Veritas NetBackup™ OpsCenter Performance and Tuning Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1)
  1. Overview
    1.  
      Purpose of the guide
    2.  
      Disclaimer
  2. About OpsCenter configuration
    1.  
      OpsCenter Server configuration
    2. About OpsCenter Server on a virtual machine
      1.  
        Physical versus virtual configuration for OpsCenter Server
      2.  
        Guidelines on the OpsCenter VM parameters
      3.  
        About VM settings and % gains during OpsCenter report generation
    3.  
      OpsCenter database configuration
    4.  
      OpsCenter services
  3. About OpsCenter performance and tuning
    1.  
      Sizing considerations
    2.  
      Sizing guidelines
    3. About tuning OpsCenter for increased performance
      1.  
        About performance tuning guidelines
      2.  
        About adding NetBackup Master Servers to OpsCenter
      3.  
        About using a web browser to access OpsCenter
      4. About saving the OpsCenter log files on a different drive
        1.  
          Checking the debug level of logs
        2.  
          Saving the log files to a different location on Windows
        3.  
          Saving the log files to a different location on UNIX
      5. About adjusting the heap size or cache size for OpsCenter services
        1.  
          Adjusting the default heap size for the OpsCenter server service
        2.  
          Adjusting the default heap size for the OpsCenter web server service
        3.  
          Adjusting the default heap size for the OpsCenter Agent service
        4.  
          Adjusting the OpsCenter database service cache size
      6. About OpsCenter database defragmentation
        1.  
          Checking the disk fragment count
        2.  
          About allocating more memory before database defragmentation
        3.  
          Defragmenting the OpsCenter database
      7.  
        About purging data periodically
    4. Moving OpsCenter server to a different computer
      1.  
        About saving the files before moving the OpsCenter Server
      2.  
        Moving OpsCenter server because of constraints in upgrade
      3.  
        Moving OpsCenter server because of issues in the existing setup
  4. OpsCenter best practices
    1.  
      Network configuration best practices
    2. Installation and upgrade best practices
      1.  
        Things to avoid during installation and upgrade
    3. OpsCenter database best practices
      1.  
        Things to avoid while you use OpsCenter database
    4. Backup products best practices
      1.  
        Things to avoid while you collect data from backup products
    5.  
      OpsCenter Server best practices
    6.  
      OpsCenter reporting best practices
    7.  
      Best practices for antivirus configuration on Windows

Saving the log files to a different location on UNIX

Use the following procedures to save the log files for OpsCenter components in a different location.

By default, OpsCenter writes VxUL logs to the following directories:

OpsCenter Server

<INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/logs

To save the log files for OpsCenter server in a different location

  1. Enter the following command to save log files to a different location:

    <INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/bin/vxlogcfg -a -p 58330 -o 148 -s LogDirectory="<New log directory location>"

    Note:

    58330 is the OpsCenter product ID. 148 is the OID for OpsCenter server.

  2. Enter the following command to stop the OpsCenter server process:

    <INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/bin/stopserver

  3. Enter the following command to start the OpsCenter server process:

    <INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/bin/startserver

To save the log files for OpsCenter web console in a different location

  1. Enter the following command to save log files to a different location:

    <INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/bin/vxlogcfg -a -p 58330 -o 147 -s LogDirectory="<New log directory location>"

    Note:

    58330 is the OpsCenter product ID. 147 is the OID for OpsCenter web GUI.

  2. Enter the following command to stop the OpsCenter web server process:

    <INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/bin/stopgui.sh

  3. Enter the following command to start the OpsCenter web server process:

    <INSTALL_PATH>/SYMCOpsCenterServer/bin/startgui.sh