netbackup

Author Gianluca Rossi
Compatibility Xymon 4.2
Requirements Netbackup 4.5 and Netbackup 6, sudo
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Last Update 2007-02-15

Monitor Vertias NetBackup status.

Client Configuration

  1. Add the following to sudoers on the NetBackup Master Server.
    Cmnd_Alias     NETBACKUP = /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs, \
                               /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bperror, \
                               /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpmedialist, \
                               /opt/openv/volmgr/bin/vmquery
    
    hobbit     ALL=NOPASSWD:NETBACKUP
  2. Add nb* scripts to client's ext folder
    • nb.cfg : common config file. you must edit this file first
    • nb-media.sh : check available and frozen media, you should not edit this file
    • nb.sh : check netbackup messages, you should not edit this file
  3. Add the following to client hobbitlaunch.cfg
    [nbmedia]
            ENVFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/etc/hobbitclient.cfg
            CMD $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/ext/nb-media.sh
            LOGFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/logs/nb-media.log
            INTERVAL 5m
    
    [nblog]
            ENVFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/etc/hobbitclient.cfg
            CMD $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/ext/nb.sh
            LOGFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/logs/nb.log
            INTERVAL 5m

Server Configuration

None.

nb.sh

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#!/bin/bash
# Netbackup messages monitoring script
# Gianluca Rossi - grossi@acantho.net
 
# TEST NAME: THIS WILL BECOME A COLUMN ON THE DISPLAY
# IT SHOULD BE AS SHORT AS POSSIBLE TO SAVE SPACE...
# NOTE YOU CAN ALSO CREATE A HELP FILE FOR YOUR TEST
# WHICH SHOULD BE PUT IN www/help/$TEST.html.  IT WILL
# BE LINKED INTO THE DISPLAY AUTOMATICALLY.
#
TEST="nbackup"
 
#
# BBHOME CAN BE SET MANUALLY WHEN TESTING.
# OTHERWISE IT SHOULD BE SET FROM THE BB ENVIRONMENT
#
# BBHOME=/home/sean/bb; export BBHOME   # FOR TESTING
 
if test "$BBHOME" = ""
then
        echo "BBHOME is not set... exiting"
        exit 1
fi
 
if test ! "$BBTMP"                      # GET DEFINITIONS IF NEEDED
then
         # echo "*** LOADING BBDEF ***"
        . $BBHOME/etc/bbdef.sh          # INCLUDE STANDARD DEFINITIONS
fi
 
 
#
# include Netbackup configuration
#
. $BBHOME/ext/nb.cfg
 
 
WARNING="`$BPERROR -U -s WARNING -hoursago 1 2>/dev/null | sed '1d'| head -10`"
ERROR="`$BPERROR -U -s ERROR  -hoursago 1 2>/dev/null | sed '1d'| head -30`"
CRITICAL="`$BPERROR -U -s CRITICAL  -hoursago 1 2>/dev/null | sed '1d'| head -30`"
INFO="`$BPERROR -U -s INFO  -hoursago 1 2>/dev/null | sed '1d' | head -10`"
LINE=""
 
COLOR="green"
STATUS="Netbackup OK"
 
if [ ! -z "$INFO" ]
then
  LINE=`printf "\n - - - INFO MESSAGES- - -\n${INFO}\n${LINE}"`
fi
 
if [ ! -z "$WARNING" ]
then
  LINE=`printf "\n - - - WARNING MESSAGES - - -\n${WARNING}\n${LINE}"`
  COLOR="yellow"
  STATUS="Netbackup - Warning"
fi
 
if [ ! -z "$ERROR" ]
then
  LINE=`printf "\n - - - ERROR MESSAGES - - -\n${ERROR}\n${LINE}"`
  COLOR="red"
  STATUS="Netbackup - Error"
fi
 
 
if [ ! -z "$CRITICAL" ]
then
  LINE=`printf "\n - - - CRITICAL MESSAGES - - -\n${CRITICAL}\n${LINE}"`
  COLOR="red"
  STATUS="Netbackup - Critical"
fi
 
 
 
#
# AT THIS POINT WE HAVE OUR RESULTS.  NOW WE HAVE TO SEND IT TO
# THE BBDISPLAY TO BE DISPLAYED...
#
$BB $BBDISP "status $MACHINE.$TEST $COLOR `date` - $STATUS $LINE"

nb-media.sh

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#!/bin/bash
#
# Veritas NetBackup hobbit plugin 
# Gianluca Rossi - grossi@acantho.net
# 1 - check available media
# 2 - check DOWNed drive
# 3 - check FROZEN media
#
# TEST NAME: THIS WILL BECOME A COLUMN ON THE DISPLAY
# IT SHOULD BE AS SHORT AS POSSIBLE TO SAVE SPACE...
# NOTE YOU CAN ALSO CREATE A HELP FILE FOR YOUR TEST
# WHICH SHOULD BE PUT IN www/help/$TEST.html.  IT WILL
# BE LINKED INTO THE DISPLAY AUTOMATICALLY.
#
TEST="nbmedia"
 
