How to restart NetBackup services on Windows.

How to restart NetBackup services on Windows.

Article: 100012543
Last Published: 2021-07-29
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Product(s): NetBackup

Problem

How to restart NetBackup services on Windows.

Solution

Stopping services:
 

a) Stop NetBackup services

<install_path>\NetBackup\bin\bpdown /f /v

If the NetBackup services did not stop completely, please stop the process by using the taskkill (taskkill /PID <pid> /F) command or from the 'task manager.'

<install_path>\NetBackup\bin\bpps
 
The following are not normally needed, but may be useful if there are any problems with service restart:

Remove temp files

<install_path>\NetBackup\var\*.ior
<install_path>\NetBackup\var\*.ior.mgr

Remove lock files

<install_path>\Volmgr\misc\*lock*

Clear host Cache

Delete the contents of <install_path>\NetBackup\var\host_cache folder.

b) Stop vxpbx service

net stop VRTSpbx


Starting services:
 

a) Start vxpbx service

net start VRTSpbx

b) Start NetBackup services

<install_path>\NetBackup\bin\bpup /f /v

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