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How To - Perform a manual NetBackup client removal on Linux from 8.1 onwards

This section provides the procedure to manually remove NetBackup software on Linux clients.

Process:

  1. Stop all NetBackup running processes and daemons using the following command: 
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bp.kill_all

  1. Before NetBackup removal, you need to carry out the following step: 
  • For Debian clients, delete the security certificates using the following command:
nbcertcmd -deleteAllCertificates

  1. Remove NetBackup folder using the following command:
rm -r /usr/openv

  1. Remove the following NetBackup reference files in /etc/xinetd.d:
rm -f /etc/xinetd.d/bpcd
rm -f /etc/xinetd.d/bpjava-msvc
rm -f /etc/xinetd.d/vnetd
rm -f /etc/xinetd.d/vopied 
 
  1. Remove NetBackup references in the /etc/services file:
NetBackup services 
bpjava-msvc 13722/tcp bpjava-msvc 
bpcd 13782/tcp bpcd 
vnetd 13724/tcp vnetd 
vopied 13783/tcp vopied
 
  1. Restart inetd using the following command:
/etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd restart
 
 
If you continue to experience difficulties removing the client please open a case with the DLT Opscenter using the following contact information:

1-888-358-7658
Opscenter@dlt.com
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