Administering Veritas NetBackup

PATROL users with appropriate rights can administer Veritas NetBackup with Veritas NetBackup KM for PATROL. They can more especially:

Starting the Master/Media Server

To start the master/media server:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the server instance > KM Commands > Administration
  2. Select:
    • Start Master Server… to start the master server
    • Start Media Server… to start the media Server.

    Starting the Master/Media Server

Stopping the Master/Media Server

To stop the master/media server:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the server instance > KM Commands > Administration
  2. Select:
    • Stop Master Server… to stop the master server
    • Stop Media Server… to stop the media Server.

    Starting the Master/Media Server

Assigning, Denying, or Resubmitting Mount Requests

When a mount request appears, its parameter NBURequestElapsed is immediately set to Warning or Alarm depending on the elapsed time. The mount request can then be assigned, denied, or re-submitted as follows:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the Mount Request instance > KM Commands > Administration

  2. Select one of the following options:

    • Assign…
    • Deny…
    • Resubmit…
  3. Click Yes to confirm your choice.

A similar menu is available at the Mount Requests instance level to perform any of these actions on all mount requests at once.

Bringing Standalone Drives Online or Offline

To bring a standalone drive online or offline:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the Standalone Drive instance > KM Commands
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Online Drive…
    • Offline Drive…
  3. Click Yes to confirm your choice.

Bringing Robotic Drives Online or Offline

To bring a robotic drive online or offline:

  1. In the PATROL console, right-click the Robotic Library Drive instance > KM Commands
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Online Drive…
    • Offline Drive…
  3. Click Yes to confirm your choice.

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