DOCUMENTATION: A listing and explanation of switches for the nbrbutil command

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DOCUMENTATION: A listing and explanation of switches for the nbrbutil command

Solution

The nbrbutil command is useful when working with Resource Broker related issues.  The command can be found in the following locations:

Windows:  <install_path>\NetBackup\bin\admincmd
UNIX:  /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd

Switches are as follows:
 

SwitchFunction
-dumpDump all nbrb allocation and request list
-dumptables [-f filename]Have nbrb log its internal state
-release [GUID]Release the allocation with the given identifier
-cancel [GUID]Cancel the allocation request with the given identifier
-resetAllReset all nbrb allocations, requests, and persisted state
-resetMediaServer [mediaserver]Reset all nbrb EMM/MDS allocations related to LTID on the mediaserver
-listOrphanedMediaList media reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-listOrphanedDrivesList drives reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-listOrphanedStusList storage units reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-releaseOrphanedMedia [name]Release media reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-releaseOrphanedDrive [name]Release drives reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-releaseOrphanedStu [name]Release storage units reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-releaseMDS [ID]Release EMM/MDS allocations by MDS allocation ID
-releaseAllocHoldsRelease allocation holds due to alloction errors for drives/media
-suspendSuspend nbrb processing
-resumeResume nbrb processing
-releaseDrive Release all allocations for the named drive.
-releaseMedia Release all allocations for the named media ID.
-listOrphanedPipesList orphaned Fibre transport pipes.
-releaseOrphanedPipesRelease orphaned fibre transport pipes.

Note:  The nbrbutil is now documented in the NetBackup Commands Reference Guide for version 7.1 and later.  See Related Articles, below.


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