Veritas NetBackup™ Commands Reference Guide
- Appendix A. NetBackup Commands
vnetd — The NetBackup communication daemon
-standalone | -terminate
On UNIX systems, the directory path to this command is /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/
On Windows systems, the directory path to this command is <install_path>\NetBackup\bin\
vnetd is the NetBackup network communications service (daemon) used to create firewall-friendly socket connections. It allows all socket communication to take place while it connects to a single port. Start vnetd as a continuously running service (daemon). Note that inetd no longer launches vnetd.
When you install NetBackup on a client, the installation process typically adds entries for vnetd to the following:
The following options are available for vnetd:
Instructs vnetd to run continuously. -standalone is the default condition for NetBackup startup.
Stop the running vnetd service.