[Veritas-bu] Steps to change Master Server Name

lookn4me netbackup-forum at backupcentral.com
Mon Feb 22 15:02:36 CST 2010


OK thanks for the update.  I will need to have the image, volumedb, and mediadb, really the entire master server installation and contents recovered and all references to the master server changed.


Micheal wrote:
> It has been a while, but I believe I did selective restores, just restored the image database and not the VOL databases.
> 
> --- On Mon, 2/22/10, lookn4me <netbackup-forum < at > backupcentral.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> > From: lookn4me <netbackup-forum < at > backupcentral.com>
> > Subject: [Veritas-bu]  Steps to change Master Server Name
> > To: VERITAS-BU < at > MAILMAN.ENG.AUBURN.EDU
> > Received: Monday, February 22, 2010, 12:31 PM
> > 
> > When using the -dhost option do you also specify -r ALL to
> > download and update all the images to the new host.  
> > 
> > 
> > Micheal wrote:
> > 
> > > I have changed master server name few times (pre
> > > 
> > Netbackup 6.0). I thought it was pretty simple. Basically it
> > consisted of these 2 steps:
> > 
> > > 
> > > - Do a COLD backup of catalog on the old server
> > > - Restore on the new server using bprecover -dhost
> > > 
> > "NEW_SERVER_NAME" option
> > 
> > > 
> > > I havent tried this on 6.0 and up.
> > > 
> > > MK
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- On Mon, 2/22/10, Ed Wilts <ewilts < at >
> > > 
> > ewilts.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > > From: Ed Wilts <ewilts < at >
> > > > 
> > > 
> > ewilts.org>
> > 
> > > 
> > > > Subject: Re: [Veritas-bu] Steps to change Master
> > > > 
> > > 
> > Server Name
> > 
> > > 
> > > > To: VERITAS-BU < at >
> > > > 
> > > 
> > mailman.eng.auburn.edu
> > 
> > > 
> > > > Received: Monday, February 22, 2010, 8:32 AM
> > > > On Mon, Feb 22,
> > > > 2010 at 7:36 AM, lookn4me <netbackup-forum
> > > > 
> > > 
> > < at > backupcentral.com>
> > 
> > > 
> > > > wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > I plan to replicate a production environment on a
> > > > 
> > > 
> > test
> > 
> > > 
> > > > server, but I need to change the master server
> > > > 
> > > 
> > name as the
> > 
> > > 
> > > > test environment will not be isolated.  Anyone
> > > > 
> > > 
> > out there
> > 
> > > 
> > > > have success with the process?  The environment
> > > > 
> > > 
> > is
> > 
> > > 
> > > > Netbackup 5.1 MP4 on solaris 9 and 10 OS.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > It's doable but very definitely not for the
> > > > 
> > > 
> > faint
> > 
> > > 
> > > > of heart and it changes every release.  What you
> > > > 
> > > 
> > do 
> > 
> > > 
> > > > in 5.MP4 will definitely not work in 6.x.
> > > >  
> > > > A long-time Symantec employee was talking at the
> > > > 
> > > 
> > last
> > 
> > > 
> > > > customer forum and said that it takes 30 steps,
> > > > 
> > > 
> > IN EXACTLY
> > 
> > > 
> > > > THE RIGHT ORDER, to rename a master server.  Get
> > > > 
> > > 
> > one step
> > 
> > > 
> > > > wrong or out of order and you get to restore and
> > > > 
> > > 
> > start
> > 
> > > 
> > > > over.  For this reason, Symantec is currently
> > > > 
> > > 
> > refusing to
> > 
> > > 
> > > > document the process because can (and have in the
> > > > 
> > > 
> > past) shot
> > 
> > > 
> > > > themselves in the feet (and then reloaded :-)). 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > A
> > 
> > > 
> > > > supported procedure to rename a master has been
> > > > 
> > > 
> > requested
> > 
> > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > >  
> > > > We did it back in 3.4, changing platforms at the
> > > > 
> > > 
> > same
> > 
> > > 
> > > > time,  We didn't get in 1 run either - we found
> > > > 
> > > 
> > out
> > 
> > > 
> > > > what was wrong and then started again another
> > > > 
> > > 
> > day,
> > 
> > > 
> > > > completing it successfully.
> > > >  
> > > >    .../Ed
> > > > 
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