I ran the show systemservices and they do show up. I still do not know if it
is safe to exclude these system services on my W2k3R2-EE server.
BTW the client is at 22.214.171.124 level.
On 9/20/07, Joanne T Nguyen <jtn AT us.ibm DOT com> wrote:
> Hi Rick,
> There is undocumented command called "show systemservices" that will show
> all the services on the system.
> The output will look like this
> tsm> show systemservices
> stat rc system object (sub command)
> ---- ---- ---------------------------
> OK 0000 WMI Database (WMI)
> OK 0000 Event Log (EVENTLOG)
> OK 0000 IIS Server Metabase (IIS)
> The sub command, in the (), is the keyword that you can use for exclude
> processing or backup command. In this example, you can say
> exclude.systemse eventlog
> For services that we do not map to a keyword, the writer name will be used
> and will be shown in the () field.
> Do you know if "OSEARCH VSS WRITER" and "PSSEARCH VSS WRITER" are valid
> writer name?
> You can issue "vssadmin list writers", a Microsoft VSS tool, to list all
> the writers.
> Hope this helps.
> Joanne Nguyen
> TSM Client Development
> On Sep 20, 2007, at 7:42 AM, Rick Harderwijk wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Our TSM clients on SharePoint servers try to do a backup of these
> > services:
> > SYSTEM SERVICES\SPSEARCH VSS WRITER
> > SYSTEM SERVICES\OSEARCH VSS WRITER
> > I tried to exclude these items in the dsm.opt file this way:
> > EXCLUDE.SYSTEMSERVICE "OSEARCH VSS WRITER"
> > EXCLUDE.SYSTEMSERVICE "PSSEARCH VSS WRITER"
> > This, however, does not work. Does anyone know how to exclude these
> > services
> > from backup?
> Rick -
> When posting, please include platform info and software levels involved.
> Note the client manual advisory on Exclude.Systemservice:
> "This option is valid for Windows Server 2003 and Windows Vista only."
> which might be the issue.
> Be sure to perform 'dsmc q inclexcl' after changing *clude options,
> to assess validity, order, and contributing sources. Check the
> dsmerror.log for any odd findings during backups.
> Richard Sims