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Usage specifics of the bpbkar_path_tr touch file to enable enhanced debug logging
of the bpbkar process

Details:
On Windows clients, the following steps are used:

1. Create the \\<install_path>\NetBackup\logs\bpbkar directory. Generated log


information will be placed in this directory in a file named mmddyy.log (where mm =
month, dd = date, yy = year).
2. Create an empty file called \\<install_path>\NetBackup\bpbkar_path_tr (ensure that
the file has no extension and is named as defined)
3. Enable logging for the desired system by setting the 'Global logging level' to 5
(maximum). This can be found in the Logging tab of the Host Properties | Clients |
Properties section of the NetBackup Administration Console.
4. Restart the 'NetBackup Client Service' in the Control Panel Services applet (usually
contained within Administrative Tools)
5. Run a backup to generate the log information

On UNIX clients, the following steps are used:

1. Create the bpbkar debug log directory by running


mkdir /<install_path>/netbackup/logs/bpbkar. Generated log information will be placed in
this directory in a file named log.mmddyy (where mm = month, dd = date, yy = year).
2. Create a file named touch /<install_path>/netbackup/bpbkar_path_tr to enable
extended bpbkar debug logging
3. Enable logging for the desired system by setting the Global logging level to 5
(maximum). This can be found in the 'Logging' tab of the Host Properties | Clients
| Properties section of the NetBackup Administration Console.
4. Run a backup to generate the log information

Note that the use of this "touch" file will cause radically larger bpbkar logs than the usual
(even at a logging level of 5). Refer to the UNIX / Windows Troubleshooting Guide for
more specifics on debug logs.

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Products Applied:
NetBackup BusinesServer 3.4, 3.4.1, 4.5,
4.5 (FP3), 4.5 (FP4), 4.5 (FP5), 4.5 (FP6),
4.5 (MP1), 4.5 (MP2), 4.5 (MP3), 4.5 (MP4),
4.5 (MP5), 4.5 (MP6)
NetBackup DataCenter 3.4, 3.4.1, 4.5, 4.5
(FP3), 4.5 (FP4), 4.5 (FP5), 4.5 (FP6), 4.5
(MP1), 4.5 (MP2), 4.5 (MP3), 4.5 (MP4), 4.5
(MP5), 4.5 (MP6)
NetBackup Enterprise Server 5.0, 5.0 MP1
NetBackup Server 5.0, 5.0 MP1

Last Updated: May 07 2004 06:50 AM GMT


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Languages:
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Operating Systems:
Windows 2000
SAK, Server SP2, Server SP3, Server SP4

Windows 9x
95, 95 OSR2, 95 SP1, 98, 98 Second Edition, ME

AIX
4.3.3.10, 5.1, 5.1 (32 bit), 5.1 (64 bit), 5.2

Solaris
2.6, 7.0, 7.0 (32-bit), 7.0 (64-bit), 8.0, 8.0 (32-bit), 8.0 (64-bit), 9.0, 9.0
(32-bit), 9.0 (64-bit)

Linux
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r4

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Windows XP
Pro 5.1, Pro 5.1 64 bit SP1, Pro 5.1 64-bit, Pro 5.1 SP1

Windows Server 2003


Standard Server

FreeBSD
4.0, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8

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