[Veritas-bu] Help! Lost access to administrative commands.
ctrown at uoregon.edu
Mon Jun 4 11:38:41 CDT 2007
Ambrose, Monte wrote:
> That happens when the auth.conf file gets hosed. /usr/openv/java/auth.conf. Check if your user id is in it and if you have all the right permissions
In the end, it turned out to be a problem with ports. The right
combination can lock you and your apps out. This is something I've
never completely gotten my head around. Especially when firewalls are
I called back on Sat. and requested an escalation and a re-queue.
Took a little while, but got it going.
Next time, I'm making a copy of my bp.conf file before I fiddle.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu [mailto:veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of Rockey Reed
> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 10:16 PM
> To: Christopher Trown; veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
> Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Help! Lost access to administrative commands.
> Get you last good catalog backup and do a restore, then make sure you
> don't fiddle with the Authorization section of the NBU without first
> reading and making sure you truly understand what the is going on. It
> appears you have successfully restricted everyone from the
> administrative feature. In that your jobs are failing, do the recovery
> (well documented in the Troubleshooting Guide) and get your data
> Rockey J. Reed
> You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the
> best you can every day. Marian Wright Edelman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
> [mailto:veritas-bu-bounces at mailman.eng.auburn.edu] On Behalf Of
> Christopher Trown
> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2007 7:08 PM
> To: veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu
> Subject: [Veritas-bu] Help! Lost access to administrative commands.
> I hope somebody can help me. Support is flailing. No help at
> I made a few changes via the console GUI and now I don't have
> access to any of the admin commands. When I crank up the GUI, all I get
> is the Backup, Archive and Restore menu option. I get this whether I'm
> at my workstation in my office or on the console.
> The processes seem to be up:
> /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpps -a
> NB Processes
> root 22633 1 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00
> root 22641 1 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00
> root 22666 22641 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00
> MM Processes
> root 22624 1 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00
> root 22631 1 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00 vmd -v
> root 22681 22624 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00 tldd -v
> root 22684 22624 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00 avrd -v
> root 22688 1 0 16:53 pts/1 00:00:00 tldcd -v
> /usr/openv/volmgr/bin/vmoprcmd -h backup -d ds
> DRIVE STATUS
> Drv Type Control User Label RecMID ExtMID Ready Wr.Enbl.
> 0 hcart AVR Yes AYR145 Yes Yes
> 1 hcart2 TLD - No -
> Backups are not running. I can see the jobs in the queue. Since
> last night, they are failing with status 219.
> When I try to get a listing of available media, I get:
> <16>bpauthorize main: Function connect_to_remote_server(backup) failed:
> cannot connect on socket
> You do not have the proper authorization to perform
> this task. Please resolve and try again.
> Which I think is telling, I just don't know where else to look.
> There are server entries in bp.conf for the server and my workstation.
> There are entries in /etc/hosts for my workstation and the server.
> The setup is pretty simple, one server acting as Master and Media
> Server, connected to a robotic library. The system is running RedHat
> Can someone point me where to look?
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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