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Friday, May 10, 2013

Troubleshooting Netbackup Error code 58

The backup may fail with error 58 its because of the below following reasons 

Netbackup client services are not running

The Firewall or anti virus enabled 

Please turn of and check else try to add the bpcd, vnetd, and pbx port to firewall exceptiton rules. and check.
if that does not work..
please proceed with the below troubleshooting steps
From Master :-
--> ping <client name>
--> nslookup <client name>
--> grep <client name> /etc/hosts
--> bpcltncmd -hn <client name>
--> bpcltncmd -ip <client IP>

From Client:-
--> bpcltncmd -self
--> bpclntcmd -pn
-->bpcntcmd -hn <client name>
-->bpcltncmd -ip <client IP>

Hope from this we will be able to figure out what was the exact issue.


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  2. To get the longer explanation
    setenv MANPATH ${MANPATH}:/usr/openv/man
    export MANPATH=${MANPATH}:/usr/openv/man

    man bpcntcmd

    Regards Martin

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