Veritas NetBackup™ for Sybase Administrator's Guide

  • Modified Date: 2017-06-29
  1. Introduction to NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      About NetBackup for Sybase
    2.  
      Features of NetBackup for Sybase
    3.  
      NetBackup for Sybase terminology
    4. NetBackup for Sybase overview
      1.  
        SQL server and Sybase backup server
      2.  
        NetBackup for Sybase technical overview
      3.  
        Sequence of operation for NetBackup for Sybase backups
    5.  
      NetBackup documentation
  2. Installing NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      Planning the installation of NetBackup for Sybase
    2.  
      Verifying the operating system and platform compatibilityVerifying the operating system and platform compatibility for NetBackup for Sybase
    3.  
      NetBackup server and client requirements for NetBackup for Sybase
    4.  
      Sybase server software requirements for NetBackup for Sybase
    5.  
      Requirements for using NetBackup for Sybase in a NetBackup cluster
    6.  
      About the license for NetBackup for Sybase
    7.  
      Copying the NetBackup for Sybase library to each Sybase instance
    8.  
      Running the sybase_config script
    9.  
      Adding new Sybase instances
  3. Configuring NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      About NetBackup for Sybase configuration
    2. About configuring a backup policy for a Sybase database
      1.  
        Adding a new NetBackup for Sybase policy
      2.  
        About policy attributes for NetBackup for Sybase
      3. About adding schedules to a NetBackup for Sybase policy
        1.  
          Configuring an application backup schedule (NetBackup for Sybase)
        2.  
          Example application backup schedule (NetBackup for Sybase)
        3.  
          Configuring automatic backup schedules (NetBackup for Sybase)
        4.  
          Example automatic backup schedule (NetBackup for Sybase)
      4.  
        NetBackup for Sybase backup types
      5.  
        About schedule properties (NetBackup for Sybase)
      6.  
        Adding clients to a policy (NetBackup for Sybase)
      7. About backup selections for a Sybase client
        1.  
          About NetBackup for Sybase scripts rules
        2.  
          Adding NetBackup for Sybase scripts to the backup selections list
    3. About the backup, restore, and load scripts for NetBackup for Sybase on UNIX
      1.  
        Modifying the backup script for NetBackup for Sybase on UNIX
      2.  
        Example sybase_mydb_backup.cmd script for NetBackup
      3.  
        Modifying the restore script for NetBackup for Sybase on UNIX
      4.  
        Example of a sybase_mydb_restore script
    4. About the backup, restore, and load scripts for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      1.  
        Modifying the backup script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      2.  
        sybase_mdb_backup.cmd script
      3.  
        Additional information for editing the backup script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      4.  
        Modifying the restore script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      5.  
        sybase_mydb_restore.cmd script example for NetBackup
      6.  
        Additional information for editing the restore script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
    5.  
      Modifying the NetBackup for Sybase load script
    6.  
      NetBackup for Sybase environment variables
    7. NetBackup for Sybase configuration or bp.conf file settings
      1.  
        Creating a $SYBASE_HOME/bp.conf file on the UNIX client
      2.  
        Specifying options in /usr/openv/netbackup/bp.conf on the UNIX client
    8.  
      Configuring the logon account for the NetBackup Client Service for NetBackup for Sybase
    9. About striped dumps and loads with NetBackup for Sybase
      1.  
        Example Sybase scripts for striped dumps and loads
      2.  
        NetBackup for Sybase multiplexing considerations - duplicating tapes
      3.  
        NetBackup for Sybase multiplexing considerations - using more than 12 stripes
    10.  
      About permissions for NetBackup for Sybase log files (UNIX)
    11.  
      Configuring the Maximum jobs per client (NetBackup for Sybase)
    12.  
      Performing a manual backup (NetBackup for Sybase)
  4. Using NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      About using NetBackup for Sybase
    2. About Sybase database backups
      1.  
        Sybase backup strategy
      2.  
        Automatic backups of a Sybase database
      3.  
        Backing up a Sybase database manually
      4.  
        Performing a user-directed backup for Sybase
    3.  
      Browsing Sybase backups
    4. About restoring a Sybase database
      1.  
        Using isql to restore a Sybase database
      2.  
        Configuring a redirected restore on the NetBackup for Sybase client
  5. Troubleshooting NetBackup for Sybase
    1. NetBackup debug logs and reports
      1.  
        Enabling the debug logs for a NetBackup for Sybase client automatically (Windows)
      2.  
        Enabling the debug logs manually (Windows) (NetBackup for Sybase)
      3.  
        Enabling the debug logs manually (UNIX) (NetBackup for Sybase)
      4.  
        About the bphdb directory on the Windows database client
      5.  
        About the bphdb directory on the UNIX database client
      6.  
        About the sybackup directory on the UNIX database client (NetBackup for Sybase)
      7.  
        About the sybackup directory on the Windows database client
      8.  
        Setting the debug level on a Windows client (NetBackup for Sybase)
      9.  
        Setting the debug level on a UNIX client (NetBackup for Sybase)
      10.  
        About NetBackup server reports
    2.  
      Sybase Backup Server log and messages
    3.  
      Minimizing timeout failures on large database restores
    4.  
      Minimizing the loading and unloading of tapes for database backups
    5.  
      Delays in completion of backup jobs

