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Netbackup job completion status

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Compatible With
  • Nagios 2.x
  • Nagios 3.x
check_nbu_job.shNetbackup job completion status nagios plugin
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Check if certain netbackup policy completed within given time bounds successfully with given number of child jobs.
Check if certain netbackup policy completed within given time bounds. For example you have a policy which must be completed with 8 jobs no more than 1500 minutes ago. You run the plugin
check_nbu_job.sh -p nbu_pol -t 1500 -j 8
If some of the jobs was not completed because of some error, exit status will be critican, but you must check NBU admin interfaces for exact error reason.
Tested with Solaris 9, Veritas Netbackup 6.0

run the plugin as root user because netbackup does allow run bpdbjobs only root user. If you want it to be run as another user (for example nagios), you should implement some sudo (linux) or pfexec (Solaris).