Symantec NetBackup status code 1546 to status code 1552


Symantec NetBackup product is a backup and recovery product designed for enterprise users. Symantec NetBackup tool can be used to perform backups of SQL Server databases and provides various features.

Below are some of the NetBackup status error codes from Status Code 1546 to Status Code 1552 which may be received while using the Symantec NetBackup tool.

NetBackup status code: 1546
Message: Capacity managed retention type is not compatible with SLP operations
Explanation: Capacity managed retention has been chosen as the retention type
for an SLP operation. That retention type does not support the SLP operations.
RecommendedAction: Choose a different SLP that is compatible with the schedule

NetBackup status code: 1547
Message: Expire after copy retention requires a dependent copy
Explanation: When the retention type for an SLP operation is expire after copy,
a dependent copy for that operation must use the expire after copy operation as
its source.
RecommendedAction: No operations can be performed on this snapshot. Expire
it from the catalog.

NetBackup status code: 1548
Message: Retention type is not compatible with snapshot operation
Explanation: The retention type that you selected for the snapshot operation in
an SLP is not supported for snapshots.
Recommended Action: Choose a different retention type.

NetBackup status code: 1549
Message: TIR information selection is not compatible with SLP operations
Explanation: The backup policy has TIR information collection enabled and uses
an SLP as its storage destination. One or more of the operations in the SLP do not
support TIR information collection.
Recommended Action: Do one of the following:
¦ Remove the TIR information selection from the backup policy.
¦ Choose a different SLP to use with the backup policy.

NetBackup status code: 1552
Message: The source and target storage units are not valid replication partners.
Explanation: The nbstl command has configured the lifecycle policy. One of the
following is true:
¦ The target storage unit or group that is specified for the replication operation
is not a replication partner for the source storage unit or group.
¦ Explanation: Volumes that are configured in the target storage unit or group
are not replication targets for the volumes that are configured in the source
storage unit or group.
¦ You use the fully qualified name for the storage server. The storage server
creation process requires the short version of the name as displayed in the
bpstsinfo -li output.
Recommended Action: Do one of the following:
Run the following command to get a list of matching target storage units or
groups for the given source storage unit or group:
# nbdevquery -listreptargets -stunit source_stu_or_group
¦ Rerun the nbstl command with the target storage unit or group from the list
that the nbdevquery command displays.
¦ Run the bpstsinfo -li command and check the output for the storage server
name. The name that you use to create the storage server must match this
¦ Ensure that NetBackup is configured after the storage server configuration is
complete. If not, use the Change Disk Pool dialog of the NetBackup
Administration Console or the nbdevconfig -updatedp command to refresh
each disk pool of the storage server.

Hope this was helpful.

SQLServerF1 Team
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