Hi

We currently doing a new installation of a system for a customer running the
following:

SUN V880

# prtconf

System Configuration: Sun Microsystems sun4u

Memory size: 8192 Megabytes

System Peripherals (Software Nodes):

SUNW,Sun-Fire-880


Informix Server

Informix Dynamic Server Version 7.31.FD3 -- On-Line -- Up 01:54:59 --
1866752 Kbytes

The machine is running Solaris 8 (2/02) with Veritas volume manager and with
a L20 tape library connected to it.

We have NETBACKUP 3.4 loaded and patched with the patches according to
(support.veritas.com).

We are backing up the system with netbackup and onbar full backup through
the GUI. The system reports the backup as successfull.

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2002-06-27 17:41:04 5443 5441 /usr/informix/bin/onbar_d -b -w -L 0

2002-06-27 17:41:04 5443 5441 Logical Logs will not be backed up because
LTAPEDEV value is /dev/null

2002-06-27 17:41:06 5443 5441 Begin level 0 backup rootdbs.

2002-06-27 17:41:06 5443 5441 Successfully connected to Storage Manager.

2002-06-27 17:50:57 5443 5441 Completed level 0 backup rootdbs.

2002-06-27 17:51:12 5443 5441 Begin level 0 backup xtralogs.

2002-06-27 17:51:22 5443 5441 Completed level 0 backup xtralogs.

2002-06-27 17:51:22 5443 5441 Begin level 0 backup vol_t3a.

2002-06-27 20:01:55 5443 5441 Completed level 0 backup vol_t3a.

2002-06-27 20:01:55 5443 5441 Begin level 0 backup vol_t3b.

2002-06-27 22:08:53 5443 5441 Completed level 0 backup vol_t3b.

2002-06-27 22:08:56 5443 5441 /usr/informix/bin/onbar_d: process exit 152
(0x98)

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Then we try and restore the backup with the "xbp" utility, but the system
returns with a error message:

(using the "selected files and directories" restore option)

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# cat bplog.rest.009

Restore started Fri Jun 28 15:12:59 2002

15:13:01 (52.xxx) Restore job id 52 will require 4 images.

15:13:01 (52.xxx) Media id W1320D is needed for the restore.

15:13:35 (52.001) Restoring from image created Thu Jun 27 17:47:43 2002

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - Data socket = mxsun.3604

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - Name socket = mxsun.3148

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - New data socket = mxsun.1231

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - Waiting for mount of media id W1320D on server
mxsun.

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - Client read timeout = 300

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - Media mount timeout = 0

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - client = mxsun

15:13:37 (52.001) INF - requesting_client = mxsun

15:13:38 (52.001) INF - browse_client = mxsun

15:19:36 INF - Server status = 25

15:19:36 (52.004) Status of restore from image created Thu Jun 27 20:02:19
2002 = cannot connect on socket

15:19:36 (52.004) /online/vol_t3b/0 was not restored.

15:19:37 (52.003) Status of restore from image created Thu Jun 27 17:51:43
2002 = cannot connect on socket

15:19:37 (52.003) /online/vol_t3a/0 was not restored.

15:19:39 (52.002) Status of restore from image created Thu Jun 27 17:51:15
2002 = cannot connect on socket

15:19:39 (52.002) /online/xtralogs/0 was not restored.

15:19:40 (52.001) Status of restore from image created Thu Jun 27 17:47:43
2002 = cannot connect on socket

15:19:40 (52.001) /online/rootdbs/0 was not restored.

15:19:41 (52.xxx) INF - Status = cannot connect on socket.

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Is it possible for someone to give us some indication of what could be wrong
with the restore.





Hennie Venter

Support Engineer

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