About NetBackup for Sybase

NetBackup for Sybase integrates the database backup and recovery capabilities of NetBackup for Sybase with the backup and recovery management capabilities of NetBackup and Media Manager.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      About NetBackup for Sybase
    2.  
      Features of NetBackup for Sybase
    3.  
      NetBackup for Sybase terminology
    4. NetBackup for Sybase overview
      1.  
        SQL server and Sybase backup server
      2.  
        NetBackup for Sybase technical overview
      3.  
        Sequence of operation for NetBackup for Sybase backups
    5.  
      NetBackup documentation
  2. Installing NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      Planning the installation of NetBackup for Sybase
    2.  
      Verifying the operating system and platform compatibilityVerifying the operating system and platform compatibility for NetBackup for Sybase
    3.  
      NetBackup server and client requirements for NetBackup for Sybase
    4.  
      Sybase server software requirements for NetBackup for Sybase
    5.  
      Requirements for using NetBackup for Sybase in a NetBackup cluster
    6.  
      About the license for NetBackup for Sybase
    7.  
      Copying the NetBackup for Sybase library to each Sybase instance
    8.  
      Running the sybase_config script
    9.  
      Adding new Sybase instances
  3. Configuring NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      About NetBackup for Sybase configuration
    2. About configuring a backup policy for a Sybase database
      1.  
        Adding a new NetBackup for Sybase policy
      2.  
        About policy attributes for NetBackup for Sybase
      3. About adding schedules to a NetBackup for Sybase policy
        1.  
          Configuring an application backup schedule (NetBackup for Sybase)
        2.  
          Example application backup schedule (NetBackup for Sybase)
        3.  
          Configuring automatic backup schedules (NetBackup for Sybase)
        4.  
          Example automatic backup schedule (NetBackup for Sybase)
      4.  
        NetBackup for Sybase backup types
      5.  
        About schedule properties (NetBackup for Sybase)
      6.  
        Adding clients to a policy (NetBackup for Sybase)
      7. About backup selections for a Sybase client
        1.  
          About NetBackup for Sybase scripts rules
        2.  
          Adding NetBackup for Sybase scripts to the backup selections list
    3. About the backup, restore, and load scripts for NetBackup for Sybase on UNIX
      1.  
        Modifying the backup script for NetBackup for Sybase on UNIX
      2.  
        Example sybase_mydb_backup.cmd script for NetBackup
      3.  
        Modifying the restore script for NetBackup for Sybase on UNIX
      4.  
        Example of a sybase_mydb_restore script
    4. About the backup, restore, and load scripts for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      1.  
        Modifying the backup script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      2.  
        sybase_mdb_backup.cmd script
      3.  
        Additional information for editing the backup script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      4.  
        Modifying the restore script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
      5.  
        sybase_mydb_restore.cmd script example for NetBackup
      6.  
        Additional information for editing the restore script for NetBackup for Sybase on Windows
    5.  
      Modifying the NetBackup for Sybase load script
    6.  
      NetBackup for Sybase environment variables
    7. NetBackup for Sybase configuration or bp.conf file settings
      1.  
        Creating a $SYBASE_HOME/bp.conf file on the UNIX client
      2.  
        Specifying options in /usr/openv/netbackup/bp.conf on the UNIX client
    8.  
      Configuring the logon account for the NetBackup Client Service for NetBackup for Sybase
    9. About striped dumps and loads with NetBackup for Sybase
      1.  
        Example Sybase scripts for striped dumps and loads
      2.  
        NetBackup for Sybase multiplexing considerations - duplicating tapes
      3.  
        NetBackup for Sybase multiplexing considerations - using more than 12 stripes
    10.  
      About permissions for NetBackup for Sybase log files (UNIX)
    11.  
      Configuring the Maximum jobs per client (NetBackup for Sybase)
    12.  
      Performing a manual backup (NetBackup for Sybase)
  4. Using NetBackup for Sybase
    1.  
      About using NetBackup for Sybase
    2. About Sybase database backups
      1.  
        Sybase backup strategy
      2.  
        Automatic backups of a Sybase database
      3.  
        Backing up a Sybase database manually
      4.  
        Performing a user-directed backup for Sybase
    3.  
      Browsing Sybase backups
    4. About restoring a Sybase database
      1.  
        Using isql to restore a Sybase database
      2.  
        Configuring a redirected restore on the NetBackup for Sybase client
  5. Troubleshooting NetBackup for Sybase
    1. NetBackup debug logs and reports
      1.  
        Enabling the debug logs for a NetBackup for Sybase client automatically (Windows)
      2.  
        Enabling the debug logs manually (Windows) (NetBackup for Sybase)
      3.  
        Enabling the debug logs manually (UNIX) (NetBackup for Sybase)
      4.  
        About the bphdb directory on the Windows database client
      5.  
        About the bphdb directory on the UNIX database client
      6.  
        About the sybackup directory on the UNIX database client (NetBackup for Sybase)
      7.  
        About the sybackup directory on the Windows database client
      8.  
        Setting the debug level on a Windows client (NetBackup for Sybase)
      9.  
        Setting the debug level on a UNIX client (NetBackup for Sybase)
      10.  
        About NetBackup server reports
    2.  
      Sybase Backup Server log and messages
    3.  
      Minimizing timeout failures on large database restores
    4.  
      Minimizing the loading and unloading of tapes for database backups
    5.  
      Delays in completion of backup jobs

About NetBackup for Sybase

NetBackup for Sybase integrates the database backup and recovery capabilities of NetBackup for Sybase with the backup and recovery management capabilities of NetBackup and Media Manager.

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