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NetBackup 8.1.1 / 3.1.1 Hotfix - SQL/Oracle Intellignt policy errors after Daylight Savings Time (Etrack 3957730)



NetBackup 8.1.1 Daylight Savings Time HotFix Emergency Engineering Binary (EEB)


One week after clock moves forward for DST at midnight, SQL/Oracle Intelligent policy jobs are launched every minute; some of these fail with Status 196


Status 196: Client backup was not attempted because backup window closed


A hotfix is available for NetBackup 8.1.1 which resolves the following problem:

One week after the Time Change in Brazil and Chile moved forward at midnight, nbpem started submitting SQL & Oracle Intelligent policy jobs repeatedly (one every minute) flooding the Activity Monitor, and most of these jobs would fail with Status Code 196.




EEB Installer checksums:

EEB Installer            sha256sum

eebinstaller_3957730_2_hpia64      2b931ce9399dcd612cee0c8e880c3a50bfff1a925a002ba45e7628d424fed59a

eebinstaller_3957730_2_linuxR_x86   34edf11079437435f4481e89775954657ad845e2b0ac83de22aafe3764fa48d0

eebinstaller_3957730_2_linuxS_x86   07ff5e7129dc54b21c40ac04f901dc4ba3d6f1b27b24b219ff301bb7094fd579

eebinstaller_3957730_2_rs6000      d545ae9677ca0433905c9490d77fead9ef42e8b7189cda371c1a412eaefcc6f0

eebinstaller_3957730_2_solaris      eb437ac3ef4f04f28ffa8918b98d7be57ee8644778c761b805be2784b20a8b45

eebinstaller_3957730_2_solaris_x86   5347675cf281ace130c56fb77f847973f78dddd449f50dfb41b6d6120725e093

eebinstaller_3957730_2_AMD64.exe   aede67133588a3a2ccfea3959c161f57ac7022800e12f4918acde1a09f63545e


Zip File Package Contents:

File         Checksum      Byte count

hpia64/nbpem      626962280      120204960

linuxR_x86/nbpem   1614708101      14548318

linuxS_x86/nbpem   3457780462      13486396

rs6000/nbpem      2483272122      48246616

solaris/nbpem      3136946652      24684408

solaris_x86/nbpem   4250275674      31409168

AMD64/nbpem.exe      4254839731      7271424


Recommended service state:

Stop all NetBackup services before applying this hotfix.

Applies to the following product releases

Update files

File name Description Version Platform Size