[Veritas-bu] only allow the backup to run in the backup window

2005-08-14 00:04:08
Subject: [Veritas-bu] only allow the backup to run in the backup window
From: David Rock <dave-bu AT graniteweb DOT com> (David Rock)
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 23:04:08 -0500
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* hsuj AT optonline DOT net <hsuj AT optonline DOT net> [2005-08-13 10:55]:
> I wanted to restrict the backup to be started or restarted in the
> backup time window defined in NetBackup policy. When it is out of the
> time window, the startup/restart is not allowed.
> to achieve that, I am thinking if there is NetBackup parameter feeding
> in bpstart_notify script, and thus we can add a logic in the script to
> see if the time is out of the backup window or not, if it is, then
> exit from the script.

You are overthinking it. This is what NetBackup's schedule windows do
already. They define the time that a backup is allowed to start. So, if
your window is from 01:00 to 04:00, if the backup tries to run at 05:00,
it will fail with a 196. No bpstart_notify logic is necessary.

David Rock
david AT graniteweb DOT com

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