Example of a Configuration File for NetWorker

Use

You can simplify the way you create the configuration file for NetWorker if you use the following example and adjust it to suit your needs. If you do not want a certain parameter to be set by the parameter file, you have to invalidate or delete the relevant keyword.

File Content

NSR_HOST           p47579
NSR_HOME           "C:\Program Files\nsr\bin"
NSR_POOL           MAXDBPOOL
NSR_EXPIRE         year

NSR_NOTVERBOSE     RECOVER
NSR_EBIDTYPE       NSAVETIME

NSR_USEOUTPUT      SAVE
NSR_IGNOREERROR    " unknown error 109 (0x6d)"
NSR_IGNOREERROR    " using unlocked access"
NSR_IGNOREERROR    " The pipe has been ended.”

NSR_SAVEINTERVAL   60
NSR_BACKUPNAME     MAXDB:<database_name>_on_<node>

NSR_AVOIDPSSIDBUG  YES
NSR_SAVETIMEFORMAT "yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS AM"

Explanation

Keyword

Value

Explanation

NSR_HOST

p47579

The NetWorker server is running on computer p47579.

NSR_HOME

"C:\Program Files\nsr\bin"

The NetWorker client is installed on the database server in the directory
C:\Program Files\nsr\bin

NSR_POOL

MAXDBPOOL

Backups are stored in the NetWorker pool MAXDBPOOL.

NSR_EXPIRE

year

The backups have an expiration time of one year.

NSR_NOTVERBOSE

RECOVERY

The NetWorker RECOVER program is run without the -v option.

NSR_EDITTYPE

NSAVETIME

The backup time is used to identify backups.

NSR_USEOUTPUT

SAVE

The output of the NetWorker SAVE program is searched for errors during every backup.

NSR_IGNOREERROR

" unknown error 109 (0x6d)"
" using unlocked access"
" The pipe has been ended."

The messages
<pipe_name>: unknown error 109 (0x6d),
<pipe_name>:  using unlocked access and
<pipe_name>:  The pipe has been ended are ignored for the pipes that are used.

NSR_SAVEINTERVAL

60

The system waits 60 seconds between two SAVE calls during parallel backups.

NSR_BACKUPNAME

MAXDB:<database_name>_on_<node>

If the name of the database instance is DB73 and the name of the database computer is p47579, the backups are created with the name MAXDB:DB73_on_p47579 in NetWorker.

NSR_AVOIDPSSIDBUG

YES

The PSSID bug in the NetWorker program MMINFO is avoided.

NSR_SAVETIMEFORMAT

"yyyy/mm/dd HH:MM:SS AM"

The NetWorker MMINFO program delivers date specifications in the specified format.
Example:
2001/12/31 11:59:58 AM