Category: Windows

Oct 02

Resolve Media Changer issues

HP Data Protector

Recently I had to troubleshoot an issue where loading and unloading tape drives in a tape library was causing trouble. Parallel operations executed on the same library changer device caused a subset of the operations to fail leading to aborted sessions. A Linux Media Agent controlling the library changer reported the following error. [Normal] From: …

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Mar 30

Resolving FilterListenerService installation issue

HP Data Protector

You may run into this non-critical issue during upgrade to Data Protector A.09.09 on Windows Cell Managers in case to the installation was done to a non-default path, e.g O:\Omniback and the VEPA integration is also installed. Error: could not locate INF file ‘C:\Program Files\Omniback\bin\HPEDpHsm.inf’ is displayed during the patch bundle setup High CPU load caused …

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Jul 02

Clean up after Data Protector IDB restore (Windows)

HP Data Protector

This is a follow-up on my post Clean up after Data Protector IDB restore which was intended for Linux/UNIX Cell Managers. It will guide you through the very same procedure to clean up after a successful IDB restore on a Windows Cell Manager. The same rules and warnings apply. Please note: Data Protector program files and program data are installed to …

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May 10

Clean up after Data Protector IDB restore

HP Data Protector

IDB restore with Data Protector 8 and later is really straight forward. It allows a much more granular recovery than in previous versions, since it’s done using a fully featured module instead of a file system hot-backup. You’re able to restore the IDB (PostgreSQL database) including log file recovery, DCBF files and configuration files individually or all together …

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Apr 25

Delete db40\dcbf folder after migration to DP 8.x

HP Data Protector

If you migrate from a previous version to Data Protector A.08.00 or later on Windows, you might come across an issue where you’re unable to remove the old db40\dcbf directories using GUI or omnidbutil -remove_dcdir. This is most likely caused by the used path separator inside the Internal Database. Since version 8 the path separator …

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