Well, I'm a bit ashamed of that one. Turns out the directory
we were trying to save was declared in Netbackup's exclude
list ... and we say users are dumb :-)
So no, there is no issue with Netbackup and Solaris 8.
Daniel Polombo wrote:
> Got a couple replies on that one, but I still haven't solved my
> problem. Original question below.
> Thanks to Arthur Darren Dunham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> and Don Cary Grant <email@example.com>.
> Arthur had no idea why the second script was executed immediately
> after the first, but pointed out I had no need to lock the DB
> while resyncing disks, which is entirely correct. My mistake :)
> Don suggested posting the question to the Veritas-bu mailing-list,
> whose address gets posted here every once in a while :
> Original question :
> > Hi managers,
> > I have a problem with Netbackup on an E450 running Sol 8.
> > The system has a system disk, and a 100 Go mirror created
> > with Disksuite. There is a DB running on the mirror, that
> > needs to remain available all the time.
> > What we want to do :
> > - before backuping, lock the DB, put one submirror offline,
> > unlock the DB
> > - backup the offlined submirror (with the DB in a coherent
> > state)
> > - after backuping, lock the DB, put the submirror back online,
> > let Disksuite deal with sync issues, unlock the DB
> > I have created bpstart_notify and bpend_notify scripts
> > accomplishing precisely what we need. So far, so good.
> > Unfortunately, when Netbackup backups the system, it
> > doesn't wait for the data to be sent to the server
> > before running the bpend_notify script (as it should, per
> > the Netbackup administrator's manual), instead running
> > that script right after the bpstart_notify.
> > Is there a known bug with Netbackup and Solaris 8? Or I
> > am overlooking something obvious?
> Daniel Polombo
> System/network engineer
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