How to determine if the host is a Symantec NetBackup Appliance

Problem

How to determine if the host is a Symantec NetBackup Appliance

Solution


Use ps to determine if NetBackup Appliance processes are running.

Figure 1 - Checking for NetBackup Appliance processes with ps -elf

Syntax:
ps -elf

Example, with typical output:

4 S root      3233  3232  0  76   0 -  5688 -      Sep20 pts/0    00:00:00 /opt/NBUAppliance/bin/clish 5 S root     30463     1  0  76   0 - 75647 -      Sep21 ?        00:00:04 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/nbrmms 0 S root       482     1  0  85   0 - 21388 184467 09:45 ?        00:00:00 /opt/NBUAppliance/bin/perl -I /opt/NBUAppliance/scripts /opt/NBUAppliance/scripts/hwmon/scripts/disk_perf_check.pl

 

Use rpm to determine if the SYMCnbsppws package is present.

Figure 2 - Checking for NetBackup Appliance packages using rpm

 
Syntax:
rpm -aqi

Example with typical output:
 
Name        : SYMCnbappws                  Relocations: /opt 
Version     : 2.5.3.0                           Vendor: Symantec
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Summary     : OpsCenter Appliance Webservice
Description :
OpsCenter Appliance Webservice is a Web application that normalizes backup and archive data collected from various Symantec applications
 

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