Veritas NetBackup™ Logging Reference Guide
- Using logs
- Changing the logging levels
- About unified logging
- About legacy logging
- Backup process and logging
- Media and device processes and logging
- Restore process and logging
- Advanced backup and restore features
- Storage logging
- NetBackup Deduplication logging
- OpenStorage Technology (OST) logging
- Storage lifecycle policy (SLP) and Auto Image Replication (A.I.R.) logging
- NetBackup secure communication logging
- NetBackup proxy helper logging
- NetBackup proxy tunnel logging
- Snapshot technologies
- Locating logs
- NetBackup Administration Console logging
- Using the Logging Assistant
You can choose to apply the same logging level for all NetBackup processes. Or, you can select logging levels for specific processes or services.
Table: Logging level descriptions
The process uses the same logging level as the.
No log is created for the process.
A small amount of information is logged for the process.
Use this setting unless advised otherwise by Veritas Technical Support. Other settings can cause the logs to accumulate large amounts of information.
Levels 1 through 4
Progressively more information is logged at each level for the process.
The maximum amount of information is logged for the process.
This setting controls the logging level for all processes and for those processes that are set to. You can control the logging level for some NetBackup processes individually.
See Overrides for legacy logging levels.
See Unified logging levels for the primary server.
These logging levels apply to legacy processes logging. The logging levels that are displayed depend on the type of host (primary, media, or client).
Table: Logging level overrides for legacy processes
The NetBackup backup and restore manager.
The NetBackup disk manager.
The NetBackup tape manager.
The NetBackup Jobs Database Management daemon. This setting is only available for the primary server.
The NetBackup database manager.
The NetBackup Request Daemon.
The logging level for database agent logs. For details on which logs to create and refer to, see the guide for the specific agent.
These logging levels apply to NetBackup services logging and are only available for the primary server.
Table: Logging levels for NetBackup services
The NBPEM) creates policy and client tasks and determines when jobs are due to run. If a policy is modified or if an image expires, NBPEM is notified and the appropriate policy and client tasks are updated.(
The NBJM) accepts the jobs that the submits and acquires the necessary resources.(
The NBRB) makes the allocations for storage units, tape drives, client reservations.(
You can also set logging values in the Windows registry, the bp.conf file, or in unified logging.
Table: Logging levels and their values
Legacy logging - Windows registry
Legacy logging - bp.conf
Hexadecimal value of
VERBOSE = 0 (global)
processname_VERBOSE = 0
If the global VERBOSE value is set to a value other than 0, an individual process can be decreased by using the value -1. For example, processname_VERBOSE = -1.
Hexadecimal value of
processname_VERBOSE = -2