How to add Virtual Machine Server credentials using the 'tpconfig' command.


How to use the command-line interface to add or modify Virtual Machine (VM) Server credentials with the tpconfig command.

This is useful when gathering information, or when GUI access is not available.


To display Virtual Machine credentials:
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/tpconfig -dvirtualmachines


To add Virtual Machine credentials:
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/tpconfig -add -virtual_machine <virtual_machine_name> -vm_user_id <user ID> -vm_type <virtual_machine_type> -requiredport <IP_port_number> -password <password>

Note:  The -requiredport switch is optional.

Note:  <virtual_machine_type> can be one of the following:

  • for VMware Virtual Centers
  • for VMware ESX Servers
  • for VMware Converter Servers

This option can be used only if the NetBackup Snapshot Client license key has been installed on the NetBackup Master server.


To update Virtual Machine Credentials:
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/tpconfig -update -virtual_machine <virtual_machine_name> -vm_user_id <user ID> -vm_type <virtual_machine_type> -requiredport <IP_port_number> -password <password>


To delete Virtual Machine Credentials:
/usr/openv/volmgr/bin/tpconfig -delete -virtual_machine <virtual_machine_name> -vm_user_id <user ID> -vm_type <virtual_machine_type> -requiredport <IP_port_number> -password <password>

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