bpps -x you can see that as below., did you try running the command bpps -x  and see whats all listing there?

 

 

Shared Symantec Processes

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    root  2573     1   0 13:10:57 ?           0:00 /opt/VRTSpbx/bin/pbx_exchange

nike_new
Level 6

 

NB Processes
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root       936     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpjava-susvc rlangis -1 -1 en_US /usr/openv/java/auth.conf 1 -1 933 noUserCredentialsFile
root       938   936  0  2012 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpjava-susvc rlangis -1 -1 en_US /usr/openv/java/auth.conf 1 -1 933 noUserCredentialsFile
root       940   936  0  2012 ?        00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpjava-susvc rlangis -1 -1 en_US /usr/openv/java/auth.conf 1 -1 933 noUserCredentialsFile
root       964   936  0  2012 ?        00:00:03 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpjava-susvc rlangis -1 -1 en_US /usr/openv/java/auth.conf 1 -1 933 noUserCredentialsFile
root      6576     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:27 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/vnetd -standalone
root      6579     1  0  2012 ?        00:02:47 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpcd -standalone
root      6667     1  0  2012 ?        09:49:47 /usr/openv/db//bin/NB_dbsrv @/usr/openv/var/global/server.conf @/usr/openv/var/global/databases.conf -hn 7
root      6719     1  0  2012 ?        00:21:49 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbevtmgr
root      6750     1  0  2012 ?        00:06:10 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbaudit
root      6879     1  0  2012 ?        02:48:28 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbemm
root      6885     1  0  2012 ?        00:29:11 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbrb
root      6910     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:18 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bprd
root      6915     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:16 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpcompatd
root      6918     1  0  2012 ?        00:26:36 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbjm
root      6920     1  0  2012 ?        00:03:56 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpdbm
root      6925  6920  0  2012 ?        00:31:02 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpjobd
root      6938     1  0  2012 ?        00:05:19 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbpem
root      6957  6938  0  2012 ?        00:01:29 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbproxy dblib nbpem
root      6964     1  0  2012 ?        00:21:58 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbstserv
root      7003     1  0  2012 ?        00:06:06 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbrmms
root      7116  6918  0  2012 ?        00:00:17 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbproxy dblib nbjm
root      7118     1  0  2012 ?        03:08:31 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbsl
root      7146     1  0  2012 ?        00:05:02 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbars
root      7183     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:24 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbvault
root      7192     1  0  2012 ?        00:05:27 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbsvcmon
 
 
 
MM Processes
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root      6896     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:55 /usr/openv/volmgr/bin/ltid
root      6902     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:50 vmd
root      7178  6896  0  2012 ?        00:00:00 tldd
root      7241  6896  0  2012 ?        00:00:53 avrd
root      7246     1  0  2012 ?        00:00:09 tldcd
 
 
Shared Symantec Processes
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root     11145     1  0  2012 ?        00:03:42 /opt/VRTSpbx/bin/pbx_exchange

RamNagalla
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so in your output its

Shared Symantec Processes

 

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root     11145     1  0  2012 ?        00:03:42 /opt/VRTSpbx/bin/pbx_exchange

 

 

nike_new
Level 6

I was reading PBX documents and it was documented that PBX allows all PBX based processes to receive comm on a single port.

 

What is all PBX based processes here?

Manjunath_Rajan
Level 4
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Hi, PBX based process means all client socket communication happens to take place while connecting through a single port. For example, stopping PBX while there are active or queued NetBackup jobs will cause backups to fail with a Status 12 (file open failed), a Status 25 (cannot connect on socket), or a Status 50 (client process aborted), as well as other possible errors.

nike_new
Level 6

OK.Between master ,media and client servers?

Manjunath_Rajan
Level 4
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Yes...Exactly

Marianne
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You can see that you have one PBX process running. 

This is the process that accommodates all connection requests between servers and clients.

I believe we have told this previously in your other posts:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/telnet#comment-7306981 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/pbx-does-not-need-run-client-only-master-and-media-se... 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/use-bpcd-port-client 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/bptestbpcd-output-clarification 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/port-and-process 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/what-port 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/we-have-nbu-71-our-environmentlinux 

If you need which processes connects between servers and between servers an clients, see the NBU 7.x process flow diagram:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/downloads/netbackup-7x-process-flow 

PLEASE take your time and go carefully through EACH of these links. I promise you - it REALLY contains answers to ALL your questions.