Veritas NetBackup™ LiveUpdate Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.1.1, 8.1)

Stopping NetBackup processes and services before upgrading locally

If you need to update a server or client locally, NetBackup services cannot be active.

Before you perform a local update, use the following procedure to stop all NetBackup client services:

To stop NetBackup client services before you install updates locally

  1. Make sure that there are no NetBackup jobs in process or queued to run on any NetBackup servers and clients.
  2. Deactivate all backup policies on all NetBackup master servers.
  3. Deactivate all storage lifecycle policies with the following commands:

    UNIX systems:

    /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/ nbstlutil inactive -lifecycle policy_name

    Windows systems:

    install_path\NetBackup\bin\admincmd\nbstlutil inactive -lifecycle policy name

  4. Deactivate all disk staging storage units.
  5. Deactivate all media servers.
  6. Log on as a database user on the NetBackup hosts that run third-party database software and shut down all database instances.
  7. Proceed with the upgrade.

    See Updating servers by using NetBackup LiveUpdate.