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:
 

Switch Function
-dump Dump 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
-resetAll Reset all nbrb allocations, requests, and persisted state
-resetMediaServer [mediaserver] Reset all nbrb EMM/MDS allocations related to LTID on the mediaserver
-listOrphanedMedia List media reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-listOrphanedDrives List drives reserved in EMM but with no corresponding allocation in RB
-listOrphanedStus List 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
-releaseAllocHolds Release allocation holds due to alloction errors for drives/media
-suspend Suspend nbrb processing
-resume Resume nbrb processing
-releaseDrive Release all allocations for the named drive.
-releaseMedia Release all allocations for the named media ID.
-listOrphanedPipes List orphaned Fibre transport pipes.
-releaseOrphanedPipes Release 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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