Symantec NetBackup status code 226 to status code 230


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 226 to Status Code 230 which may be received while using the Symantec NetBackup tool.

NetBackup status code: 226
Message: the entity already exists
Explanation: The configuration already has an entity with the same name or
definition. For example: this status appears if you add a new policy when an
existing policy has the same name or definition such as attributes or clients.
Recommended Action: Correct your request and re-execute the command.

NetBackup status code: 227
Message: no entity was found
Explanation: The item requested was not in the catalog. For example, the entity
can be a file or it can be policy information.
Recommended Action: A common cause for this problem is a query that has no
matching images. Specify different parameters or options for the operation and
try it again.

NetBackup status code: 228
Message: unable to process request
Explanation: An inconsistency exists in the catalog or a request was made that
would be improper to satisfy.
Recommended Action: Do the following, as appropriate:
¦ If this status involves a media server, verify that its server list specifies the
correct master server. On a UNIX or Linux server, the master server is the first
SERVER entry in the bp.conf file.Ona Windows server, the master is designated
on the Servers tab in the Master Server Properties dialog box.
See “Using the Host Properties window to access configuration settings” in
the Troubleshooting Guide.
¦ For detailed troubleshooting information, create a bpdbm debug log directory
and retry the operation. Then, check the resulting debug log.

NetBackup status code: 229
Message: events out of sequence – image inconsistency
Explanation: A request was made that would cause the image catalog to become
inconsistent if satisfied
RecommendedAction: Obtain detailed troubleshooting information by creating
a debug log directory for bpdbm. Then, retry the operation, save the resulting
debug log, and call customer support.

NetBackup status code: 230
Message: the specified policy does not exist in the configuration database
Explanation: The specified policy name does not exist.
Recommended Action: Correct your parameters or options and retry the

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