[Veritas-bu] VSS or Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider
Jones, Rick - IST contractor
Rick.Jones at mkcorp.com
Thu Mar 31 11:00:35 CST 2005
Yep that was first thing I tried without success, see "bpclient results"
below. For some reason NetBackup still tries to start the service, also
see "system event log" below. any other ideas?
root  bpclient -client w3dmzsql22 -L
Client Name: w3dmzsql22
IP Address: 0.0.0.0
Connect on non-reserved port: no
No call-back connections: no
Dynamic Address: no
Free Browse: Allow
List Restore: Not Specified
Max Jobs This Client: Not Specified
WOFB Enabled: no
WOFB FIM: VSP
WOFB Usage: Individual Drive Snapshot
WOFB Error Control: Abort on Error
SYSTEM EVENT LOG
3/31/2005 7:00:28 AM Service Control Manager Information None 7036 N/A
W3DMZSQL22 The Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider service entered
the running state.
3/31/2005 7:00:28 AM Service Control Manager Information None 7035 NT
AUTHORITY\SYSTEM W3DMZSQL22 The Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider
service was successfully sent a start control.
From: veritas-bu-admin at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
[mailto:veritas-bu-admin at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Jerry
Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 10:41 AM
To: Paul Keating; veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
Subject: RE: [Veritas-bu] VSS or Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider
bpclient will do it from the command line as well.
--- Paul Keating <pkeating at bank-banque-canada.ca>
> If it's similar to 5.0.....
> In the admin GUI,
> Host Properties -> Master Servers -> double click the appropriate
> master server to connect, then right click -> properties.
> Select "Client Attributes".
> hit the "Add" button....enter the name of the client you want to
> disable VSS on, hit add, then close.
> Once the client is in the list there, click on it to highlight it,
> then click on the Windows Open File Backup tab on the upper right.
> Take the "check" out of "Enable Windows Open File Backup for the
> client"...then ok everything.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: veritas-bu-admin at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
> [mailto:veritas-bu-admin at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Jones,
> Rick - IST contractor
> Sent: March 31, 2005 10:31 AM
> To: veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
> Subject: [Veritas-bu] VSS or Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider
> Using 5.1, master is Solaris, we have had very high tread counts
> attempting certain window's backup. This has been trace to VSS.
> Realizing that VSS or Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider can be
> by disabling the service on a window's box, I have a box that because
> it's the end of the month I can't modify.
> The question is from
> the NetBackup perspective is there anyway I can tell NetBackup not to
> try to start the VSS service when it attempts a backup?
> Rick Jones
> System Administrator
> Mary Kay, Inc. Office 2.029
> 972.687.4327 fax: 972.687.1600
> Cell: 469.450.2478 pager: 877.502.1344
> Rick.Jones at mkcorp.com
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