Thanks for the info. I've been away for the last week, that's why I did
not come back to you earlier.
I checked the catalog with the command you listed: unless the bplist
output is limited to a number of lines (I can't get a definitive answer
to that from our NB guys), we're basically stuffed. It seems that the NB
catalog is spread over a number of servers, so if RMAN queries one it
will not get the entire list of available files. We're getting Symantec
out to clean it up... I may have to can the entire RMAN catalog.
Sigh.... where have the days of tar and 'alter tablespace backup'
gone... things were so easy then....
Jared Still wrote:
> On 5/29/07, *Sweetser, Joe* <JSweetser@(protected)
> Plus, the crosscheck command uses/looks at the Netbackup *catalog*
> so the files do not necessarily need to be directly
> available/accessible at the time the command is issued. But they
> do need to exist in the NB catalog - which you can check with some
> form of the NB bplist command (before issuing the crosscheck
> command), if I am not mistaken. If you need the exact syntax
> shoot me a message and I will try to locate an old script I have.
> /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bplist -C <client server> -S <NetBackup
> Server> -l -t 4 -R /
> I keep it in a script as I cannot remember the syntax.
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
Tony van Lingen
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