[Veritas-bu] NBU Duplication Activity in 4.5

2003-07-25 10:52:47
Subject: [Veritas-bu] NBU Duplication Activity in 4.5
From: rob AT worman DOT org (Rob Worman)
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 09:52:47 -0500
Actually, ANY duplication job (i.e. bpdbuplicate launched via CLI, 
via the GUI, or via vault) will look the same in the activity monitor.

At 4:19 PM +0200 7/25/03, Peter L. Buschman wrote:
>Thanks for that explanation!  Do I understand you correctly that 
>bpduplicate, by itself, does not put jobs in the job monitor?
>( Rather, that BPVault, as a wrapper around bpduplicate, puts jobs 
>in the job monitor to show what it is doing... )
>If that is the case, I'll have to stick with prowling through 
>bperror logs ( this is via a remote console so I can't use a local
>logfile... ) to pick up the duplication activity.
>At 07:46 AM 7/25/2003 -0400, Bob Grabbe wrote:
>>The full version of Vault under 4.5 doesn't give a lot more information,
>>but it does at least show the jobs in the activity monitor. What we get
>>is one job that is the main vault job, and for each process it kicks
>>off, another job showing what backups are being duped.
>>I.e., my main vault job shows as active, and shows the robot being
>>used, what kind of job (Full, Incremental, Cum), and has an avtive
>>status. The duplication job that is started by the vault job shows the
>>backup list that the process is duping. These are separated the same way
>>3.4 does, by the media id that is being used for the source. Under the
>>detailed status you get the tapes that are being used, mount info, etc.
>>All the same info you get for a regular backup. What you can't tell is
>>where in the list it is.
>>It is useful for being able to tell when you have a vault job running,
>>but not a whole lot else.
>>Bob Grabbe
>>Dominos Pizza LLC
>>grabbeb AT dominos DOT com
>>  >>> "Peter L. Buschman" <plb AT iotk DOT com> 7/24/03 1:26:45 PM >>>
>>Can somebody out there running BPVault or other bpduplicate scripts
>>NBU 4.5 please help me out?   :)
>>( I am stuck with 3.4 at the moment... )
>>What data does NBU include in the job monitor when the bpduplicate
>>is run?  In 3.4, this activity is invisible
>>in the job monitor, but I understand that 4.5 reports on this.  Does
>>have any examples of the records this produces?
>>bpdbjobs -report -all_columns output would be fantastic.
>>Best regards,
>>          Peter Buschman
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