#
# BBHOME CAN BE SET MANUALLY WHEN TESTING.
# OTHERWISE IT SHOULD BE SET FROM THE BB ENVIRONMENT
#
# BBHOME=/home/sean/bb; export BBHOME   # FOR TESTING
 
if test "$BBHOME" = ""
then
        echo "BBHOME is not set... exiting"
        exit 1
fi
 
if test ! "$BBTMP"                      # GET DEFINITIONS IF NEEDED
then
         # echo "*** LOADING BBDEF ***"
        . $BBHOME/etc/bbdef.sh          # INCLUDE STANDARD DEFINITIONS
fi
 
#
# include Netbackup configuration
#
. $BBHOME/ext/nb.cfg
 
 
LINE="
"
ERR=0
#set -x
#
# how many media are available on the scratch pool?
#
$VMQUERY -pn $SCRATCH_POOL | egrep 'robot number:' | sort >$BBTMP/vmquery.$$
uniq < $BBTMP/vmquery.$$ > $BBTMP/vmqueryuniq.$$
while read line
do
	set $line
	ROBOT_NUMBER=$3
	NUM_MEDIA=`grep $ROBOT_NUMBER $BBTMP/vmquery.$$ | wc -l`
	COLOR="green"
	if [ $NUM_MEDIA -lt $WARN_MEDIA ] ; then
		ERR=`expr $ERR + 1`
		COLOR="yellow"
	fi
	if [ $NUM_MEDIA -lt $ERR_MEDIA ] ; then
		ERR=1000
		COLOR="red"
	fi
	LINE="${LINE}
&${COLOR}${NUM_MEDIA} Media available on robot $ROBOT_NUMBER"
done < $BBTMP/vmqueryuniq.$$
rm -f $BBTMP/vmquery.$$ $BBTMP/vmqueryuniq.$$
 
 
#
# check for DOWN drive
#
$VMDAREQ -a >$BBTMP/vmdareq.$$
#
NUMDRIVE=`cat $BBTMP/vmdareq.$$ | egrep '^[0-9a-zA-Z]' | wc -l`
NUMDOWN=`cat $BBTMP/vmdareq.$$ | grep 'DOWN$' | wc -l`
VMSTATUS=`cat $BBTMP/vmdareq.$$ | egrep '^[0-9a-zA-Z]|DOWN$'`
if [ $NUMDOWN -gt $WARN_DOWN ]; then
	ERR=`expr $ERR + 1`
	COLOR="yellow"
fi
if [ $NUMDOWN -gt $ERR_DOWN ]; then
        ERR=1000
        COLOR="red"
fi
 
LINE="${LINE}
&${COLOR}${NUMDRIVE} Total drive. ${NUMDOWN} are down.
${VMSTATUS}
"
rm -f $BBTMP/vmdareq.$$
 
 
#
# check for frozen media on every media server
#
for host in $MEDIA_SERVERS
do
	$BPMEDIA -summary -h $host | sed '1d' | head -6 > $BBTMP/media.$$
	FROZEN=`cat $BBTMP/media.$$ | tail -1 | awk '{ print $4}'`
	COLOR="green"
	if [ $FROZEN -gt $WARN_FROZEN ] ; then
		COLOR="yellow"
		ERR=`expr $ERR + 1`
	fi
	if [ $FROZEN -gt $ERR_FROZEN ] ; then
		COLOR="red"
		ERR=1000
	fi
	O=`tail +2 $BBTMP/media.$$ | sed "s/^MEDIA/\&$COLOR/"`
	LINE="${LINE}
*******************************************************************************
$O"
done
 
rm -f $BBTMP/media.$$
 
if [ $ERR -ge 1000 ] ; then
	ERR="red"
	STATUS="Media Error"
elif [ "$ERR" -gt 0 ] ; then
	ERR="yellow"
	STATUS="Media Warning"
else
	ERR="green"
	STATUS="Media OK"
fi
 
 
#
# AT THIS POINT WE HAVE OUR RESULTS.  NOW WE HAVE TO SEND IT TO
# THE BBDISPLAY TO BE DISPLAYED...
#
$BB $BBDISP "status $MACHINE.$TEST $ERR `date` - $STATUS 
$LINE"
#echo $BBDISP "status $MACHINE.$TEST $ERR `date` - $STATUS $LINE"

nb.cfg

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# NetBackup plugin configuration 
#
MASTER_SERVER="back-ser"
MEDIA_SERVERS="back-ser mediasrv0 mediasrv1"
 
# change following commands to the correct path
SUDO="/usr/local/bin/sudo"
BPERROR="$SUDO /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bperror"
VMQUERY="$SUDO /opt/openv/volmgr/bin/vmquery"
BPMEDIA="$SUDO /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpmedialist"
VMDAREQ="$SUDO /usr/openv/volmgr/bin/vmdareq"
BPDBJOBS="$SUDO /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs" 
 
#
# minimun number of media available on the scratch poll
#
WARN_MEDIA=7
ERR_MEDIA=5
 
# name of the scratch poll
SCRATCH_POOL=Scratch_pool
 
# alert if there are too many frozen media
WARN_FROZEN=5
ERR_FROZEN=7
 
# alert in there are DOWN drive
ERR_DOWN=2
WARN_DOWN=1
 
#
# not yet used
#
IGNORE_CODES="0 150"
WARNING_CODES="1"
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  • 2007-02-15
    • Initial release
  • monitors/netbackup.txt
  • Last modified: 2009/11/23 06:04
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