How to install Emergency Engineering Binaries on a VCS clustered NetBackup server if the installation requires NetBackup services to be down?

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Problem

How to install Emergency Engineering Binaries on a VCS clustered NetBackup server if the installation requires NetBackup services to be down?

Solution

 
1. Freeze the cluster.
/opt/VRTSvcs/bin/hagrp -freeze nbu_group
2. Shutdown NetBackup using bp.kill_all on active node.
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bp.kill_all
3. Install EEB on active node following the instructions*
4. Install EEB on inactive node following the instructions*
5. Start NetBackup using bp.start_all
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bp.start_all
6. Unfreeze and clear the fault status on cluster.
/opt/VRTSvcs/bin/ hagrp -unfreeze nbu_group
/opt/VRTSvcs/bin/ hagrp -clear nbu_group
* Please see TN 313221 about using eebinstaller utility

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DOCUMENTATION: Instructions on using the NetBackup Emergency Engineering Binary (EEB) installer

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